Management information systems (11 - 20 of 20 items)
Air Force ADP: CAMS and REMIS
IMTEC-92-43R: Published: Mar 31, 1992. Publicly Released: Mar 31, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Air Force's Core Automated Maintenance System (CAMS) and the Reliability and Maintainability Information System (REMIS). GAO noted that: (1) although the Air Force has not conducted a comprehensive review of CAMS to assess its overall performance, numerous studies regarding CAMS have disclosed system performance and data accuracy problems; (2)...
Defense ADP: A Coordinated Strategy Is Needed to Implement the CALS Initiative
IMTEC-91-54: Published: Sep 13, 1991. Publicly Released: Sep 30, 1991.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Department of Defense's (DOD) Computer-Aided Acquisition and Logistics Support (CALS) initiative to reduce the cost of maintenance and support by automating the millions of pages of technical data needed to support weapons systems.GAO found that: (1) the potential benefits of CALS could be significant, especially in the repair and maintenance o...
Defense ADP: Corporate Information Management Savings Estimates Are Not Supported
IMTEC-91-18: Published: Feb 22, 1991. Publicly Released: Mar 27, 1991.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Department of Defense's (DOD) Corporate Information Management (CIM) initiative to determine the basis for and validity of the savings DOD estimated it would derive from improving the standardization, quality, and consistency of data from DOD management information systems.GAO found that: (1) there was no basis to support the DOD estimate that...
Information Resources: Army Corporate Data Base Disregards Congressional and DOD Direction
IMTEC-90-64: Published: Jul 19, 1990. Publicly Released: Aug 20, 1990.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Department of the Army's effort to develop a corporate database.GAO found that: (1) eight Army information system development initiatives are pursuing the objectives of the cancelled Corporate Database Project; (2) the initiatives at the major command and installation levels primarily involve the development of standard databases; (3) the Army'...
Connecticut's Eligibility System: Improving System Availability
IMTEC-90-55: Published: May 11, 1990. Publicly Released: May 31, 1990.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed Connecticut's progress in installing a new $27-million welfare management system.GAO found that: (1) Connecticut officials began to install the system in May 1989; (2) after successfully completing initial tests, Connecticut officials installed the system in eight district offices, then deployed the system statewide; (3) in December 1989, the syste...
Air Force ADP: Systems Funded Without Adequate Cost/Benefit Analyses
IMTEC-90-6: Published: Dec 28, 1989. Publicly Released: Jan 30, 1990.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Air Force Logistics Command's (AFLC) development of four management information systems, focusing on: (1) whether initial project planning weaknesses identified in other system development projects occurred in these projects; and (2) the cost-benefit analyses AFLC prepared in justifying and planning the projects.GAO found that: (1) AFLC perform...
Export Promotion: Problems With Commerce's Commercial Information Management System
NSIAD-89-162: Published: Aug 31, 1989. Publicly Released: Oct 5, 1989.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO analyzed the availability, data quality, budget, and full-implementation potential of the U.S. and Foreign Commercial Service's (US&FCS) Commercial Information Management System (CIMS), a comprehensive, automated trade information database intended to help domestic businesses establish themselves in the export marketplace.GAO found that: (1) 83 of 169 US&FC...
Air Force ADP: Evaluations Needed to Substantiate Modernization Program Benefits
IMTEC-89-29: Published: May 5, 1989. Publicly Released: Jun 6, 1989.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Air Force Logistics Command's (AFLC) Logistics Management System (LMS) Modernization Program, focusing on cost savings and system evaluations.GAO analyzed 1988 Air Force evaluations of the LMS program and found that AFLC: (1) could adequately support only $1.9 billion of the $12.2 billion in cost savings it originally expected in 1984; and (2)...
Financial Markets: Status of Computer Improvements at the New York Stock Exchange
IMTEC-88-35: Published: Apr 27, 1988. Publicly Released: Apr 27, 1988.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO assessed the status of the New York Stock Exchange's (NYSE): (1) corrective actions to its automated order processing systems; (2) plans for an independent assessment of its computer operations; and (3) efforts to improve its systems capacity planning process. GAO also reviewed the Security and Exchange Commission's (SEC) plans to review the adequacy of NYS...
Data Base Systems: Observations on Social Security's Data Base Integration Program
IMTEC-88-19: Published: Jan 11, 1988. Publicly Released: Jan 11, 1988.
Pursuant to a Social Security Administration (SSA) request, GAO reviewed the SSA database integration program, focusing on the program strategy's technical feasibility.GAO noted that the proposed strategy required: (1) integration of five major master files containing over 900 million records; and (2) immediate on-line access to active and inactive records. GAO found that: (1) SSA had not analyzed...