Tracking The Troops - InformationWeek

InformationWeek is part of the Informa Tech Division of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them.Informa PLC's registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.

IoT
IoT
News

Tracking The Troops

HR system to unite military personnel data

The Defense Department's plans to become more efficient by moving the records of all military personnel to a single Web-based human-resources system are moving forward. This month, contractors--including Computer Sciences Corp., IBM, PricewaterhouseCoopers (now IBM Business Consulting), Northrop Grumman, and Lockheed Martin Systems--will deliver a final blueprint for implementation. The system should make it easier for planners to identify people with particular skills, check availability, and deploy troops more quickly. The project, which will replace more than 70 legacy HR systems, is set to become operational in 2004.

PeopleSoft Inc. will represent about 80% of the software to be deployed, says a spokesman for the Navy's Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command, which is overseeing the project. In a new report, Morgan Stanley analyst Chuck Phillips notes that sources say PeopleSoft may be the "logical software partner" to help the new Homeland Security Department put a comprehensive employee-tracking system in place, because many of the agencies to be rolled into the department already use the company's HRMS system.

We welcome your comments on this topic on our social media channels, or [contact us directly] with questions about the site.
Comment  | 
Print  | 
More Insights
2020 State of DevOps Report
2020 State of DevOps Report
Download this report today to learn more about the key tools and technologies being utilized, and how organizations deal with the cultural and process changes that DevOps brings. The report also examines the barriers organizations face, as well as the rewards from DevOps including faster application delivery, higher quality products, and quicker recovery from errors in production.
Slideshows
Data Science: How the Pandemic Has Affected 10 Popular Jobs
Cynthia Harvey, Freelance Journalist, InformationWeek,  9/9/2020
Commentary
The Growing Security Priority for DevOps and Cloud Migration
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer,  9/3/2020
Commentary
Dark Side of AI: How to Make Artificial Intelligence Trustworthy
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary,  9/15/2020
Register for InformationWeek Newsletters
Video
Current Issue
IT Automation Transforms Network Management
In this special report we will examine the layers of automation and orchestration in IT operations, and how they can provide high availability and greater scale for modern applications and business demands.
White Papers
Slideshows
Twitter Feed
Sponsored Live Streaming Video
Everything You've Been Told About Mobility Is Wrong
Attend this video symposium with Sean Wisdom, Global Director of Mobility Solutions, and learn about how you can harness powerful new products to mobilize your business potential.
Sponsored Video
Flash Poll