Electronic data processing (31 - 40 of 211 items)
ADP Planning: FDA's Plans to Improve Processing of Medical Device and Drug Applications
IMTEC-89-58: Published: Jun 13, 1989. Publicly Released: Jun 13, 1989.
Pursuant to congressional requests, GAO reviewed the Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) ability to timely process medical device and drug applications.GAO found that the FDA Center for Devices and Radiological Health prepared an automatic data processing system plan to improve the quality and timeliness of medical device application reviews and alleviate paperwork storage problems by: (1) allowi...
ADP Budget: Department of the Air Force's Information Technology Systems Obligations
IMTEC-89-49FS: Published: May 22, 1989. Publicly Released: May 22, 1989.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the Air Force's information technology obligations for fiscal years (FY) 1986 through 1990.GAO found that: (1) information technology obligations ranged from about $2.43 billion in FY 1986 to an estimated $2.77 billion for FY 1990; (2) the Air Force's operation and maintenance appropriation account received most information technolog...
ADP Acquisition: Navy's Efforts to Develop an Integrated Disbursing and Accounting System
IMTEC-89-20FS: Published: Feb 8, 1989. Publicly Released: May 18, 1989.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided cost information on the Navy's proposed Integrated Disbursing and Accounting Financial Information Processing System (IDA).GAO found that the Navy: (1) planned to integrate several disbursing and accounting systems into IDA to ensure proper recording of commercial accounts payable and obligations prior to payments; (2) believes that IDA will resolv...
ADP Systems: Status of SSA's Modernization Efforts
IMTEC-88-56: Published: Sep 29, 1988. Publicly Released: Oct 17, 1988.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Social Security Administration's (SSA) actions to refocus its computer systems modernization efforts to determine the: (1) status of the software design and database integration; (2) relationship between the Systems Modernization Plan's (SMP) projects and key areas; (3) impact that new projects included in the plan may have on SSA computer s...
DP Insurance: A Management Tool
137543: Aug 1, 1988
This article discusses the development of comprehensive risk management programs in order to determine the adequacy of their data processing insurance coverage, including the limits and advantages of insurance and the methods of risk reduction...
Use of Information Technology by VA's Department of Veterans Benefits
T-IMTEC-88-6: Published: Jul 28, 1988. Publicly Released: Jul 28, 1988.
GAO discussed the Veterans Administration's (VA) Department of Veterans Benefits (DVB) efforts to improve management of its information resources. GAO found that VA: (1) plans to earmark $101 million out of about $480 million in fiscal year 1988 funds obligated for information technology; (2) designated its Administrator as the authority for all matters relating to control and oversight of informa...
ADP Management Controls: Farmers Home Administration Can Improve Reporting of Weaknesses
IMTEC-88-38: Published: Jul 25, 1988. Publicly Released: Jul 25, 1988.
GAO determined whether the Farmers Home Administration (FmHA) identified, corrected, and reported its automatic data processing (ADP) weaknesses in compliance with the Federal Managers' Financial Integrity Act of 1982 (FMFIA).GAO found that FmHA failed to: (1) submit for inclusion in the Department of Agriculture's (USDA) annual FMFIA reports the specific ADP management weaknesses which USDA and T...
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...
Computer Systems: Navy Stock Point ADP Replacement Program Needs Better Management Controls
IMTEC-87-30: Published: Sep 17, 1987. Publicly Released: Sep 17, 1987.
In response to a congressional request, GAO evaluated the Navy's Stock Point ADP Replacement (SPAR) project to determine whether the Navy complied with Department of Defense (DOD) directives to improve and modernize its computerized information systems.GAO found that the Navy: (1) plans to acquire new automatic data processing (ADP) equipment, redesign its computer software, and convert its curren...
ADP Budget: Analysis of SSA's Fiscal Year 1988 Information Technology Systems Request
IMTEC-87-37: Published: Aug 6, 1987. Publicly Released: Aug 6, 1987.
In response to a congressional request, GAO analyzed the Social Security Administration's (SSA) budget request for its information technology systems modernization for fiscal year (FY) 1988.GAO found that SSA: (1) budgeted about $283 million for its proposed systems modernization plan, including software development, database integration, and management information; (2) estimated that it would req...