Accession Number:

ADA386001

Title:

Management of the Defense Logistics Agency's Central Design Activity

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. Nov 1988-Jun 1989

Corporate Author:

INSPECTOR GENERAL DEPT OF DEFENSE ARLINGTON VA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1990-03-07

Pagination or Media Count:

54.0

Abstract:

This is our final audit report on the Management of the Defense Logistics Agencys the Agency Central Design Activity the Activity for your information and use. Comments on the draft report have been considered in preparing the final report. The audit was initiated by the Office of the Inspector General, DOD, and was made from November 1988 through June 1989. The overall objectives of the audit were to determine whether the Agencys Activity was efficiently and effectively using its programmers and analysts and whether internal control procedures for managing its personnel resources were adequate. Specifically, we reviewed standards, procedures, and practices used to measure programmers and analysts productivity criteria used to determine the number of programmers and analysts needed to accomplish the planned work load, and the number assigned reassignment and hiring practices and changes in staff levels and the work load for computer software. We also reviewed software change requests, programmers and analysts work assignments, contracting out of programming and analysis work loads, overtime, and computer data on programmers activities. In FY 1988, the Activity, which maintains 9 major software systems and has 4 field offices, had a staff of about 1,200 personnel and a budget of 58.4 million. The Activitys budget for overtime and training was about 2.5 million.

Subject Categories:

  • Administration and Management
  • Computer Programming and Software
  • Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE