Accession Number:

ADA110157

Title:

Alternative Methods and Procedures for the Management of Financial Information to Naval Activities.

Descriptive Note:

Technical rept. 17 Nov 80-30 Nov 81,

Corporate Author:

EG AND G WASHINGTON ANALYTICAL SERVICES CENTER INC ROCKVILLE MD

Report Date:

1981-11-01

Pagination or Media Count:

204.0

Abstract:

This report presents the results of a research effort to determine 1 the benefits that can be gained from the use of modern computer related technology for the updating, storage, retrieval, and dissemination of financial management policies and procedures published by NAVCOMPT to DON users worldwide and 2 the opinions of a limited sample of Navy users of NAVCOMPT publications as to a timeliness of changes b readability and comprehensibility c extent to which these publications should be distributed and d organization of material and the manner in which the information is presented, updated, and distributed. Four alternative preliminary system design concepts are presented in the report to present both short term and long term alternatives. The concepts include varying degrees of automation, type and structure of processing activities, system costs, and flow. Hardware, software, telecommunications, and distribution media are presented for each concept. Information provided by users of the NAVCOMPT Manual and related publications, and their suggestions for improvement, are summarized and presented. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Administration and Management
  • Information Science
  • Computer Programming and Software
  • Computer Hardware

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE