Electronic data processing (11 - 20 of 87 items)
Financial Markets: Status of Computer Improvements at the New York Stock Exchange
IMTEC-88-35: Published: Apr 27, 1988. Publicly Released: Apr 27, 1988.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO assessed the status of the New York Stock Exchange's (NYSE): (1) corrective actions to its automated order processing systems; (2) plans for an independent assessment of its computer operations; and (3) efforts to improve its systems capacity planning process. GAO also reviewed the Security and Exchange Commission's (SEC) plans to review the adequacy of NYS...
Computer Systems: Navy Stock Point ADP Replacement Program Needs Better Management Controls
IMTEC-87-30: Published: Sep 17, 1987. Publicly Released: Sep 17, 1987.
In response to a congressional request, GAO evaluated the Navy's Stock Point ADP Replacement (SPAR) project to determine whether the Navy complied with Department of Defense (DOD) directives to improve and modernize its computerized information systems.GAO found that the Navy: (1) plans to acquire new automatic data processing (ADP) equipment, redesign its computer software, and convert its curren...
ADP Budget: Analysis of SSA's Fiscal Year 1988 Information Technology Systems Request
IMTEC-87-37: Published: Aug 6, 1987. Publicly Released: Aug 6, 1987.
In response to a congressional request, GAO analyzed the Social Security Administration's (SSA) budget request for its information technology systems modernization for fiscal year (FY) 1988.GAO found that SSA: (1) budgeted about $283 million for its proposed systems modernization plan, including software development, database integration, and management information; (2) estimated that it would req...
ADP Systems: Examinations of Non-Federal Hospital Information Systems
IMTEC-87-21: Published: Jun 30, 1987. Publicly Released: Jun 30, 1987.
GAO studied integrated hospital information systems in non-federal hospitals to aid in the evaluation of the Department of Defense's and the Veterans Administration's efforts to develop and install analogous systems.GAO found that: (1) 200 or more beds is the optimal size for hospitals to derive significant benefits from an integrated hospital information system; (2) hospitals generally invest onl...
ADP Budget: Information on Two IRS Computer Projects
IMTEC-87-26FS: Published: Jun 16, 1987. Publicly Released: Jun 23, 1987.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the: (1) Internal Revenue Service's (IRS) fiscal year (FY) 1988 budget provisions for the Communications Replacement System and its Tax System Redesign; and (2) amount IRS has already spent on those projects.GAO found that: (1) IRS plans to spend about $150 million on the Communications Replacement System through 1993; (2) IRS estima...
ADP Systems: Concerns About DOD's Composite Health Care System Development Contracts
IMTEC-87-25: Published: Jun 8, 1987. Publicly Released: Jun 8, 1987.
GAO reviewed the Department of Defense's (DOD) award of initial systems development contracts for the acquisition and implementation of the Composite Health Care System (CHCS).GAO found that: (1) DOD received six proposals for CHCS system development contracts, but it failed to conduct required discussions with offerers, which caused a 3-month program delay and increased costs; (2) DOD did not att...
Computer Systems: VA's Target Project Never Achieved Redesign of Its Processing Software
IMTEC-86-30BR: Published: Aug 21, 1986. Publicly Released: Aug 21, 1986.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Veterans Administration's (VA) Compensation and Pension Benefit Payment System Target project to determine if VA achieved: (1) automation of claims authorization and inquiry functions in the regional offices; and (2) redesign of the system processing software to improve processing times, controls, and response to legislative requirements.VA...
What Every Auditor Should Know About Computer Information Systems
130454: Jun 1, 1986
GAO provided auditors with an overview of current computer information systems to assist them in understanding a company's operations. GAO found that: (1) information systems operations must be coordinated with various business activities; (2) human errors, omissions, and malicious acts by computer hackers and dishonest employees threaten data integrity; (3) electronic data processing (EDP) audito...
ADP Acquisitions: Information on Navy's Personnel and Pay Computer Project
IMTEC-86-6FS: Published: Jan 23, 1986. Publicly Released: Jan 23, 1986.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO evaluated the Navy's Personnel and Pay Systems Consolidated Computer Center Project (PERSPAY) and presented: (1) background information and a chronology of events; (2) a synopsis of the automatic data processing (ADP) equipment purchased to support the project; and (3) funding and cost data.GAO found that the Navy: (1) initiated the project to jointly and c...