Revised Handbook AS-805-A, Information Resource Certification and Accreditation Process

Effective immediately, Handbook AS-805-A, Informa­tion Resource Certification and Accreditation Process, is revised. The April 2012 edition has been updated to do the following:

n Clarify the data conversion requirement.

n Add the application characterization template to the summary certification and accreditation template exhibit.

n Clarify the senior managers who can request a recer­tification.

Handbook AS-805-A is now available on the Postal Ser­vice™ PolicyNet website:

n Go to http://blue.usps.gov.

n Under “Essential Links” in the left-hand column, click PolicyNet.

n On the PolicyNet page, click HBKs. (The direct URL for the Postal Service PolicyNet website is http://blue.usps.gov/cpim.)

The direct URL for Handbook AS-805-A (April 2012) is:

n http://about.usps.com/handbooks/as805a.pdf (PDF version).

n http://about.usps.com/handbooks/as805a/welcome.htm
(HTML 508-compliant version).

Note: Offices should update references/links to Handbook AS-805-A in local documents.