Accession Number : ADA304512

Title :   Fleet Logistics System. Data Administration Plans and Procedures Manual,

Corporate Author : JOHN A VOLPE NATIONAL TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS CENTER CAMBRIDGE MA

Personal Author(s) : Carpenter, John E. ; Semble, Andrew D. ; Tenofsky, Harry ; Popeil, Ian ; Jaffarian, Jeff

PDF Url : ADA304512

Report Date : JAN 1996

Pagination or Media Count : 363

Abstract : This manual provides data administration (DA) procedures for the developers and maintainers of Coast Guard Fleet logistics information systems, Logistics includes a community of supply, logistics, maintenance, and shipboard functions. The information for these functions form a cross functional system that supports the organizational processes of several functional divisions, in accordance with Coast Guard information resource management policy. This approach is based on Coast Guard data administration practice, with refinement required for sharing data with other Government agencies and private-sector supplier organizations. The manual provides procedures, formats, and planning guidelines for information system developers and maintainers, users of standard data, data stewards, and data administration staff The DAPAP manual provides a process for development and integration of logical data models, data element standardization, sharing of legacy data by mapping or migration, functional requirements for a metadata repository, data quality criteria a data stewardship program, a summary of DA-related roles and responsibilities, and relationship to the Coast Guard Data Administration Dictionary System (DADS). Appendices include a summary of information systems concepts, a class word list, data element attribute descriptions, forms, and a glossary.

Descriptors :   *SYSTEMS ENGINEERING, *MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEMS, *DATA MANAGEMENT, *SYSTEMS APPROACH, *COAST GUARD PERSONNEL, SOFTWARE ENGINEERING, MODELS, LOGISTICS MANAGEMENT, QUALITY, PLANNING, FORMATS, LOGISTICS, STANDARDS, STANDARDIZATION, FLEETS(SHIPS), MAPPING, INSTRUCTIONS, SUPPLIES, INSTRUCTION MANUALS.

Subject Categories : Computer Systems
      Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies
      Marine Engineering

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE