Information systems (81 - 90 of 114 items)
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...
Information Management: Issues Important to Farmers Home Administration Systems Modernization
IMTEC-89-64: Published: Aug 21, 1989. Publicly Released: Aug 21, 1989.
GAO evaluated the Farmers Home Administration's (FmHA) plans to modernize its automated systems, focusing on whether its approach addressed the problems it encountered in past efforts, as well as problems that other federal agencies encountered in their modernization programs.GAO found that: (1) although FmHA developed a strategic plan to guide the modernization program, the program's success depe...
Information Technology Utilization by the Federal Government
T-IMTEC-89-9: Published: Jun 12, 1989. Publicly Released: Jun 12, 1989.
GAO discussed the federal government's utilization of information technology. GAO found that: (1) federal agencies were experiencing numerous problems in acquiring and developing the information systems necessary to manage government operations; (2) many systems do not work as planned and have experienced cost overruns and schedule delays; and (3) agencies do not clearly define their needs, consid...
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...
Computer Procurement: Navy Decision to Terminate Its Standard Automated Financial System
IMTEC-89-37: Published: Mar 30, 1989. Publicly Released: May 1, 1989.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Navy's decision to terminate its Standard Automated Financial System (STAFS).GAO found that the Navy evaluated four alternatives to identify the most economical means of satisfying its financial management information needs, including: (1) continuing with STAFS after correcting deficiencies, testing the system, and successfully operating STA...
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...
Programming Language: Status, Costs, and Issues Associated With Defense's Implementation of Ada
IMTEC-89-9: Published: Mar 24, 1989. Publicly Released: Mar 24, 1989.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Department of Defense's (DOD) use of its Ada programming language, focusing on: (1) the cost to implement Ada; and (2) Ada technical issues.GAO evaluated 100 Ada projects and found that: (1) 87 percent of the projects were either planned or in developmental stages; (2) the Air Force and the Army issued Ada procedures; (3) DOD inventories on...