IT acquisitions (21 - 30 of 135 items)
Tax Systems Modernization: Management and Technical Weaknesses Must Be Overcome To Achieve Success
T-AIMD-96-75: Published: Mar 26, 1996. Publicly Released: Mar 26, 1996.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Internal Revenue Service's (IRS) Tax Systems Modernization (TSM) plan, focusing on IRS efforts to correct: (1) management and technical weaknesses that have impeded TSM; and (2) analogous technical weaknesses in its Cyberfile initiative. GAO found that: (1) although IRS has enhanced its software development capability and better defined TSM per...
Resources, Community, and Economic Development Information Systems Issue Area: Active Assignments
AA-96-30(1): Published: Jan 2, 1996. Publicly Released: Jan 2, 1996.
GAO provided information on its active assignments in the Resources, Community, and Economic Development Information Systems issue area as of January 2, 1996...
INS Investment Strategy
AIMD-96-26R: Published: Dec 11, 1995. Publicly Released: Dec 11, 1995.
GAO reviewed the Immigration and Naturalization Service's (INS) efforts to develop and implement an information technology (IT) investment strategy. GAO noted that: (1) INS has adopted leading private and public sector practices to improve mission performance and reduce costs; (2) because implementation of its IT investment strategy is in its early stages, INS needs to establish a fully functionin...
Tax Systems Modernization: Unmanaged Risks Threaten Success
T-AIMD-95-86: Published: Feb 16, 1995. Publicly Released: Feb 16, 1995.
GAO discussed the Internal Revenue Service's (IRS) progress with the Tax Systems Modernization (TSM) program. GAO noted that: (1) the systems IRS has implemented have only marginally improved tax processing and compliance operations because they are not integrated into TSM; (2) IRS has not fully implemented congressionally directed actions to improve its TSM program; (3) IRS has established a sepa...
Tax Systems Modernization: Status of Planning and Technical Foundation
T-AIMD/GGD-94-104: Published: Mar 2, 1994. Publicly Released: Mar 2, 1994.
GAO discussed the status of the Internal Revenue Service's (IRS) Tax Systems Modernization (TSM) program. GAO noted that: (1) although IRS is working to establish its systems management infrastructure, it is not yet positioned to successfully build TSM systems; (2) IRS has not defined its business needs in detail, which hampers TSM projects; (3) IRS has made some progress in developing TSM technic...
Veterans Benefits: Redirected Modernization Shows Promise
AIMD-94-26: Published: Dec 9, 1993. Publicly Released: Dec 22, 1993.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Veterans Benefits Administration's (VBA) computer systems and services modernization project, focusing on: (1) the status of the VBA business process redesign and its service improvement goals; (2) the validity of VBA cost estimates; (3) the VBA contention that existing computer equipment failures are frequent and cause service problems; and (4...
Tax Systems Modernization: Comments on IRS' Fiscal Year 1994 Budget Request
T-IMTEC-93-6: Published: Apr 27, 1993. Publicly Released: Apr 27, 1993.
GAO discussed the Internal Revenue Service's (IRS) Tax Systems Modernization (TSM) program's fiscal year (FY) 1994 budget. GAO noted that: (1) the FY 1994 TSM budget will increase 25 percent and total $717 million; (2) over 80 percent of the TSM budget is for equipment and services and significant increases in staff; (3) the appropriateness of TSM funding is questionable because IRS has not suffic...
Tax Systems Modernization: Program Status and Comments on IRS' Portion of President's Request For Fiscal Year 1993 Supplemental Funds
T-IMTEC-93-3: Published: Mar 30, 1993. Publicly Released: Mar 30, 1993.
GAO discussed the Internal Revenue Service's (IRS) management of its Tax System Modernization (TSM) Program. GAO noted that: (1) IRS has made progress in implementing some interim TSM systems that benefit both IRS and taxpayers; (2) other interim systems have significant problems and delays which require reevaluation of their costs and benefits, since they will overlap other long-term TSM projects...
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...
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...