Information resources management (61 - 70 of 75 items)
ADP Systems: Department of Veterans Benefits Modernization Program
IMTEC-88-3: Published: Oct 30, 1987. Publicly Released: Oct 30, 1987.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Veterans Administration's (VA) Department of Veterans Benefits' efforts to modernize automated computer systems which were resulting in inefficient and costly support for veterans' benefits programs.GAO found that VA has begun several modernization projects, including: (1) organizing a separate automatic data processing (ADP) staff for the Depa...
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)...
ADP Acquisition: Navy Has Not Justified an Additional PERSPAY Computer
IMTEC-87-29: Published: Aug 21, 1987. Publicly Released: Aug 21, 1987.
GAO reviewed the Department of the Navy's decision to purchase an additional mainframe computer for its Personnel and Pay Systems Consolidated Computer Center Project (PERSPAY).GAO found that the: (1) estimated total cost for the additional computer is over $6 million; (2) Navy did not consider other, more cost-effective alternatives; (3) Navy did not comply with federal regulations mandating a co...
ADP Budget: SSA's Information Technology Systems Budget Requests and Obligations
IMTEC-87-15FS: Published: Mar 10, 1987. Publicly Released: Mar 24, 1987.
In response to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the Social Security Administration's (SSA): (1) automatic data processing procurements; (2) expenses related to its Systems Modernization Plan; and (3) estimates of future costs to complete the plan.GAO developed data on the SSA Information Technology Systems (ITS) budget activity for fiscal years (FY) 1983 through 1987, including...
Computer Systems: Continued Oversight Crucial for Air Force's Requirements Data Bank
IMTEC-87-6: Published: Dec 5, 1986. Publicly Released: Dec 5, 1986.
GAO reviewed the Air Force's: (1) development and management of the Requirements Data Bank, an automated logistics management system; and (2) compliance with Department of Defense (DOD) directives governing project management policies and procedures.GAO noted that the Air Force will use the Requirements Data Bank to compute estimated quantities and associated budgets for spare parts and materials...
Computer Capacity: IRS Must Better Estimate Its Computer Resource Needs
IMTEC-87-5BR: Published: Nov 3, 1986. Publicly Released: Nov 14, 1986.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO: (1) determined the status and progress of the Internal Revenue Service's (IRS) Capacity Enhancement for the Processing System (CEPS) procurement; and (2) analyzed the need for and timing of CEPS, which IRS designed to upgrade or replace its large mainframe computers.IRS believed that, with CEPS, its existing mainframe computers would have sufficient capaci...
Data Processing: SBA Needs To Strengthen Management of Its Computer Systems
IMTEC-86-28: Published: Aug 29, 1986. Publicly Released: Aug 29, 1986.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Small Business Administration's (SBA) automated systems and information resources management (IRM) activities to determine whether they: (1) assist its regional and district offices in carrying out SBA major programs; and (2) are adequate, appropriate, and effective.GAO found that: (1) SBA did not systematically involve field offices in the...
Evaluating the Acquisition and Operation of Information Systems
130485: Jul 1, 1986
This publication provides GAO and others in the federal audit community with a logical framework for evaluating government agencies' acquisition and operation of computer-based information systems, specifically as they: (1) ensure system effectiveness; (2) promote system economy and efficiency; (3) protect data integrity; (4) safeguard information resources; and (5) comply with laws and regulation...
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...
GAO ADP Data Lines: Issue No. 2
122632: Apr 1, 1983
This periodical is designed to serve as a means of communicating automatic data processing (ADP) information within GAO. This issue contains articles on teleprocessing, ongoing programs, ADP administration in GAO, and whether to lease or buy ADP equipment...