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Computing and information services at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory - A management approach to a diversity of needsThe Jet Propulsion Laboratory, a research and development organization with about 5,000 employees, presents a complicated set of requirements for an institutional system of computing and informational services. The approach taken by JPL in meeting this challenge is one of controlled flexibility. A central communications network is provided, together with selected computing facilities for common use. At the same time, staff members are given considerable discretion in choosing the mini- and microcomputers that they believe will best serve their needs. Consultation services, computer education, and other support functions are also provided.
Document ID
19850042374
Document Type
Conference Paper
Authors
Felberg, F. H.
(California Institute of Technology, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena CA, United States)
Date Acquired
August 12, 2013
Publication Date
January 1, 1984
Subject Category
Documentation And Information Science
Meeting Information
Jerusalem Conference on Information Technology(Jerusalem)
Distribution Limits
Public
Copyright
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