Information systems (41 - 50 of 118 items)
Year 2000 Computing Crisis: Progress Made at Department of Labor, But Key Systems at Risk
T-AIMD-98-303: Published: Sep 17, 1998. Publicly Released: Sep 17, 1998.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO discussed the significant information technology challenges that the upcoming century change poses to the Department of Labor, and to several of its agencies, focusing on: (1) specific year 2000 issues facing two elements of Labor's Employment and Training Administration; (2) the year 2000 efforts of the Office of Workers' Compensation Programs and of the B...
Year 2000 Computing Crisis: Progress Made in Compliance of VA Systems, But Concerns Remain
AIMD-98-237: Published: Aug 21, 1998. Publicly Released: Sep 15, 1998.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO assessed the status of the Department of Veterans Affairs' (VA) corrective action to prevent computer system failures at the turn of the century, focusing on: (1) the Veterans Benefits Administration's (VBA) Year 2000 program; and (2) the Veterans Health Administration's (VHA) Year 2000 program.GAO noted that: (1) VBA has made progress in addressing the rec...
Civil Agencies Information Systems Issue Area: Active Assignments
AA-98-29(3): Published: Aug 1, 1998. Publicly Released: Aug 1, 1998.
GAO provided information on its active assignments in the Civil Agencies Information Systems issue area as of August 17, 1998...
Year 2000 Computing Crisis: Business Continuity and Contingency Planning (Supersedes AIMD-10.1.19)
AIMD-10.1.19: Published: Aug 1, 1998. Publicly Released: Aug 1, 1998.
This publication supersedes AIMD-10.1.19, Year 2000 Computing Crisis: Business Continuity and Contingency Planning (Exposure Draft), March 1998. GAO published a guide to: (1) provide a conceptual framework for helping large agencies to manage the risk of potential year 2000-induced disruptions to their operations; (2) provide information on the scope and challenge and offer a structured approach f...
Year 2000 Computing Crisis: Actions Needed on Electronic Data Exchanges
AIMD-98-124: Published: Jul 1, 1998. Publicly Released: Jul 31, 1998.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on actions taken to address year 2000 issues for electronic data exchanges, focusing on the: (1) key actions taken to date to address electronic data exchanges among federal, state, and local governments; (2) actions the federal government has taken to minimize the adverse economic impact of non-compliant year 2000 data from other count...
Small Business Administration: Planning for Loan Monitoring System Has Many Positive Features But Still Carries Implementation Challenges
T-AIMD-98-233: Published: Jul 16, 1998. Publicly Released: Jul 16, 1998.
GAO discussed the Small Business Administration's (SBA) activities to complete planning for its loan monitoring system, as required by the Small Business Reauthorization Act of 1997, focusing on SBA's project plan for completing the mandated actions.GAO noted that: (1) SBA's project plan provides information in many key areas to explain how it intends to complete the mandated actions; (2) the plan...
Social Security Administration: Subcommittee Questions Concerning Information Technology Challenges Facing the Commissioner
AIMD-98-235R: Published: Jul 10, 1998. Publicly Released: Jul 10, 1998.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the challenges the Social Security Administration (SSA) faces in preparing its information systems for the new century and in implementing technology initiatives such as the Intelligent Workstation/Local Area Network (IWS/LAN), focusing on whether: (1) SSA's information systems will be year 2000 compliant and whether SSA is respondin...
Small Business Administration: Mandated Planning for Loan Monitoring System Is Not Complete
AIMD-98-214R: Published: Jun 30, 1998. Publicly Released: Jun 30, 1998.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO provided information on the Small Business Administration's (SBA) June 2, 1998, report on its status in completing eight legislatively mandated planning actions for a proposed loan monitoring system.GAO noted that: (1) GAO's review of SBA's planning initiatives and its June 1998 report showed that SBA formed a project team for the loan monitoring system i...
Year 2000 Computing Crisis: Telecommunications Readiness Critical, Yet Overall Status Largely Unknown
T-AIMD-98-212: Published: Jun 16, 1998. Publicly Released: Jun 16, 1998.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO discussed: (1) the nation's telecommunications infrastructure; (2) the risks facing the nation if critical components of that infrastructure are not year 2000 compliant by the turn of the century; (3) federal government actions relating to national, international, and governmental telecommunications infrastructure; and (4) present issues that must be addres...
Year 2000 Computing Crisis: A Testing Guide (Exposure Draft) (Superseded by AIMD-10.1.21)
AIMD-10.1.21: Published: Jun 1, 1998. Publicly Released: Jun 1, 1998.
This publication has been superseded by AIMD-10.1.21, Year 2000 Computing Crisis: A Testing Guide, November 1998. GAO published a guide to aid federal agencies in managing and assessing their year 2000 testing activities, focusing on: (1) establishing an organizational testing infrastructure; (2) designing, conducting, and reporting on four incremental levels of system-related testing; and (3) est...