Information systems (81 - 90 of 118 items)
Information Technology Investment: A Governmentwide Overview
AIMD-95-208: Published: Jul 31, 1995. Publicly Released: Jul 31, 1995.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on overall federal information technology (IT) obligations, focusing on programs to identify IT investments that are at risk and in need of corrective action.GAO found that: (1) the total amount of federal IT spending is unknown, since the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) does not collect comprehensive IT budget data on a governmen...
General Government Information Systems Issue Area: Active Assignments
AA-95-33(3): Published: Jul 1, 1995. Publicly Released: Jul 1, 1995.
GAO provided information on its active assignments in the General Government Information Systems issue area as of July 6, 1995...
Human Resources Information Systems Issue Area: Active Assignments
AA-95-34(3): Published: Jul 1, 1995. Publicly Released: Jul 1, 1995.
GAO provided information on its active assignments in the Human Resources Information Systems issue area as of July 6, 1995...
Resources, Community, and Economic Development Information Systems Issue Area: Active Assignments
AA-95-35(3): Published: Jul 1, 1995. Publicly Released: Jul 1, 1995.
GAO provided information on its active assignments in its Resources, Community, and Economic Development Information Systems issue area as of July 6, 1995...
National Test Facility: Civilian Agency Use of Supercomputers Not Feasible
AIMD-95-28: Published: Dec 9, 1994. Publicly Released: Dec 9, 1994.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO reviewed possible civilian agency use of the supercomputing capabilities at the Department of Defense's (DOD) National Test Facility (NTF), focusing on using these resources to support the: (1) Department of Energy in monitoring oil pipeline leakage; (2) Department of Education in developing on-line educational software; (3) Department of Health and Human...
USDA Restructuring: Refocus Info Share Program on Business Processes Rather Than Technology
AIMD-94-156: Published: Aug 5, 1994. Publicly Released: Aug 30, 1994.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Info Share Program, focusing on whether USDA has taken appropriate business process reengineering steps to improve the way its farm service and rural development agencies do business.GAO found that: (1) USDA is attempting to revitalize and improve its operations and plans to establish one-stop field office ser...
Medical ADP Systems: Defense's Tools and Methodology for Managing CHCS Performance Need Strengthening
AIMD-94-61: Published: Jul 15, 1994. Publicly Released: Jul 15, 1994.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO provided information on the Department of Defense's (DOD) development, testing, evaluation, and implementation of the Composite Health Care System (CHCS).GAO found that: (1) DOD lacks adequate CHCS performance management tools and methodology; (2) DOD performance measurement tools do not collect the data necessary to detect response-time problems, diagnos...
Information Resources: USDA Lacks Data on Major Computer Systems
AIMD-94-31: Published: Oct 21, 1993. Publicly Released: Dec 7, 1993.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Department of Agriculture's (USDA) development of computer systems with life-cycle costs greater than $25 million.GAO found that: (1) USDA has 17 major computer systems under development with total life-cycle costs of $6.3 billion and two other major initiatives in early planning stages; (2) the major information technology modernization progra...
Tax Administration: Achieving Business and Technical Goals In Tax Systems Modernization
T-GGD-93-24: Published: Apr 27, 1993. Publicly Released: Apr 27, 1993.
GAO discussed the Internal Revenue Service's (IRS) tax systems modernization (TSM), focusing on: (1) how TSM is changing IRS business operations; (2) TSM implementation and how it will be kept up to date; (3) IRS management of TSM; and (4) taxpayer services and collection programs. GAO noted that: (1) interim systems, such as automated filing and corporate files on-line (CFOL), have increased prod...
Tax Systems Modernization: IRS' Use of Consultants to Do the TMAC Price/Technical Tradeoff Analysis
IMTEC-93-4BR: Published: Oct 23, 1992. Publicly Released: Oct 29, 1992.
GAO reviewed: (1) the Internal Revenue Service's (IRS) use of consultants to conduct a second price/technical tradeoff analysis for the Treasury Multi-user Acquisition Contract (TMAC) procurement; (2) the extent to which IRS identified and evaluated sources of expertise available within the government to do the analysis; (3) whether the analysis was conducted properly; and (4) the level of oversig...