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VA Technical Reference Model v 24.4

Think & Do
Think & Do Technology

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Description: Think & Do is an integrated control environment that supports development, deployment, and operation of high-value automated control systems for material handling and manufacturing. This technology is an open-architecture environment that integrates with hardware and software components from other suppliers. Think & Do includes Human Machine Interfacing (HMI), control with Structured Query Language (SQL) database connectivity, and support for C/C++ and Visual Basic programs. Think & Do enables your HMI and control to share the same database.

Think & Do provides access to all project elements and the integrated tagname database, a database of names given to an object or component used as part of the control system, using the Data Item Explorer. This technology also aids in creating control logic, HMI screens, configuring project input/output (I/O) devices, graphical debugging, and provides a project execution environment.

Think & Do uses a proprietary internal database to store data.

Think & Do license was purchased to develop version 10 and greater by TND10 Software, which is a subsidiary of Salt Creek Software.
Technology/Standard Usage Requirements: Users must ensure their use of this technology/standard is consistent with VA policies and standards, including, but not limited to, VA Handbooks 6102 and 6500; VA Directives 6004, 6513, and 6517; and National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) standards, including Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS). Users must ensure sensitive data is properly protected in compliance with all VA regulations. Prior to use of this technology, users should check with their supervisor, Information Security Officer (ISO), Facility Chief Information Officer (CIO), or local Office of Information and Technology (OI&T) representative to ensure that all actions are consistent with current VA policies and procedures prior to implementation.
Section 508 Information: This technology has not been assessed by the Section 508 Office. The Implementer of this technology has the responsibility to ensure the version deployed is 508-compliant. Section 508 compliance may be reviewed by the Section 508 Office and appropriate remedial action required if necessary. For additional information or assistance regarding Section 508, please contact the Section 508 Office at
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Decision Source: TRM Mgmt Group
Decision Process: One-VA TRM v21.11
Decision Date: 11/25/2021 at 01:21:07 UTC
Aliases: Think & Do; Think & Do PC Control; Think & Do Live!; Think & Do Studio
Introduced By: TRM Request
Vendor Name: TND10
- The information contained on this page is accurate as of the Decision Date (11/25/2021 at 01:21:07 UTC).