This management alert presents issues identified during our audit of Geospatial Coordinates for the Palatine Sectional Center Facility. The objective of this management alert is to provide U.S. Postal Service officials immediate notification of the issues identified during our ongoing audit. The issue outlined in this report requires immediate attention and remediation.

We identified this issue while conducting our performance audit in accordance with generally accepted government auditing standards. Those standards require that we plan and perform the audit to obtain enough, appropriate evidence to provide a reasonable basis for our findings and conclusions based on our audit objective. We believe that the evidence obtained provides a reasonable basis for our findings and conclusions.

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  • anon

    It's not that the Addressing and Geospacial Team demonstrate a lack of capability. Once alerted to the issue, and apparently working within data constraints of bygone technologies, the A&G Team in relative short order identified innacuracies at 20% of 195 SCFs. However, the business philosophy that forgoes a built-in periodic review policy shows little regard for the prospect of evolving or incorrectly calculated data, which suggests that ensuring long or short-term data integrity was never on the radar. This revelation, it seems to me, carries even more dire implications for performance expectations going forward than present discoveries of inaccuracy. I find it surprising that review policy implimentation is not a key recommendation of this alert.

    Jul 15, 2019