IT acquisitions (41 - 50 of 73 items)
Defense's Acquisition of the Composite Health Care System
T-IMTEC-90-4: Published: Mar 15, 1990. Publicly Released: Mar 15, 1990.
GAO commented on the Department of Defense's (DOD) ongoing efforts to acquire and test the Composite Health Care System (CHCS), focusing on the planned test schedule, estimated benefits, life-cycle costs, and current funding. GAO noted that: (1) DOD would not develop and deploy about 38 percent of CHCS software by the planned completion date; (2) DOD officials estimated that the software would pro...
Computer Acquisition: Navy's Aviation Logistics System Not Ready for Deployment
IMTEC-90-11: Published: Feb 9, 1990. Publicly Released: Feb 9, 1990.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed whether the risks and benefits of the Naval Aviation Logistics Command Management System (NALCOMIS) warrant its scheduled deployment.GAO found that NALCOMIS is not ready for phase II deployment because: (1) the Navy did not adequately perform some key software development steps; (2) the Navy confined phase II operational testing to sites that were...
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 ADP Procurement: Contracting and Market Share Information
IMTEC-89-66FS: Published: Sep 15, 1989. Publicly Released: Nov 8, 1989.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO identified the extent to which the Navy's mainframe computer and peripheral procurements required compatibility with existing computer equipment or software.GAO found that: (1) the Navy required compatibility with the largest manufacturer in 237 of its 411 compatible procurements, and compatibility with 3 other manufacturers in the other 174 procurements; (...
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 Planning: SSA's February 1989 Report on Computer Modernization Is Incomplete
IMTEC-89-76: Published: Sep 25, 1989. Publicly Released: Sep 25, 1989.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Social Security Administration's (SSA) automated data processing (ADP) report, focusing on whether the report contained sufficient information for evaluating future SSA budget requests for increased ADP spending authority.GAO found that the SSA report: (1) showed how the SSA 1990 information technology budget supported its larger mission, but d...
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 Modernization: IRS' Automated Examination System--Troubled Past, Uncertain Future
IMTEC-89-54: Published: Jun 22, 1989. Publicly Released: Jul 25, 1989.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Internal Revenue Service's (IRS) Automated Examination System (AES), intended to automate the examination of income tax returns, focusing on: (1) IRS progress in developing and implementing AES; and (2) AES compatibility with the IRS Tax System Modernization effort, intended to streamline tax processing through increased automation.GAO found th...