System Misstep

Bennett, Elizabeth
May 2006
Baseline;May2006, Issue 58, p61
The article reports on the inaccurate payments to wounded U.S. soldiers due to problems associated with the integration of legacy information systems. Information on the payroll management systems adopted by the Army, which include the payroll application called the Defense Joint Military Pay System-Reserve Component, are presented. The article also comments on the failure of the integrated armed forces system, called the Defense Integrated Military Human Resources System, to address the payroll management problem.


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