Automatic data processing (1 - 10 of 59 items)
Weather Forecasting: Important Issues on Automated Weather Processing System Need Resolution
IMTEC-93-12BR: Published: Jan 6, 1993. Publicly Released: Feb 8, 1993.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the National Weather Service's (NWS) acquisition of the Advanced Weather Interactive Processing System (AWIPS), focusing on: (1) how effectively the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) analyzed and defined its system requirements; (2) key risks associated with the acquisition; and (3) whether any risks warranted delay of the cont...
ADP Procurement: Prompt Navy Action Can Reduce Risks to SNAP III Implementation
IMTEC-92-69: Published: Sep 29, 1992. Publicly Released: Sep 29, 1992.
GAO reviewed the Navy's upgrade of its Shipboard Non-Tactical Automated Data Processing (ADP) Program (SNAP), focusing on: (1) identifying potential risks related to SNAP III systems development; (2) the upgrading of SNAP I and SNAP II systems; and (3) Navy managers' roles in planning and implementing a new system.GAO found that: (1) the Navy has inadequate managerial oversight of SNAP development...
IRS ADP Contracts
GGD-92-14R: Published: May 28, 1992. Publicly Released: May 28, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed several allegations from a constituent concerning the Internal Revenue Service's (IRS) negotiation and administration of certain automatic data processing service contracts to determine whether IRS implemented proper safeguards against contract abuse and waste. GAO noted that: (1) IRS internal audit staff did identify weaknesses in the negotiation...
Tax System Modernization: Further Testing of IRS' Automated Taxpayer Service Systems Is Needed
IMTEC-91-42: Published: Jun 20, 1991. Publicly Released: Jun 29, 1991.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Internal Revenue Service's (IRS) Taxpayer Service Integrated System (TSIS) to determine whether tests to measure TSIS effectiveness provided the information necessary to justify installing TSIS at all call sites.GAO found that: (1) tests of two of the three TSIS projects to automate its taxpayer inquiry program, the Taxpayer Service Expert Assi...
Uncertainties Surrounding IRS' Fiscal Year 1992 Budget Request for Tax System Modernization
T-IMTEC-91-4: Published: Mar 20, 1991. Publicly Released: Mar 20, 1991.
GAO discussed the: (1) Internal Revenue Service's (IRS) fiscal year (FY) 1992 budget request of $451 million for its Tax System Modernization program; (2) effects of the $49-million FY 1991 cut to the IRS data processing budget; and (3) impact of selected tax processing systems on the 1991 tax filing season. GAO noted that IRS: (1) may have overstated its FY 1992 modernization budget by nearly $55...
ADP Budget: Potential Reductions to the Department of Defense's Budget Request
IMTEC-91-17BR: Published: Dec 27, 1990. Publicly Released: Jan 29, 1991.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Department of Defense's (DOD) fiscal year (FY) 1991 budget request for automatic data processing (ADP) resources.GAO found that there were potential reductions of $460.1 million to the DOD FY 1991 ADP budget request, including: (1) $72 million from the Army; (2) $74.1 million from the Air Force; (3) $14 million from the Defense Logistics Agency...
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 the Navy's Budget Request
IMTEC-90-84BR: Published: Sep 17, 1990. Publicly Released: Oct 16, 1990.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the Navy's and the Marine Corps' fiscal year (FY) 1991 budget requests and past appropriations for six automatic data processing (ADP) resources.GAO found that: (1) there were potential budget reductions of $20.5 million to the Navy's FY 1991 budget request for its inventory control points (ICP) program; (2) the Navy planned to spend...
Competitiveness of Federal Computer Procurements
T-IMTEC-90-12: Published: Sep 13, 1990. Publicly Released: Sep 13, 1990.
GAO discussed federal agencies' use of competitive procedures in their automated data processing (ADP) procurements. GAO noted that: (1) factors affecting procurement competitiveness included improper review of alternatives, poorly defined requirements, improper bias, and poorly trained or inexperienced contracting staff; (2) agencies did not ensure adequate and appropriate competition in the less...
FAA Encountering Problems in Acquiring Major Automated Systems
T-IMTEC-90-6: Published: Apr 18, 1990. Publicly Released: Apr 18, 1990.
GAO discussed fundamental weaknesses in the Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) acquisition of major automated systems. GAO noted that FAA inadequately justified its planned procurement under the Computer Resources Nucleus (CORN) project, intended to hire a contractor to provide and operate computer facilities for general-purpose data processing functions, since FAA: (1) could not support its...