The United States Navy plans to deploy a prototype enterprise-wide records and task management software system designed to replace redundant systems. This new project is scheduled for release in spring 2015 and will cut the complexity and cost associated with running multiple software suites by moving to a single service-wide system. This information came from Information Week Government in their article, “Navy To Launch Enterprise Records Management System.”

The Department of the Navy (DON), Tasking, Records, and Consolidated Knowledge Enterprise Repository (TRACKER) will provide the service’s shore-based commands and organizations with an auditable records management (RM) and task management (TM) system compliant with Defense Department and federal IT standards.

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