Information systems (71 - 80 of 135 items)
Automated Information Systems: Schedule Delays and Cost Overruns Plague DOD Systems
IMTEC-89-36: Published: May 10, 1989. Publicly Released: May 18, 1989.
In response to a congressional request, GAO provided information on eight Department of Defense (DOD) automated information systems being developed by the Army, Air Force, Navy, and Defense Logistics Agency.GAO found that: (1) all eight systems experienced significant cost growth; (2) the cost to develop and deploy the systems totalled about $2 billion, which was almost twice the original cost est...
ADP Systems: SSA Efforts in Implementing Its Field Office Modernization
IMTEC-89-45: Published: May 17, 1989. Publicly Released: May 17, 1989.
GAO reviewed the Social Security Administration's (SSA) field office modernization project to: (1) evaluate the project's status; and (2) assess how modernization is affecting field operations.GAO found that: (1) SSA spent about $148 million to modernize computer equipment in 1,300 field offices; (2) SSA met its initial field office hardware installation schedule; (3) SSA redesigned portions of it...
ADP Systems: VA Actions to Improve Management of Information Resources
IMTEC-89-24: Published: Apr 25, 1989. Publicly Released: Apr 25, 1989.
GAO summarized the status of Veterans Administration (VA) actions in response to GAO recommendations in three reports on its information systems and information resources management activities.GAO found that: (1) VA strengthened controls over the software development process, conducted risk analysis and contingency planning to improve security, and issued guidelines restricting release of sensitiv...
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...
Budgetary Implications of IRS' Tax System Modernization and Automated Examination System Efforts
T-IMTEC-89-4: Published: Apr 4, 1989. Publicly Released: Apr 4, 1989.
GAO discussed the Internal Revenue Service's (IRS) fiscal year 1990 budget. GAO found that: (1) the IRS budget request of $933 million focused on two critical efforts, including maintaining existing computer systems and pursuing its long-range plan for total system modernization; (2) the total estimated costs for the modernization were difficult to determine, because projects were renamed, consoli...
FAA's Voice Communications and Administrative Computer Systems
T-IMTEC-89-3: Published: Apr 4, 1989. Publicly Released: Apr 4, 1989.
GAO discussed the Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) efforts to modernize and upgrade its automated systems. GAO found that: (1) FAA plans to develop a flexible and reliable Voice Switching and Control System (VSCS) at its 23 major air traffic control facilities; (2) VSCS is expected to provide communications for the controller work stations, serving up to 430 positions at each center; (3) FA...
Air Force ADP: Logistics Systems Modernization Costs Continue to Increase
IMTEC-89-7FS: Published: Dec 28, 1988. Publicly Released: Jan 19, 1989.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided cost and schedule information on nine logistics modernization system projects within the Air Force Logistics Command's (AFLC) Logistics Management Systems (LMS) Modernization Program and four other AFLC automated information system projects that were not formally part of the LMS Program.GAO found that AFLC: (1) reduced the number of existing inform...
ADP Management: Status of the Army's Logistics and Technical Information Initiatives
IMTEC-89-10: Published: Oct 31, 1988. Publicly Released: Oct 31, 1988.
In response to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the Army's efforts to identify integration and interoperability requirements for its automated logistics and technical information initiatives.GAO found that the Army: (1) issued a directive to establish a strategy for identifying systems integration and interoperability requirements for all of its technical information systems; (...
ADP Budget: Defense Logistics Agency's Automated Information Systems Budget Request
IMTEC-88-50BR: Published: Sep 23, 1988. Publicly Released: Oct 25, 1988.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Defense Logistics Agency's (DLA) fiscal year (FY) 1989 budget requests for selected general-purpose automated information systems.GAO found that: (1) DLA failed to provide required cost data for some information systems and descriptions of required resources for acquisitions that cost over $2 million; and (2) planned to obligate $24.1 millio...
ADP Systems: FDA Can Reduce Development Risks for Its Import Information System
IMTEC-88-42: Published: Sep 30, 1988. Publicly Released: Oct 19, 1988.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) automated Import Support and Information System (ISIS) to determine whether FDA: (1) complied with government standards and regulations in developing ISIS; (2) ensured that ISIS would interface with the Customs Service's automated systems; (3) plans to use ISIS to collect data on imports FDA regulates; an...