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GAO completed a review of Navy efforts to improve the accuracy of its logistics database as a part of a project to acquire new computers and redesign the Uniform Inventory Control Point (UICP) system.

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Recommendations

Recommendations for Executive Action

Agency Affected Recommendation Status
Naval Supply Systems Command 1. The Commander of the Naval Supply Systems Command should identify those segments of the UICP database that are critical to the decisionmaking process.
Closed - Implemented
When we confirm what actions the agency has taken in response to this recommendation, we will provide updated information.
Naval Supply Systems Command 2. The Commander of the Naval Supply Systems Command should determine the relative accuracy or inaccuracy of critical data elements within these segments.
Closed - Implemented
When we confirm what actions the agency has taken in response to this recommendation, we will provide updated information.
Naval Supply Systems Command 3. The Commander of the Naval Supply Systems Command should assign specific responsibilities to assure that all significant errors are identified and that correct data are entered into the files.
Closed - Implemented
When we confirm what actions the agency has taken in response to this recommendation, we will provide updated information.
Naval Supply Systems Command 4. The Commander of the Naval Supply Systems Command should assign management responsibilities for overseeing the entire effort.
Closed - Implemented
When we confirm what actions the agency has taken in response to this recommendation, we will provide updated information.
Naval Supply Systems Command 5. The Commander of the Naval Supply Systems Command should establish milestones for completing the project to correct the database.
Closed - Implemented
When we confirm what actions the agency has taken in response to this recommendation, we will provide updated information.
Naval Supply Systems Command 6. The Commander of the Naval Supply Systems Command should make the necessary resources available to complete this project.
Closed - Implemented
When we confirm what actions the agency has taken in response to this recommendation, we will provide updated information.

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