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July 6, 1983
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Approved For Release 2008/06/11 :CIA-RDP85B01152R001001310028-4 'y'R~1 IVSM'I~T'TAL SLIP DATE ~ -- Y`O: - ' DDA ROOM N0. BUILDING 7D18 H s REMARKS: copy l`U ,~U~ egg ?,= ~ ~ r'I C F~~~ - ~ ~d .0~8< Them ~l~l ~ - ~ 6 ~83 FROM: ROOM NO. BUILDING EXTENSION _ 1 FEB 55~ 241 WHICHCMAY~BE USED (47) - Approved For Release 2008/06/11 :CIA-RDP85B01152R001001310028-4 Approved For Release 2008/06/11 :CIA-RDP85B01152R001001310028-4 Resporise_ to ~~General W1;11 i ams _re reorgam zati on of, SAFE Project _personnel ... un Harry E~: Fitzwater r~ ~, ~~ ~`a ~.-~ Deputy.. D,i rector ,.for~Admi m s rats on t:7p 24 Hqs :~ ~ v~` ~pzx' TO:". (Of}'+cerdesigrwtion room number;_,a building) ..~ =", r. ~r`d .r~ " _?_,... 3 _, f ;Deputy.. Di rector of Central::::Intell:~gence OFFICER`S'.< INITIALS-?.: DDA:HEFitzwater:kmg (6 Out g3w) Distribution: Oriq - Adse 1 - ER ,Approved For Release 2008/06/11 :CIA-RDP85B01152R001001310028-4 ~DDA 83-034,1/Z7 T COMMENTS' (Number each comment:; to show.:-hom?whoen+:? 10"whom: - Drow~ o line~~.acrosi column esker each- comment) STAT7 STATE ntioned thismorning;>_~=?. :has.. no.problem.with our changes';~.in .the management,_of SAFE They,~do-want to- nsure Thowever, _~ :~_ that we-.place a hi gh-.,priority on the.i r?.`1_arge Data Base: Management '; System: I have assured him that we will :not leave them holding the bag. He'wi_1l brief Williams on our discussion. ~ . :-Recommend you sign the attaches Att:... DDA 83-0341/26 Approved For Release 2008/06/11 :CIA-RDP85B01152R001001310028-4 11Fashington. D. C 20505 Lieutenant General James A. t~lilliams, USA Director- Defense Intelligence Agency L~fashington, D.C. 20301 Dear Jim: is consistent with the above goals. Bob is currently the Associate Deputy Director for Processing, the component of ODP which provides the majority of support to CSPO. Bob has considerable experience in managing. the development of large ADP programs. He is a good leader and manager and will work well with SAFE`s goals. The appointment of as Director of CSPO, replacing insure the total commitment of the resources of that Office to accomplish DDA 83-0341/26 I appreciate your interest. and share your concern in any reorganization or change in leadership of the SAFE Project that may impact negatively on the progress of the project. As Harry Fitzwater discussed with the intent of the realignment of the Consolidated SAFE Project Office (CSPO) is to strengthen our joint development of SAFE. We believe it will improve the bonding between CSPO and the rest of the Office of Data Processing (ODP) to STAT STAT STAT ~~iill remain available to rovide continuity for SAFE as required. STAT Both t e Dl rector of Data Processing, and Harry Fitzwater will 51H1 remain deeply involved in the management of ~n the same fashion as they are today. They will continue to arork with and your senior management to STAT insure your interests receive proper at en zon. Sincerely, John P~. ~IcP~lahon Deputy Director of Central Intelligence ODP/EO 5Ju183) Re~~rri tten DDA:HEFitzwater:kmg (6 Jul 83) Distribution: Oria - Adse 1 - E P. -~~j ~ - D/ODP 1 - CSPO/ODP 2 - ODP/Registry STAT Approved For Release 2008/06/11 :CIA-RDP85B01152R001001310028-4 Approved For Release 2008/06/11 :CIA-RDP85B01152R001001310028-4 ...w ~' ~l ~);}f iDD/A Registry DIRECTOR DEFENSE INTELLIGENCE AGENCY Mr. John McMahon Deputy Director for Central Intelligence Central Intelligence Agency Washington, D. C. 20305 22 June 1983 lJe are about to achieve our first major milestone in DIA on the SAFE project with the achievement of Early Capability on 27 June. Our analysts are looking forward to the new capability. 4Je, of course, have a long way to go to imple- ment our structured large intelligence data bases on SAFE and replace DIAOLS. I am advised that coincident with the achievement of Early Capability, that over the next few weeks, CIA is proposing to realign the project reporting to a division with the Office of Data Processing (ODP). the current project manager, vaho has done a super ~o in the redirection and bringing about Early Capability for both agencies, is being reassigned as a division director in ODP and will con- tinue to monitor SAFE, but in addition to other duties. Along with these changes, CIA would appoint a new project manager. I am aware of the strong ties the joint project has to CIA ODP software development capabilities. I don't want to disturb that important relationship nor the consolidated project office, but I am concerned with the potential diminution of influence of the DIA Deputy Project Director with the project STAT Approved For Release 2008/06/11 :CIA-RDP85B01152R001001310028-4 ~ j Approved For Release 2008/06/11 :CIA-RDP85B01152R001001310028-4 .~ operating within a division in ODP. Perhaps it's time, with the next major thrust of the project aimed at bringing up DIA structured file capabilities that we reverse players and the senior DIA manager become the Project Director. I would appreciate your consideration of this approach before any further action is taken. Sinrgrely, ~~ ~ ~JAMI~S A. WILLIAMS Lieutenant General, USA Director Approved For Release 2008/06/11 :CIA-RDP85B01152R001001310028-4 STAT