Accession Number : ADA122122

Title :   CABS: Command Automated Budget System.

Descriptive Note : Software,


Personal Author(s) : Cook,Olin L.

Report Date : 02 APR 1981

Pagination or Media Count : 1

Abstract : CABS was originally designed as the vehicle for processing mechanized budget submissions, through channels, to Department of the Army. Although DA has not required a mechanized submission since 1975, the system is effectively utilized at major commands to process installation data for those manual schedules of a major budget submission which lend themselves to mechanization. Such mechanization is essential to allow for processing budget submissions in the compressed time-frame allotted. The design of the system affords great flexibility in assembling and manipulating data which has led to its modification and use for reporting other than budget submission. CABS provides a capability to automate the preparation of four different report types. A separate set of tape files is generated for each Type Report (Command Operating Budget, Status of Operating Resources, Cumulative Obligations and Analysis of Operation Cost). Each set of tape files consists of a Master Code File, Control File and a Budget Data File. Software Description: The system is written in the COBOL programming language for implementation on an IBM 360/50 computer using the MFT CB545.2 operating system. The computer memory requirement is 78K. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Computer programs, *Army budgets, Data processing, Planning programming budgeting, Data bases, Data acquisition, Files(Records), Magnetic tape, Mechanization, Modification

Subject Categories : Administration and Management
      Computer Programming and Software

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE