Procurement (1 - 10 of 24 items)
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: 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...
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 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...
Review of Two Proposed Automatic Data Processing Procurements by the Social Security Administration
IMTEC-85-7: Published: Apr 10, 1985. Publicly Released: May 10, 1985.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO evaluated two proposed Social Security Administration (SSA) procurements for automatic data processing equipment.On March 5, 1985, SSA cancelled the solicitation for communications processors because it is considering alternative ways to satisfy this requirement. SSA is not currently soliciting proposals for either procurement. GAO found no evidence that SS...
[Request for Opinion Concerning Exchange Agreements Between Patent and Trademark Office and Private Firms]
B-217448: Published: Mar 13, 1985. Publicly Released: Apr 12, 1985.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO discussed whether exchange agreements between the Patent and Trademark Office (PTO) and private firms, to automate PTO trademark search activities, are subject to the Brooks Act. GAO held that these exchange agreements for products and services are essentially procurement contracts and that they are, therefore, subject to the act...
Policy and Procedures Pertaining to Procurement of ADP Equipment
B-159605: Published: Aug 9, 1978. Publicly Released: Oct 4, 1983.
No summary is currently available...
Proposed Revisions to Procurement Regulations Covering ADP Equipment and Services
B-199089: Published: Oct 15, 1980. Publicly Released: Feb 19, 1982.
GAO was asked for its comments on proposed revisions to the Federal Procurement Regulations and the Federal Property Management Regulations, covering the procurement, utilization, and management of automatic data processing equipment, software, maintenance services, and related supplies by Federal agencies. The comments provided concerned the following areas: (1) automatic data processing equipmen...
Non-Federal Computer Acquisition Practices Provide Useful Information for Streamlining Federal Methods
AFMD-81-104: Published: Oct 2, 1981. Publicly Released: Oct 2, 1981.
GAO undertook a study to determine how 18 non-federal organizations acquire computer equipment.The study of the 18 non-federal organizations showed that the agencies': (1) managers are committed to using the computer effectively as a tool for achieving business goals; (2) strategies and plans provide a framework and operational direction for computer acquisitions; and (3) practices and procedures...