Information management (71 - 73 of 73 items)
ADP Equipment: FAA's Use of a Suspended Contractor
IMTEC-86-23BR: Published: Jul 1, 1986. Publicly Released: Jul 31, 1986.
GAO reviewed the Federal Aviation Administration's actions regarding its contracts with a suspended contractor, specifically: (1) its need to continue using the contractor's equipment and services; (2) the potential impact of switching vendors on the FAA schedule for implementing the National Airspace System Plan; and (3) the legality and appropriateness of any actions taken by FAA in response to...
Computers: Information on the Patent and Trademark Office Automation Program
IMTEC-86-4FS: Published: Dec 20, 1985. Publicly Released: Mar 26, 1986.
In response to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the Patent and Trademark Office's (PTO) planning, contracting, and scheduling of its patent automation program.GAO found that: (1) although federal regulations caution against lengthy cost-plus-fixed-fee contracts because they provide minimum incentives for cost control, PTO entered into a $289 million, 18-year, cost-plus-fixed-fe...