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GAO Research Guide: Computers and Information Technology Issues
145121: Sep 1, 1991
GAO published a research guide to assist individuals conducting research on computers and information technology...
ADP Consolidation: Defense Logistics Agency's Implementation Approach Is Not Justified
IMTEC-91-34: Published: Aug 6, 1991. Publicly Released: Aug 15, 1991.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Defense Logistics Agency's (DLA) decision to consolidate its 23 automated data processing facilities into 6 regional processing centers.GAO found that DLA: (1) did not adequately justify its consolidation decision; (2) did not follow the contractors' or its own task force's alternative consolidation recommendations or perform an economic analys...
Tax System Modernization: An Assessment of IRS' Design Master Plan
IMTEC-91-53BR: Published: Jun 25, 1991. Publicly Released: Jun 25, 1991.
GAO analyzed the Internal Revenue Service's (IRS) Design Master Plan for its Tax System Modernization (TSM) program, focusing on: (1) business vision; (2) key planning components; (3) accountability; (4) risk management; and (5) technical personnel needs.GAO found that: (1) although the plan made no reference to an IRS business vision, IRS acknowledged that it should comprehensibly state and integ...
Medical ADP Systems: Automated Medical Records Hold Promise to Improve Patient Care
IMTEC-91-5: Published: Jan 22, 1991. Publicly Released: Feb 25, 1991.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the potential benefits of and impediments to the use of automatic data processing (ADP) systems in managing medical patient care records.GAO found that automated medical records could: (1) greatly improve patient care management due to their quick accessibility, improved accuracy, higher quality, increased versatility, and decisionmaking and qualit...
Army ADP: Prevalence of Fourth Quarter Obligations
IMTEC-91-12: Published: Dec 20, 1990. Publicly Released: Dec 20, 1990.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Army's management of its automatic data processing (ADP) funds, focusing on: (1) the prevalence and cost-effectiveness of ADP yearend obligations; and (2) its Training and Doctrine Command's (TRADOC) compliance with procurement policies.GAO found that: (1) the Army's obligations from its operation and maintenance appropriation for ADP hardware...
ADP Budget: Analysis of HCFA's Fiscal Year 1991 ADP Budget Request
IMTEC-90-67: Published: Sep 28, 1990. Publicly Released: Sep 28, 1990.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO analyzed the Health Care Financing Administration's (HCFA) fiscal year 1991 information technology systems budget request of $60.7 million, including $12.2 million for three major system enhancement projects to obtain more automated data processing and communications equipment, new software development, and related commercial services.GAO found that HCFA pr...
Geographic Information Systems: Status at Selected Agencies
IMTEC-90-74FS: Published: Aug 1, 1990. Publicly Released: Aug 1, 1990.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on geographic information system (GIS) activities at the Departments of the Interior, Agriculture, Commerce, and Energy, as well as the Army Corps of Engineers, the Federal Highway Administration, the Environmental Protection Agency, and the Federal Emergency Management Administration, focusing on: (1) agency missions; (2) GIS applicati...
Tax System Modernization: IRS' Challenge for the 21st Century
IMTEC-90-13: Published: Feb 8, 1990. Publicly Released: Mar 26, 1990.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO assessed the Internal Revenue Service's (IRS) progress in implementing its Tax System Modernization (TSM) Program to fully automate the tax processing system, focusing on: (1) the extent to which the program would meet its goal of improved service to taxpayers; and (2) whether individual system components had strategic plan guidance and measurable deliverab...
ADP Budget: Potential Reductions to the Department of Defense's Budget Request
IMTEC-90-12: Published: Jan 10, 1990. Publicly Released: Jan 10, 1990.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Department of Defense's (DOD) fiscal year (FY) 1990 budget request for automatic data processing (ADP) resources.GAO found that: (1) DOD components based their budget requests for the Worldwide Military Command and Control ADP Modernization Program on the structure of the program it replaced and had not finalized requirements for the restructur...
Social Security Administration's Systems Modernization Plan
T-IMTEC-89-11: Published: Sep 28, 1989. Publicly Released: Sep 28, 1989.
GAO discussed the Social Security Administration's (SSA) efforts to modernize its information systems. GAO found that: (1) SSA spent about $643 million between 1982 and 1988 to maintain and modernize its systems, and planned to spend an additional $381 million over the next 2 years; (2) the SSA Systems Modernization Plan emphasized software improvements, rather than its past approaches of buying m...