Improving information management at Mare Island Naval Shipyard

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Authors
Brattin, Kenneth R.
Dahinden, Eric M.
Subjects
Shipyard MIS
Information management
Naval shipyard
Data processing
ADP design
ADP user problems
Token ring
Network
Mainframe
Advisors
Frew, Barry
Date of Issue
1987-09
Date
March 1987
Publisher
Monterey, California: U.S. Naval Postgraduate School
Language
en_US
Abstract
This thesis discusses the problems of information management within a Naval Shipyard, The research was conducted at Mare Island Naval Shipyard in Vallejo, California; however the findings may apply on a much larger scale to all NAVSEA industrial facilities. Discussion is focused on the Shipyard MIS installed by the Bureau of Ships (BUSHIPS) in the early sixties the aid shipyard managers in accomplishing a complex overhaul of a modern vessel. Present system problems resulting in inefficiencies and information degradation are described and possible actions to improve information flow without cognitive overload are explored.
Type
Thesis
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Department
Department of Administrative Sciences
Organization
Naval Postgraduate School (U.S.)
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Format
79 p.
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Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited.
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This publication is a work of the U.S. Government as defined in Title 17, United States Code, Section 101. Copyright protection is not available for this work in the United States.
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