Computer support to Navy public works departments for their utilities function.
Cunningham, Robert B.
Lyons, Norman R.
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This thesis explores the requirements for Automated Data Processing (ADP) support to Navy Public Works Departments in their role as Utilities managers for Navy and Marine Corps Shore Stations. Utilities function tasks which can benefit from ADP support are described. Results of a survey questionnaire sent to all sizable Public Works Departments are analyzed and Public Works Department utilities function existing ADP support and additional support requirements are profiled. Alternative sources for Public Works Department utilities ADP support are reviewed in light of the survey results. These alternatives are; Base Engineering Support, Technical (BEST) Program for software development to be used by large computer installations for Public Works Department utilities support, BEST Program for acquisition of minicomputer hardware and development of software support, Navy Regional Data ADP Center (NARDAC) batch processed and timeshare support, Shipboard Non-tactical ADP Program (SNAP) support and commercial timeshare service support. Recommendations are made for target Public Works Department criteria, utilities function support system ADP requirements and further study of ADP support sources.
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