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November 17, 2016
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September 9, 1958
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Apprc ved For lease 000 ( ' 5 : CIA-RDP806832AOa6200080006-1 SUGGESTION AND RECOMMENDATIONS TO THE CHAIRMAN 9 September 1958 25X1A SUGGESTION NO. PI-1590: dated 23 February 1955 , GS-13, Analyst ORR, DD/I 25X1A A. Summary of Suggestion Suggester proposes mechanizing the notes of the individual analysts by the use of an edge-punched card similar to the McBee Keysort or the Flexisort, so that other persons could readily take advantage of these notes. B. Summa of Evaluations A pilot study of this suggestion was made. The Ad Hoc Com- mittee was composed of: Management Staff Management Staff OCR OCR M/EP S t/S S t/S A summary of this study, as recorded by Chief, Admin Staff, ORR, is: "It is evident from the ORR trial of the suggested filing system that while a great mass of information can be intro- duced into and recovered from the system in an orderly fashion, present clerical staffing, the most advantageous use of analysts' time, and the factors stated in Paragraph 2 above jee sugg. folder - 6/17/58 memo for detail do not warrant the adoption of the suggested system. "Those few places. (estimated to be five or less) where the suggested filing system (or similar systems) may be used to good advantage will be examined further to determine the merits of a selective sort card system of this type. No tangible saving would result.... "In view of the limited scope to which subject suggestion can be applied in ORR, it is recommended that the suggester receive either a nominal award or letter of appreciation..." 25X1A Approved For Release 2000/08/15: CIA-RDP80-00832A000200080006-1 CON F x 4'_' .. Approved E,pr Release 2000/08/'F5 ,CIA-RDMO-008 000200080006-1 Sugg. No.-PI-1594 Contd. 2. Letter of APPrecld"""I D. un+ in line-of-duty (GS-13, Analyst) 25X1 A -Award - as recoi ended by Secretary above i ve Execut Approved For Release 2000/08 ,5 ? M RDP80-00832A000200080006-1