EFFECT OF PRINT ON DEMAND CAPABILITIES ON DOCUMENTATION MANAGEMENT

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch
Navy
Amount:
$230,000.00
Award Year:
1986
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase II
Contract:
n/a
Award Id:
1923
Agency Tracking Number:
1923
Solicitation Year:
n/a
Solicitation Topic Code:
n/a
Solicitation Number:
n/a
Small Business Information
P.o. Box 100, Tracyton, WA, 98393
Hubzone Owned:
N
Minority Owned:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
n/a
Principal Investigator:
() -
Business Contact:
MARK I. GOOD
PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR
() -
Research Institute:
n/a
Abstract
A PRINT ON DEMAND (POD) CAPABILITY HAS A MAJOR POTENTIAL IN AN ENVIRONMENT WHERE A LARGE VARIETY OF FORMS ARE PREPARED RANDOMLY, OFTEN FROM AN AUTOMATED DATABASE. POD EQUIPMENT CCAN PERMIT COMMON ITEMS FROM THE DATABASE TO BE PRE-INSERTEDON A VISUAL DISPLAY TERMINAL (VDT) FOR THE CLERK, ELIMINATT ELIMINATING REDUNDANT KEY STROKING, REDUCING ERRORS, REDUCING FORM COST AND MAINTENANCE, AND MINIMIZING RETYPING.THE NAVY PERSONNEL SUPPORT ACTIVITIES (PSAS) AND LARGE SHIPSPROVIDE AN ENVIRONMENT WHERE HUNDREDS OF FORMS MUST BE OR ORDERED, STOCKED, AND UTILIZED BY PEOPLE UNFAMILIAR WITH THEFORMS. THEY ARE USED FOR CLAIMS, TRAVEL DISBURSEMENT, SEPE SEPARATION, REENLISTMENT, TRANSFER, EVALUATION, PROMOTION, AAND SECURITY CLEARANCES, ETC. THE OBJECTIVES OF THE R RESEARCH WOULD BE: 1) SUMMARIZE AND PROJECT POD EQUIPMENT CAPABILITIES BASED ON DATA SOLICITED FROM LEADING VENDORS; 22) IDENTIFY AND CATEGORIZED ALL THE FORMS USED AT A PSA; DETERMINE INTERFACE PROBLEMS AND ISSUES RELATED TO LINKING POD EQUIPMENT WITH PSA COMPUTERS; 4) DESIGN A COMPREHENSIVE TEST APPLICATION SCENARIO TO PROVIDE QUANTITATIVE DATA TO SUBSTANTIATE POD FEASIBILITY IN A PSA AND SHIPBOARD ENVIRON MENTS; AND 50 PREPARE A PLAN OF ACTION AND MILESTONES.

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