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NCJ Number: 41914 Find in a Library
Title: VIRGINIA - DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS - MANAGEMENT AND ADMINISTRATIVE STATISTICS - FINANCIAL INFORMATION SYSTEM - DOCUMENTATION
Author(s): ANON
Corporate Author: Boeing Computer Services
United States of America
Date Published: Unknown
Page Count: 228
Sponsoring Agency: Boeing Computer Services
Mclean, VA 22101
Type: Statistics
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THE FINANCIAL INFORMATION SYSTEM IS A SIGNIFICANT PORTION OF A COMPUTERIZED RESOURCE AND PROGRAM MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEM CALLED MANAGEMENT AND ADMINISTRATIVE STATISTICS.
Abstract: WHEN IMPLEMENTED IT WILL PROVIDE CRIMINAL JUSTICE MANAGERS AND ELECTED OFFICIALS WITH FINANCIAL INFORMATION UPON WHICH TO BASE DECISIONS AND CONTROLS AIMED AT IMPROVING THE EFFECTIVENSS AND EFFICIENCY OF THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM. THE FINANCIAL INFORMATION SYSTEM WAS DESIGNED TO PRODUCE PERIODIC REPORTS WHICH WOULD PROVIDE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS MANAGEMENT WITH DETAILED INFORMATION TO: CONTROL SPENDING, BRING EXPENDITURES WITHIN BUDGET, STORE HISTORY DATA FOR FUTURE EXPENDITURE PLANNING AND FORECASTING, AND CALCULATE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS COSTS. THE DEPARTMENT'S NEEDS AND REQUIREMENTS ARE FULFILLED BY THE FOLLOWING FOUR SUBSYSTEMS: EXPENDITURE, EXPENDITURE PLAN, EXPENDITURE STATEMENT, AND CONVERSION TABLE MAINTENANCE. THIS REPORT PRESENTS CHARTS OF THE ENTIRE SYSTEM AND EACH OF THE SUBSYSTEMS, NARRATIVE AND TABULAR DATA ON THE CHARACTERISTICS AND FUNCTIONS OF THE SYSTEM, ITS DATA REQUIREMENTS, DATA BASE SPECIFICATION, AND SYSTEM/PROGRAM SPECIFICATIONS. THE NUMEROUS ATTACHMENTS INCLUDE RECORD LAYOUTS OF THE VARIOUS INFORMATION FILES AND CONVERSION TABLE CODES. SEE NCJ-41926 FOR A RELATED DOCUMENT. (AUTHOR ABSTRACT MODIFIED)...ELW
Index Term(s): Budgets; Computer aided operations; Correctional information systems; Correctional planning; Financial management; Management Information Systems; Operating costs; Specifications; Virginia
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