stovepipe application

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stovepipe application

A stand-alone program. It implies an application that does not integrate with or share data or resources with other applications. See stovepipe development.
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In each instance, a functional stovepipe is forming to optimize some aspect of operations and organization.
Each system had been developed separately within its own functional stovepipe.
Furthermore, the functional stovepipes that comprise the central columns of the organizational structure only serve to fracture teamwork, collaboration, and knowledge distribution.
We determined that unless we removed the traditional functional stovepipes and put into play a total integration, we would not achieve our full potential.
The drawback was that functional stovepipes were built inadvertently, and we have become accustomed to operating within their constraints.
LOGISTICS: PRE- AND POST-TRANSFORMATION PRE-TRANSFORMATION POST-TRANSFORMATION Linear Nonlinear Chains Networked Use-Based Effects-Based Service Stovepipes Cross-Service Mutual Support Functional Stovepipes Cross-Enterprise Title Ten-Driven Joint Logistics Pre-Planned Dynamic Continuous Planning and Execution Poor Ops/Log ISR Integration Net Warrior Ethos Reactive Anticipatory Parametric Analysis-Based Collaborative Hierarchical Networked Monolithic Distributed, Modular Poor Scalability Dynamically Scalable Not Flexible Flexible Consumption-Based Adaptive, Cognitive Mass Speed of Effect Attrition Effects-Based Service Perspective Joint Coherence Efficiency Effectiveness Highly Optimized Effective Brittle, Rigid Supply Chains Robust, Flexible Demand Networks
It is time to appreciate the magnitude of this COMMZ megaproblem and at least share confusion about its complexity across functional stovepipes.
We need to break down the walls of functional stovepipes that exist," Mr.
In other words, only companies that have gone beyond optimizing functional stovepipes can attack the cross-functional opportunities in supply management.
By cutting across traditional functional stovepipes and involving end users and functionals, the IPT generated better, more mission-focused concepts and ideas for meeting the commander's challenge.
FMS depends on the defense procurement system with its functional stovepipes, production priorities, and contracting restrictions.
Our goal is to break down current functional stovepipes to create a synchronized and scheduled, integrated end-to-end distribution management process," said Brown.

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