Electronic data processing (1 - 10 of 87 items)
Year 2000 Computing Crisis: FAA Must Act Quickly to Prevent Systems Failures
T-AIMD-98-63: Published: Feb 4, 1998. Publicly Released: Feb 4, 1998.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO discussed the Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) efforts to address the year 2000 problem, focusing on: (1) FAA's reliance on information processing; (2) where the agency stands today; (3) what remains at risk; and (4) what GAO recommends must be done to increase the likelihood that FAA systems will be year 2000 compliant by January 1 of that year.GAO...
Automated Information Systems: Defense Should Stop Further Development of Duplicative Recruiting Systems
IMTEC-92-15: Published: Feb 27, 1992. Publicly Released: Apr 6, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the military services' plans to develop or upgrade automated systems that provide support to recruiters, focusing on whether those systems should be placed under the Department of Defense (DOD) Corporate Information Management (CIM) initiative.GAO found that: (1) the individual services spent over $82 million to design, develop, operate, and mainta...
Tax System Modernization: An Assessment of IRS' Design Master Plan
IMTEC-91-53BR: Published: Jun 25, 1991. Publicly Released: Jun 25, 1991.
GAO analyzed the Internal Revenue Service's (IRS) Design Master Plan for its Tax System Modernization (TSM) program, focusing on: (1) business vision; (2) key planning components; (3) accountability; (4) risk management; and (5) technical personnel needs.GAO found that: (1) although the plan made no reference to an IRS business vision, IRS acknowledged that it should comprehensibly state and integ...
Medical ADP Systems: Automated Medical Records Hold Promise to Improve Patient Care
IMTEC-91-5: Published: Jan 22, 1991. Publicly Released: Feb 25, 1991.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the potential benefits of and impediments to the use of automatic data processing (ADP) systems in managing medical patient care records.GAO found that automated medical records could: (1) greatly improve patient care management due to their quick accessibility, improved accuracy, higher quality, increased versatility, and decisionmaking and qualit...
Tax System Modernization: IRS' Challenge for the 21st Century
IMTEC-90-13: Published: Feb 8, 1990. Publicly Released: Mar 26, 1990.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO assessed the Internal Revenue Service's (IRS) progress in implementing its Tax System Modernization (TSM) Program to fully automate the tax processing system, focusing on: (1) the extent to which the program would meet its goal of improved service to taxpayers; and (2) whether individual system components had strategic plan guidance and measurable deliverab...
ADP Budget: Potential Reductions to the Department of Defense's Budget Request
IMTEC-90-12: Published: Jan 10, 1990. Publicly Released: Jan 10, 1990.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Department of Defense's (DOD) fiscal year (FY) 1990 budget request for automatic data processing (ADP) resources.GAO found that: (1) DOD components based their budget requests for the Worldwide Military Command and Control ADP Modernization Program on the structure of the program it replaced and had not finalized requirements for the restructur...
Social Security Administration's Systems Modernization Plan
T-IMTEC-89-11: Published: Sep 28, 1989. Publicly Released: Sep 28, 1989.
GAO discussed the Social Security Administration's (SSA) efforts to modernize its information systems. GAO found that: (1) SSA spent about $643 million between 1982 and 1988 to maintain and modernize its systems, and planned to spend an additional $381 million over the next 2 years; (2) the SSA Systems Modernization Plan emphasized software improvements, rather than its past approaches of buying m...
ADP Planning: FDA's Plans to Improve Processing of Medical Device and Drug Applications
IMTEC-89-58: Published: Jun 13, 1989. Publicly Released: Jun 13, 1989.
Pursuant to congressional requests, GAO reviewed the Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) ability to timely process medical device and drug applications.GAO found that the FDA Center for Devices and Radiological Health prepared an automatic data processing system plan to improve the quality and timeliness of medical device application reviews and alleviate paperwork storage problems by: (1) allowi...
ADP Systems: Status of SSA's Modernization Efforts
IMTEC-88-56: Published: Sep 29, 1988. Publicly Released: Oct 17, 1988.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Social Security Administration's (SSA) actions to refocus its computer systems modernization efforts to determine the: (1) status of the software design and database integration; (2) relationship between the Systems Modernization Plan's (SMP) projects and key areas; (3) impact that new projects included in the plan may have on SSA computer s...
Use of Information Technology by VA's Department of Veterans Benefits
T-IMTEC-88-6: Published: Jul 28, 1988. Publicly Released: Jul 28, 1988.
GAO discussed the Veterans Administration's (VA) Department of Veterans Benefits (DVB) efforts to improve management of its information resources. GAO found that VA: (1) plans to earmark $101 million out of about $480 million in fiscal year 1988 funds obligated for information technology; (2) designated its Administrator as the authority for all matters relating to control and oversight of informa...