Accession Number : ADA194767

Title :   System Audit of the Standard Army Intermediate Level System (SAILS)AB(X).

Corporate Author : COMPUTER SCIENCES CORP HUNTSVILLE AL

PDF Url : ADA194767

Report Date : Sep 1978

Pagination or Media Count : 237

Abstract : The System Audit of the Standard Army Intermediate Level System (SAILS AB(X)) was conducted for the Deputy Chief of Staff Logistics, Department of the Army, under contract with the Harry Diamond Laboratories. It was a selective audit in that it was not intended to audit all processes within the system but only those connected with Demand Analysis, Stock Fund Stratification and Supply Performance. Therefore, the report is directed toward these three areas. However, in order to make a thorough audit in these areas, it was necessary to examine the processes which contribute to these procedures such as the Issue process, the Due-In/Due-Out process, Inventory and Adjustment process, and Catalog File Maintenance process. Therefore, all of the findings and recommendations are not confined to the three areas specifically being audited. Where warranted, observations are made in other areas. In addition, it should be noted that it is not a negative audit directed toward just finding out what is wrong with the system, it was considered just as important to note that which is being performed correctly. These observations too are included in the report. The purpose of the study was to examine those processes within the system, particularly the Demand Analysis process, which could, if not performed properly, contribute to inconsistencies in the Stock Fund Stratification Reports and the Supply Performance Report.

Descriptors :   *AUDITING, *SYSTEMS ANALYSIS, *LOGISTICS MANAGEMENT, ARMY, CATALOGS, FILES(RECORDS), INVENTORY, LOGISTICS, MAINTENANCE, REPORTS, STRATIFICATION

Subject Categories : Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE