Computer equipment contracts (21 - 30 of 66 items)
Navy IBM-Compatible Computer Procurement Practices
T-IMTEC-90-1: Published: Nov 8, 1989. Publicly Released: Nov 8, 1989.
GAO reviewed the Navy's procurement of: (1) mainframe computer and peripheral equipment; and (2) hardware for its Standard Civilian Pay System (NAVSCIPS). GAO found that: (1) 91 percent of recent Navy mainframe and peripheral procurements and 90 percent of the funds obligated to those procurements were limited by compatibility requirements, 58 percent of which required compatibility with one manuf...
Computer Procurement: Hardware Upgrades for Navy Inventory Control System Should Be Delayed
IMTEC-89-67: Published: Sep 29, 1989. Publicly Released: Sep 29, 1989.
GAO reviewed the Navy's plans for a $22.1-million upgrade to its Uniform Inventory Control Point System (UICP), focusing on the: (1) data the Navy used to justify the upgrade; and (2) Navy's thoroughness in evaluating ways to improve the performance of its existing UICP resources. UICP supports inventory management functions for the Navy Aviation Supply Office (ASO) and the Navy Ship Parts Control...
ADP Budget: Potential Reductions to the Department of the Army's Budget Request
IMTEC-89-69BR: Published: Sep 18, 1989. Publicly Released: Sep 18, 1989.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information about the Army's fiscal year (FY) 1990 budget request for five major automation programs.GAO found that the Army: (1) requested over $219 million to modernize and redesign 31 automated systems in its Standard Army Management Information Systems Modernization Program, although the Major Automated Information System Review Council (MAISRC...
ADP Budget: Potential Reductions to the Department of the Navy's Budget Request
IMTEC-89-75BR: Published: Sep 18, 1989. Publicly Released: Sep 18, 1989.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information about the Navy's fiscal year (FY) 1990 budget request for automated data processing (ADP) resources, focusing on: (1) the Navy's reduction of FY 1989 operation and maintenance funds for ADP resources; and (2) budget requests for three automation projects.GAO found that: (1) in response to a Department of Defense (DOD) directive that the...
ADP Procurement: Navy Improperly Restricted Competition for Its Civilian Pay System
IMTEC-89-61: Published: Jun 21, 1989. Publicly Released: Jun 23, 1989.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed allegations that the Navy improperly restricted competition for two contracts for computer equipment and software for the Navy Standard Civilian Pay System (NAVSCIPS).GAO found that the Navy: (1) selected the data-base management system, hardware and operations sites without conducting appropriate studies and developing adequate support; (2) improp...
Submarine Combat System: Technical Challenges Confronting Navy's Seawolf AN/BSY-2 Development
IMTEC-89-35: Published: Mar 13, 1989. Publicly Released: Apr 12, 1989.
In response to a congressional request, GAO identified the technical challenges confronting the Navy in its efforts to develop the AN/BSY-2 combat system for the Seawolf submarine, focusing on system design, software development, testing and integration, and independent verification and validation.GAO found that: (1) seven development organizations under the direction of a prime contractor would s...
Computer Procurement: Information on Defense Department's CAD/CAM Acquisitions
IMTEC-89-3FS: Published: Jan 19, 1989. Publicly Released: Jan 19, 1989.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed Army, Air Force, and Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) procurements of computer-aided design/computer-aided manufacturing equipment (CAD/CAM) to: (1) determine whether the agencies properly planned and coordinated the procurements; and (2) assess the Office of the Secretary of Defense's (OSD) efforts to coordinate and consolidate CAD/CAM procuremen...
ADP Procurement: Army Accounting System Modernization
IMTEC-88-14BR: Published: Dec 28, 1987. Publicly Released: Jan 28, 1988.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Army's plans to modernize its accounting systems to determine: (1) the Army's reasons for the modernization; (2) the effect of its automation strategy on planned computer upgrades at its Finance and Accounting Center; and (3) whether the Army's plan to replace automatic data processing equipment at the center would restrict competition among...
ADP Procurements: Food and Drug Administration Circumvented Procurement Regulations
IMTEC-87-48: Published: Sep 11, 1987. Publicly Released: Oct 9, 1987.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed allegations of improper computer procurements by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).GAO found that: (1) FDA split one procurement into 11 smaller procurement requests to circumvent both the maximum order and dollar limitations for General Services Administration (GSA) schedule contracts; (2) the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)...
Trademark ADP System: Patent Office Should Analyze Alternatives Before Contract Award
IMTEC-87-44: Published: Aug 27, 1987. Publicly Released: Oct 1, 1987.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the need and justification for the Department of Commerce's Patent and Trademark Office's (PTO) procurement of replacement hardware and software for its automated trademark system.GAO found that: (1) PTO did not compare alternatives before deciding to continue with its revised procurement strategy of relieving immediate capacity problems only; (2)...