Accession Number : AD0869177

Title :   Technological Forecasting and Simulation for Program Selection (TEFORS). Volume II. User Guide.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. 24 Feb 69-15 Feb 70,

Corporate Author : CONTROL DATA CORP WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Nozicka, George J. ; White, Fredric R. ; Iseman, Charles J.

Report Date : FEB 1970

Pagination or Media Count : 87

Abstract : The report describes the evolution, design and implementation of the Technological Forecasting and Simulation for Program Selection (TEFORS) system. The system is designed to assist management in the planning and execution of research and development programs by application of operations research principles of simulation, information processing, and management science. The report consists of three volumes: Volume I provides general information, Volume II is a user guide, which discusses the procedures to be followed by both management and operations personnel in using the TEFORS system, and Volume III is a programmer guide which describes in detail the TEFORS system computer program logic. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*AIR FORCE OPERATIONS, RESEARCH MANAGEMENT), (*RESEARCH MANAGEMENT, MANAGEMENT ENGINEERING), (*MANAGEMENT ENGINEERING, COMPUTER PROGRAMMING), DECISION MAKING, COST EFFECTIVENESS, FEASIBILITY STUDIES, MILITARY REQUIREMENTS, WEAPON SYSTEMS, MANAGEMENT PLANNING AND CONTROL, DOCUMENTS, DATA PROCESSING, MANAGEMENT PLANNING AND CONTROL.

Subject Categories : Administration and Management
      Operations Research
      Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE