Systems compatibility (51 - 60 of 61 items)
High Performance Computing and Communications: New Program Direction Would Benefit from a More Focused Effort
AIMD-95-6: Published: Nov 4, 1994. Publicly Released: Nov 4, 1994.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the status of the High Performance Computing and Communications (HPCC) program, focusing on: (1) the effectiveness of the program's management structure in setting goals and measuring progress; and (2) how extensively private industry has been involved in program planning and execution.GAO found that: (1) the Administration is broadening the HPCC r...
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...
ADP Procurement: Prompt Navy Action Can Reduce Risks to SNAP III Implementation
IMTEC-92-69: Published: Sep 29, 1992. Publicly Released: Sep 29, 1992.
GAO reviewed the Navy's upgrade of its Shipboard Non-Tactical Automated Data Processing (ADP) Program (SNAP), focusing on: (1) identifying potential risks related to SNAP III systems development; (2) the upgrading of SNAP I and SNAP II systems; and (3) Navy managers' roles in planning and implementing a new system.GAO found that: (1) the Navy has inadequate managerial oversight of SNAP development...
Problems Persist in Justice's ADP Management and Organizations
T-IMTEC-91-2: Published: Dec 5, 1990. Publicly Released: Dec 5, 1990.
GAO discussed the Department of Justice's (DOJ) automatic data processing (ADP) management and operation capabilities. GAO noted that: (1) DOJ did not fully respond to several previous GAO recommendations to provide complete and reliable litigative caseload information and to develop and implement an information resources management (IRM) plan; (2) DOJ did not have a system that could accurately p...
Air Force ADP Procurement: Contracting and Market Share Information
IMTEC-90-35FS: Published: Apr 9, 1990. Publicly Released: May 4, 1990.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Air Force's procurement of mainframe computers and peripheral equipment.GAO found that: (1) between fiscal years 1986 and 1989, 98 percent of Air Force procurements for mainframe computer equipment required compatibility with other computer systems; (2) one manufacturer supplied the most equipment for Air Force mainframe procurements in both nu...
NASA ADP Procurement: Contracting and Market Share Information
IMTEC-90-39FS: Published: Apr 20, 1990. Publicly Released: May 4, 1990.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the National Aeronautics and Space Administration's (NASA) compatible computer procurements.GAO found that: (1) from October 1986 through March 1989, 68 percent of NASA procurements for mainframes and mainframe peripherals required some type of compatibility; (2) NASA required compatibility with one manufacturer's equipment in 76 percent of its com...
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; (...
ADP Management: Status of the Army's Logistics and Technical Information Initiatives
IMTEC-89-10: Published: Oct 31, 1988. Publicly Released: Oct 31, 1988.
In response to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the Army's efforts to identify integration and interoperability requirements for its automated logistics and technical information initiatives.GAO found that the Army: (1) issued a directive to establish a strategy for identifying systems integration and interoperability requirements for all of its technical information systems; (...
Data Processing: SBA Needs To Strengthen Management of Its Computer Systems
IMTEC-86-28: Published: Aug 29, 1986. Publicly Released: Aug 29, 1986.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Small Business Administration's (SBA) automated systems and information resources management (IRM) activities to determine whether they: (1) assist its regional and district offices in carrying out SBA major programs; and (2) are adequate, appropriate, and effective.GAO found that: (1) SBA did not systematically involve field offices in the...
Strong Central Management of Office Automation Will Boost Productivity
AFMD-82-54: Published: Sep 21, 1982. Publicly Released: Oct 6, 1982.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the management of office automation in the Federal Government.The four agencies GAO reviewed are not reaping the maximum benefits or productivity gains from office automation because they lack strong central management. The agencies are now encountering the same problems successful private companies have tried to avoid. These problems are likely...