IT acquisitions (51 - 60 of 73 items)
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: Army Civilian Personnel System
IMTEC-89-22FS: Published: Mar 3, 1989. Publicly Released: May 18, 1989.
In response to a congressional request, GAO assessed the costs and the Army's acquisition approach for its Civilian Personnel System (ACPERS).GAO found that the: (1) system will upgrade and standardize support for about 450,000 civilian Army personnel; (2) Army decided to design and develop its own system after considering several alternatives, but abandoned its development effort after a study te...
ADP Acquisition: Defense Logistics Services Center Modernization Program
IMTEC-89-32: Published: Mar 20, 1989. Publicly Released: May 18, 1989.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the Defense Logistics Services Center's (DLSC) Modernization Program, focusing on the program's status, cost estimates, and cost growth.GAO found that: (1) DLSC spent about $13.4 million through September 1988 for modernizing the Defense Integrated Data System, the database used for the Federal Catalog System; (2) program cost estima...
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...
ADP Contracts: Army Needs to Correct Budget Disclosure Deficiencies
IMTEC-89-13: Published: Jan 31, 1989. Publicly Released: Jan 31, 1989.
GAO assessed whether the Department of Defense (DOD) and the Army adequately disclosed funding levels for indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity automatic data processing contracts in its 1989 budget exhibits.GAO found that: (1) the DOD budget exhibit for fiscal year 1989 did not include three large Army indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contracts with a total value of about $750 million; a...
ADP Modernization: FCC's Automation Planning Is Inadequate
IMTEC-88-51: Published: Sep 15, 1988. Publicly Released: Oct 5, 1988.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Federal Communications Commission's (FCC) information resource management (IRM) and automation planning process, including its development of the Record Image Processing System.GAO found that the FCC strategic automation planning process was inadequate, since FCC did not: (1) state annual plan goals, objectives, and priorities or specify ways t...
Medical ADP Systems: Analysis of Technical Aspects of DOD's Composite Health Care System
IMTEC-88-27: Published: Jul 11, 1988. Publicly Released: Jul 11, 1988.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO evaluated the system-level specifications and medical facility work-load data for the Department of Defense's (DOD) Composite Health Care System (CHCS) acquisition.GAO found that DOD needed to perform additional cost-effectiveness analysis on four system-level specifications relating to: (1) costing all computer operators as contractor-provided, although...
ADP Standards: Army Cancels Restrictive 3-Tier Architecture Standards
IMTEC-88-13: Published: May 17, 1988. Publicly Released: Jun 21, 1988.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Army's 3-tier architecture policy for processing and exchanging data among its various automated systems and its associated standards to: (1) determine whether they complied with the Brooks Act, the Competition in Contracting Act of 1984, and federal regulations; (2) evaluate their potential long-term effects on automatic data processing (AD...
ADP Budget: Trends in SSA's Information Technology Systems Budget
IMTEC-88-33FS: Published: Apr 20, 1988. Publicly Released: May 24, 1988.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Social Security Administration's (SSA) Information Technology Systems budget request for fiscal year (FY) 1989.GAO found that: (1) the systems account was comprised of funds for automatic data processing (ADP) acquisitions, ongoing ADP operations and maintenance, telephone equipment purchases, and telephone operations and maintenance; (2) al...
ADP Procurements: Food and Drug Administration Circumvented Procurement Regulations
IMTEC-87-48: Published: Sep 11, 1987. Publicly Released: Oct 9, 1987.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed allegations of improper computer procurements by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).GAO found that: (1) FDA split one procurement into 11 smaller procurement requests to circumvent both the maximum order and dollar limitations for General Services Administration (GSA) schedule contracts; (2) the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)...