5. Information Technology/Communications
In order to speed information transfer within the S&T community, substantial improvements have been made in the supporting communications infrastructure.
- The explosive growth of microcomputers, software applications, and networking has created a watershed of opportunity to use information more effectively in the management of S&T within the community. Bulletin boards, LANs, and Wide Area Networks (WANs) are changing the way business is conducted, providing the opportunity for a major management initiative within the Army. Reengineering of workflows will occur as information is shared concurrently among organizations such that products are speedily delivered with higher quality.