Accession Number:

ADA156478

Title:

Concept Development of a Manpower Programming and Budgeting System for Headquarters, United States Marine Corps.

Descriptive Note:

Master's thesis,

Corporate Author:

NAVAL POSTGRADUATE SCHOOL MONTEREY CA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1985-03-01

Pagination or Media Count:

110.0

Abstract:

This thesis documents a Concept Development Phase analysis conducted for the Manpower Plans, Programs, and Budget Section of Headquarters, U.S. Marine Corps. The study fulfills the requirements of Marine Corps Order P5231.1. Life Cycle Management for Automated Information Systems LCM-AIS. The study analyzed the users Concept Development of a Marine Corps Class II automated information system. A Mission Element Need Statement MENS Requirements Statement, Feasibility Study, and Economic Analysis were produced. The recommendation was to continue development and begin the Detailed Design phase of the system life cycle. The recommended alternative was for a distributed architecture comprised of microcomputers linked by a local area network to provide resource and data sharing. Access to a mainframe processor for support of large database functions will be provided by leased communications lines and remote terminal sessions using microcomputers. The importance of a high level information resource management plan was stressed for successful implementation. Keywords Manpower, Planning, Programming and Budgeting system, Life cycle management, Automated information systems.

Subject Categories:

  • Administration and Management
  • Personnel Management and Labor Relations
  • Computer Hardware
  • Computer Systems

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE