Survey of the Millennium Challenge Corporation's Implementation of Selected Controls Over Personal Digital Assistants

Recommendations

Recommendation 1

We recommend that the Millennium Challenge Corporation's Chief Information Officer develop procedures for reviews of its personal digital assistants bills, including -
Requirements to maintain documentation that bills were reviewed, including certifications from those responsible for reviewing the bills.
A description of how the reviews should be conducted, including what items to focus on and organization-wide thresholds for when to conduct detailed reviews of an individual's charges.

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Recommendation 2

We recommend that the Millennium Challenge Corporation's Chief Information Officer document and implement procedures (a) describing the required documentation that supervisors must submit for program officers and above and full-time personal service contractors to receive personal digital assistants and (b) requiring supervisors to periodically recertify (in a predefined time frame) staffs' continued need for personal digital assistants.

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Recommendation 3

We recommend that the Millennium Challenge Corporation's Chief Information Officer review and revise the Millennium Challenge Corporation's Policy on Personal Digital Assistants to reflect the Corporations current management position regarding the issuance of personal digital assistants to staff who are program officers and above and full-time personal service contractors.

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Recommendation 4

We recommend that the Millennium Challenge Corporation's Chief Information Officer prepare and implement documented procedures to (a) define what information is required to justify the need for a personal digital assistant for staff below the program officer level, contractors, and intermittent personal service contractors and (b) require supervisors to periodically recertify (in a predefined time frame) staffs' continued need for personal digital assistants.

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