Program evaluation (71 - 80 of 94 items)
Air Force Progress in Implementing the Phase IV Base Level Computer Replacement Program
IMTEC-84-7: Published: Jan 18, 1984. Publicly Released: Jan 18, 1984.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Air Force's Phase IV Base Level Computer Replacement Program which is designed to replace existing computers at 118 air bases worldwide. The Air Force's purchase of the computers is contingent upon successful demonstration of the hardware and the converted software.GAO found that the Air Force had selected a contractor before software conversio...
Internal Control System of the National Credit Union Administration
100308: Feb 28, 1977
Following the annual audit of the National Credit Union Administration's financial statements, improvements were recommended in the internal control system.Controls over payments to contractors, cash receipts and deposits, and voucher reviews could be strengthened. The Administration had 18 active non-Federal Government contracts totaling more than $346,000 as of June 24, 1976. Invoices against su...
Survey of the Patent Office's Administration of Fees Charged Specific Beneficiaries for Services
089532: Jun 6, 1973
No summary is currently available...
Status of the Phase IV Base Level Computer Replacement Program
AFMD-83-58: Published: Mar 16, 1983. Publicly Released: Apr 15, 1983.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Air Force's Phase IV base-level computer replacement program to determine what corrective actions should be taken to remedy its serious deficiencies. The program is designed to provide various computer support functions and to assist in the transition of computer software.GAO provided an interim report to review the acquisition program ratio...
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Makes Progress Toward Expanding User Fee Program
RCED-83-2: Published: Feb 9, 1983. Publicly Released: Feb 9, 1983.
GAO examined the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's (FERC) efforts to develop a user fee system, which would include licensing and filing fees and annual charges collected from the oil, pipeline, electric, and natural gas companies which use FERC services.FERC has taken actions to develop a strong user fee program. However, GAO believes that FERC could further strengthen the program by: (1) im...
Review of the Operations of the Sea Island Comprehensive Health Care Corporation and the Franklin C. Fetter Family Health Center
HRD-82-69: Published: Apr 23, 1982. Publicly Released: Apr 23, 1982.
GAO reviewed the operations of two health care facilities to determine whether these centers were being operated in compliance with grant program requirements and whether there was adequate accountability for the expenditures of Federal grant funds.GAO found instances of noncompliance with Federal grant regulations and poor financial management practices at both centers. At one center, the problem...
Procurement of Support Services at the Transportation Systems Center
116913: Nov 23, 1981
The Transportation Systems Center currently uses seven support service contracts to support its technical staff, provide certain employee services, and assist in the operation of the facility. The cost of these contracts for fiscal year 1981 was approximately $8.3 million.During a review, GAO noted that costs for the Center's health unit were excessive. The contract called for health services whic...
Fragmented Management Hinders GSA Ability To Acquire Internal ADP Resources
AFMD-81-74: Published: Jul 28, 1981. Publicly Released: Nov 12, 1981.
Since 1977, Administrators of General Services have stated that General Services Administration (GSA) internal automatic data processing (ADP) equipment is unreliable due to age, lack of spare parts, and maintenance. They have also stated that plans are underway to competitively replace it. Furthermore, they indicated that, once the acquisition of the needed ADP equipment was complete, GSA would n...
Improving Inspector General Operations
115779: Jun 10, 1981
The offices of inspector general have been most successful in realizing savings. Due to their audit and investigative efforts, about $1.4 billion was saved during fiscal year 1980. This represents a savings of approximately seven dollars for every dollar spent on audit and investigation by these offices. In spite of this effectiveness, Inspectors General (IG) continue to have staffing problems tha...
An Evaluation of the Organizational Relationship of the Office of Human Development Services and the Administration on Aging
FPCD-81-41: Published: Apr 20, 1981. Publicly Released: Apr 20, 1981.
The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Human Development Services (0HDS) supervises program agencies, such as the Administration on Aging. GAO reviewed OHDS to determine if: (1) OHDS staff units have infringed on and usurped the responsibilities of the Commissioner on Aging, who heads the Administration on Aging; (2) staff units' placement over the Administration has resulted...