The Army's Distributed Learning System wins 2006 Excellence in Enterprise Integration Award.
NEWPORT NEWS Newport News, independent city (1990 pop. 170,045), SE Va., on the Virginia peninsula, at the mouth of the James River, off Hampton Roads, near Norfolk; inc. 1896. , Va. (Sept. 14, 2006) -- The Association for Enterprise Integration (AFEI AFEI Association For Enterprise Integration ) has recognized the Distributed Learning Distributed Learning means a method of instruction that relies primarily on indirect communication between students and teachers, including internet or other electronic-based delivery, teleconferencing or correspondence; (British Columbia, School Act, 2006). System (DLS DLS
Doctor of Library Science ), a program of the U.S. Army's Program Executive Office Enterprise Information Systems, as the government winner of the 2006 Excellence in Enterprise Integration Award. Given annually to one government and one industry project team for excellence and innovation in developing and deploying enterprise solutions, the award is intended to recognize achievement and best practices for projects that advance enterprise integration.
DLS demonstrated the best applications of technology and leadership to improve enterprise performance among the 30 government submissions for the 2006 awards program. The DLS nomination NOMINATION, This word has several significations. 1. An appointment; as, I nominate A B, executor of this my last will. 2. A proposition; the word nominate is used in this sense in the constitution of the United States, art. 2, s. stood out because of its far-reaching far-reach·ing
Having a wide range, influence, or effect: the far-reaching implications of a major new epidemic. implications to the entire Army.
DLS is the infrastructure that delivers distributed learning by bringing training to the soldier anywhere, anytime, 24/7. Using state-of-the-art technology, DLS streamlines training processes; automates training management functions; delivers training using electronic means; and enables military and civilian personnel, training developers, training managers, unit commanders, and training NCOs to access training using the Web.
DLS is responsible for fielding multiple training systems simultaneously, with the success of each program directly impacting the Army's ability to meet its training mission. To date, DLS has trained over 600,000 soldiers through one of the five components it supports: Digital Training Facilities, Enterprise Management Center, Army Learning Management System, Army e-Learning (Electronic-LEARNING) An umbrella term for providing computer instruction (courseware) online over the public Internet, private distance learning networks or inhouse via an intranet. See CBT. , and Deployed Digital Training Campuses. The components that make up DLS bring the Army one step closer to achieving its goal of providing one stop shopping for training information and resources.
For more information on the Army's Distributed Learning System, visit <www.dls.army.mil>. For more information on the Association for Enterprise Integration, visit <www.afei.org>.