CSC's U.S. Army Logistics Modernization Program Achieves Compliance With Federal Financial Management Improvement Act.EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Sept. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Computer Sciences Corporation announced today that the U.S. Army's Logistics Modernization Program (LMP LMP left mentoposterior (position of fetus); last menstrual period.
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This compliance designation strengthens the viability of future LMP deployments. The Army's LMP is one of the world's largest enterprise resource planning See ERP.
(application, business) Enterprise Resource Planning - (ERP) Any software system designed to support and automate the business processes of medium and large businesses. implementations and is completely modernizing the Army's supply chain management operations. CSC provides end-to-end application development and support services support services Psychology Non-health care-related ancillary services–eg, transportation, financial aid, support groups, homemaker services, respite services, and other services for the LMP.
"FFMIA compliance illustrates the CSC-LMP team's commitment to implementing and maintaining sound financial management systems that achieve desired results while delivering IT-enabled business solutions," said Austin Yerks, president of CSC's Defense Division. "This designation lays a foundation for continued success moving forward."
For agencies to achieve FFMIA compliance, they must demonstrate that their solution fulfills hundreds of requirements against which they are being measured. The FFMIA guide to compliance, or Bluebook, contains approximately 6,500 potential requirements, making compliance challenging and time-consuming.
The CSC-LMP team began the attestation process in January 2006. Auditors from the Army Audit Agency assessed 757 requirements and commended the team's preparedness, thoroughness and management processes.
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