In order to improve the stability and efficiency of information and networking systems used througout the MEL, a lab-wide Information Technology Improvement Plan was developed in 1997 by a team of technical and managerial staff from MEL. The plan was initiated to address the numerous recommendations and problems compiled from an internal assessment project completed in 1996 by members of division support staff. Some of the problems identified by the assessment project included: The report includes progress on establishing the new central support service group, the Manufacturing Engineering Laboratory Systems Administration (MELSA), and the major tasks defined in the work breakdown structure, which covers tasks from January 1998 through April 1999. The intended audience for this report is MEL Management and MEL staff who are users of the IT services provided by the new central support group.
NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR) - 6378
information and networking systems, Manufacturing Engineering Laboratory, NIST, technology improvement plan