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ADP Budget: Potential Reductions to the Department of Defense's Budget Request
IMTEC-90-12: Published: Jan 10, 1990. Publicly Released: Jan 10, 1990.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Department of Defense's (DOD) fiscal year (FY) 1990 budget request for automatic data processing (ADP) resources.GAO found that: (1) DOD components based their budget requests for the Worldwide Military Command and Control ADP Modernization Program on the structure of the program it replaced and had not finalized requirements for the restructur...
ADP Budget: Potential Reductions to Army Automation Initiatives
IMTEC-90-3: Published: Nov 20, 1989. Publicly Released: Nov 20, 1989.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Army's fiscal year (FY) 1990: (1) $144-million automatic data processing (ADP) budget request for the Training and Doctrine Command (TRADOC) and Forces Command (FORSCOM); (2) $53-million request to modernize and redesign six standard Army software systems and the potential impact on the planned replacement of the $1-billion Army Standard Inform...
Navy Competition Advocate General and ADP Vendor Complaint Handling
T-NSIAD-90-9: Published: Nov 15, 1989. Publicly Released: Nov 15, 1989.
GAO discussed the Navy's automated data processing procurement practices, focusing on the: (1) Competition Advocate General's process for handling complaints; and (2) ADP Acquisition Assessment Panel's efforts to improve competitiveness in ADP procurement. GAO found that: (1) the Advocate Office had no written complaint-handling procedures, did not have a comprehensive recordkeeping system for com...
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 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...
ADP Budget: Department of the Air Force's Information Technology Systems Obligations
IMTEC-89-49FS: Published: May 22, 1989. Publicly Released: May 22, 1989.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the Air Force's information technology obligations for fiscal years (FY) 1986 through 1990.GAO found that: (1) information technology obligations ranged from about $2.43 billion in FY 1986 to an estimated $2.77 billion for FY 1990; (2) the Air Force's operation and maintenance appropriation account received most information technolog...
ADP Acquisition: Air Force Logistics System Modernization Projects
IMTEC-89-42: Published: Apr 21, 1989. Publicly Released: May 18, 1989.
In response to a congressional request, GAO provided cost and schedule information on three Air Force computer systems, including the: (1) Requirements Data Bank System (RDB); (2) Contract Data Management System (CDMS); and (3) Depot Maintenance Management Information System (DMMIS).GAO found that the: (1) Air Force's initial estimates for RDB increased from $140 million to about $248 million; (2)...
ADP Acquisition: Naval Aviation Logistics Command Management Information System
IMTEC-89-21FS: Published: Feb 23, 1989. Publicly Released: May 18, 1989.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Navy's procurement of the Naval Aviation Logistics Command Management Information System (NALCOMIS) and provided information on: (1) the Navy's acquisition approach; (2) the program's current status; (3) cost growth and a comparison of current cost estimates and budget estimates; (4) the reasons for cost increases; and (5) the Office of the...
ADP Acquisition: Navy's Efforts to Develop an Integrated Disbursing and Accounting System
IMTEC-89-20FS: Published: Feb 8, 1989. Publicly Released: May 18, 1989.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided cost information on the Navy's proposed Integrated Disbursing and Accounting Financial Information Processing System (IDA).GAO found that the Navy: (1) planned to integrate several disbursing and accounting systems into IDA to ensure proper recording of commercial accounts payable and obligations prior to payments; (2) believes that IDA will resolv...