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Neo4j for Total Cost Visibility

How the US Army uses a graph database for total cost visibility

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Neo4j for Total Cost Visibility

  1. 1. Total Cost Visibility Capturing and Managing Weapon System Costs Presented By: Preston Hendrickson, CALIBRE
  2. 2. Agenda Weapons Definition Force Structure InventoryRequisitions Maintenance Ammunition Total Cost Visibility
  3. 3. Define The Requirement The Department of Defense (DoD) requires all Military Services to track O&S costs as part of the Visibility and Management of Operating and Support Costs (VAMOSC) program.
  4. 4. Weapons Definition Comprehensive list of all parts that fit on a Weapon System Weapons Definition Force Structure InventoryRequisitions Maintenance Ammunition Total Cost Visibility
  5. 5. Parts Explosion Parts Explosion are the relationships between parts Weapons Definition Force Structure InventoryRequisitions Maintenance Ammunition Total Cost Visibility
  6. 6. Force Structure Weapons Definition Force Structure InventoryRequisitions Maintenance Ammunition Total Cost Visibility Who do we track?
  7. 7. Force Structure Weapons Definition Force Structure InventoryRequisitions Maintenance Ammunition Total Cost Visibility Command Battalion Unit
  8. 8. Inventory Weapons Definition Force Structure Inventory Requisitions Maintenance Ammunition Total Cost Visibility What do we track?
  9. 9. Inventory Weapons Definition Force Structure Inventory Requisitions Maintenance Ammunition Total Cost Visibility What do we track?
  10. 10. Requisitions Weapons Definition Force Structure Inventory Requisitions Maintenance Ammunition Total Cost VisibilityHow does the Army order parts?
  11. 11. Requisitions Weapons Definition Force Structure Inventory Requisitions Maintenance Ammunition Total Cost Visibility How orders are linked to Weapon Systems
  12. 12. Maintenance Weapons Definition Force Structure InventoryRequisitions Maintenance Ammunition Total Cost Visibility Units requests maintenance Units services the request
  13. 13. Maintenance Weapons Definition Force Structure InventoryRequisitions Maintenance Ammunition Total Cost Visibility
  14. 14. Ammunition Weapons Definition Force Structure InventoryRequisitions Maintenance Ammunition Total Cost Visibility Abrams Tank (Uses 1,2,3,4) Gun (Fires 1) Grenade Launcher (Fires 2) Gun Turret (Fires 3, 4)
  15. 15. Total Cost Visibility Weapons Definition Force Structure InventoryRequisitions Maintenance Ammunition Total Cost Visibility

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