Electronic data processing (41 - 50 of 211 items)
ADP Systems: Examinations of Non-Federal Hospital Information Systems
IMTEC-87-21: Published: Jun 30, 1987. Publicly Released: Jun 30, 1987.
GAO studied integrated hospital information systems in non-federal hospitals to aid in the evaluation of the Department of Defense's and the Veterans Administration's efforts to develop and install analogous systems.GAO found that: (1) 200 or more beds is the optimal size for hospitals to derive significant benefits from an integrated hospital information system; (2) hospitals generally invest onl...
ADP Budget: Information on Two IRS Computer Projects
IMTEC-87-26FS: Published: Jun 16, 1987. Publicly Released: Jun 23, 1987.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the: (1) Internal Revenue Service's (IRS) fiscal year (FY) 1988 budget provisions for the Communications Replacement System and its Tax System Redesign; and (2) amount IRS has already spent on those projects.GAO found that: (1) IRS plans to spend about $150 million on the Communications Replacement System through 1993; (2) IRS estima...
ADP Systems: Concerns About DOD's Composite Health Care System Development Contracts
IMTEC-87-25: Published: Jun 8, 1987. Publicly Released: Jun 8, 1987.
GAO reviewed the Department of Defense's (DOD) award of initial systems development contracts for the acquisition and implementation of the Composite Health Care System (CHCS).GAO found that: (1) DOD received six proposals for CHCS system development contracts, but it failed to conduct required discussions with offerers, which caused a 3-month program delay and increased costs; (2) DOD did not att...
Computer Systems: VA's Target Project Never Achieved Redesign of Its Processing Software
IMTEC-86-30BR: Published: Aug 21, 1986. Publicly Released: Aug 21, 1986.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Veterans Administration's (VA) Compensation and Pension Benefit Payment System Target project to determine if VA achieved: (1) automation of claims authorization and inquiry functions in the regional offices; and (2) redesign of the system processing software to improve processing times, controls, and response to legislative requirements.VA...
Attack Warning: ADP Replacement for Warning and Assessment System Still Years Away
IMTEC-86-15: Published: Jun 11, 1986. Publicly Released: Aug 12, 1986.
In response to a congressional request, GAO assessed: (1) the Tactical Warning/Attack Assessment (TW/AA) system's capabilities; and (2) Department of Defense (DOD) efforts to modernize the warning and assessment information processing systems at the ballistic missile and air defense command centers.GAO found that: (1) the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) computer system and the com...
What Every Auditor Should Know About Computer Information Systems
130454: Jun 1, 1986
GAO provided auditors with an overview of current computer information systems to assist them in understanding a company's operations. GAO found that: (1) information systems operations must be coordinated with various business activities; (2) human errors, omissions, and malicious acts by computer hackers and dishonest employees threaten data integrity; (3) electronic data processing (EDP) audito...
[Comments on H.R. 4086]
B-208159.9: Published: Apr 11, 1986. Publicly Released: Apr 11, 1986.
In response to a congressional request, GAO commented on H.R. 4086, which would vest the General Services Administration's Board of Contract Appeals with the authority to decide any bid protests. GAO believes that it is too soon to consider expanding the jurisdiction of the Board. In vesting the Board with jurisdiction over automatic data processing procurement protests, Congress has already provi...
ADP Acquisitions: Immigration and Naturalization Service Should Terminate Its Contract and Recompete
IMTEC-86-5: Published: Mar 20, 1986. Publicly Released: Mar 31, 1986.
GAO reviewed the Immigration and Naturalization Service's (INS) management of automatic data processing (ADP) to evaluate its ongoing, multimillion-dollar computer systems acquisition.GAO found that INS: (1) violated procurement regulations by conducting additional negotiations with the proposed awardee in late-night meetings, which resulted in the awardee reducing its best and final offer; (2) fa...
ADP Operations: Consolidation of Navy's Personnel and Pay Computer Resources
IMTEC-86-11BR: Published: Mar 27, 1986. Publicly Released: Mar 27, 1986.
In response to a congressional request, GAO evaluated the Navy's success in meeting congressional expectations and its objectives in procuring and managing a personnel and pay systems consolidated computer center (PERSPAY).The Navy Finance Center (NFC) and the Naval Military Personnel Command (NMPC) agreed to pursue a joint, automatic data processing (ADP) procurement to reduce computer operations...
ADP Acquisitions: Information on Navy's Personnel and Pay Computer Project
IMTEC-86-6FS: Published: Jan 23, 1986. Publicly Released: Jan 23, 1986.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO evaluated the Navy's Personnel and Pay Systems Consolidated Computer Center Project (PERSPAY) and presented: (1) background information and a chronology of events; (2) a synopsis of the automatic data processing (ADP) equipment purchased to support the project; and (3) funding and cost data.GAO found that the Navy: (1) initiated the project to jointly and c...