U.S. DoD doesn’t keep track of duplicate or obsolete software


The US Marine Corps, the Navy, and the Air Force are not keeping track of their software inventories, according to a report released today by the US Department of Defense Inspector General (DOD IG).

Auditors said management at many services part of these three military branches “did not consistently rationalize their software applications” leading to situations where they acquired duplicate applications, underutilized, or used obsolete software.

The only military service that had a process in place for eliminating duplicative or obsolete applications was the US Fleet Forces Command.

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Source: ZDNet