Electronic data processing (31 - 40 of 87 items)
Bonneville's ADP Resource Management Controls Show Improvement, but More Needs To Be Done
AFMD-83-63: Published: Jun 22, 1983. Publicly Released: Jun 22, 1983.
GAO reviewed the Bonneville Power Administration's (BPA) progress in making its automatic data processing (ADP) resource management controls effective.GAO found that additional management controls and large-scale changes are needed to achieve effective and economical operations for computer systems integration, ADP resource management and use, computer protection, and contingency planning. GAO not...
Automatic Data Processing Policies, Procedures, and Practices at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), Pasadena, California
B-162407(6): Published: Jun 9, 1971. Publicly Released: Nov 10, 1982.
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Organizational Structure and Information Systems Used To Manage the Army's Depot-Level Maintenance Programs
103401: Sep 19, 1977
A review of the operational structure and information systems used to manage the Army's depot-level maintenance programs revealed that the prompt processing of maintenance data is a significant problem for the Army.The Army Aviation Systems Command (AVSCOM) used data on the application of modification work orders to determine the status of the various approved aircraft modification projects. A lar...
Utilization at Aberdeen Proving Ground's ADP Installation
LCD-76-125: Published: Jun 30, 1976. Publicly Released: Feb 19, 1982.
GAO surveyed data processing activities at the Aberdeen Proving Ground to assess the overall management effectiveness in using the computer to support the mission.The Aberdeen Proving Ground operates an IBM model 360/65 computer which was installed in 1970. It is used for business, scientific, and engineering applications and serves as a central computer for several remote activities through telec...
The Need for a Better Trained EDP Auditor
117740: Jan 1, 1982
The demand for electronic data processing auditors is discussed in this article, which appeared in the GAO Review, Vol. 17, Issue 1, Winter 1982, as well as the skills needed in training a capable informations systems auditor...
The World Wide Military Command and Control Information System--Problems in Information Resource Management
MASAD-82-2: Published: Oct 19, 1981. Publicly Released: Oct 19, 1981.
GAO was requested to evaluate: (1) the Department of Defense's (DOD) efforts to modernize the World Wide Military Command and Control Information System (WIS), as the World Wide Military Command and Control System (WWMCCS) automatic data processing program is currently termed; (2) the DOD plan to modernize WIS to determine whether it provided a reasonable and systematic approach to address and res...
Achieving Greater Economies in Data Processing in Federal Government
115926: Jun 10, 1981
The economics that can be achieved in automatic data processing (ADP) management were addressed. The Government has become increasingly dependent upon the use of computer technology. It is estimated that the Government will operate more than 18,000 computers in 1981; the cost of their installation, operation, and maintenance is estimated to be in excess of $15 billion annually. Because computer sy...
Opportunities Still Exist To Better Use the Mint's Data Processing Center
GGD-81-64: Published: Mar 27, 1981. Publicly Released: Mar 27, 1981.
The Bureau of the Mint's automatic data processing center in San Francisco, California, serves not only the Bureau but other Department of the Treasury bureaus and Federal agencies as well. A review was performed to evaluate how well the Bureau's data processing resources are managed.Incomplete and inaccurate computer utilization measurements have caused Bureau officials to believe that the data c...
Secret Service Has More Computer Capacity Than It Needs
GGD-81-43: Published: Mar 17, 1981. Publicly Released: Mar 17, 1981.
The Secret Service relies heavily on data processing to carry out its protective and law enforcement functions. GAO reviewed the use of computers by the Service to evaluate how effectively these resources are managed and how well they contribute towards the accomplishment of its mission.The Secret Service has computer resources in excess of its requirements. Because the Service did not define its...
Social Security Needs To Better Plan, Develop, and Implement Its Major ADP Systems Redesign Projects
HRD-81-47: Published: Feb 6, 1981. Publicly Released: Feb 6, 1981.
The efforts by the Social Security Administration (SSA) to redesign its retirement, survivors, disability, and health insurance automated system was reviewed. This redesign represented a major multifaceted automatic data processing system modification project undertaken to improve service to program beneficiaries.Although substantial effort and resources were invested in this project, it was large...