Information technology (81 - 90 of 117 items)
Social Security Administration: Year 2000 Readiness Efforts Helped Ensure Century Rollover and Leap Year Success
AIMD-00-125: Published: Apr 19, 2000. Publicly Released: Apr 19, 2000.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Social Security Administration's (SSA) final actions to ensure its year 2000 readiness, including the actions it took during the rollover period--December 30,1999, through January 3, 2000, as well as for the February 29 leap year date--to ensure a successful transition to the new century.GAO noted that: (1) overall, SSA demonstrated a strong an...
Small Business Administration: Status of Mandated Planning for Loan Monitoring System
AIMD-00-105R: Published: Feb 24, 2000. Publicly Released: Feb 24, 2000.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the status of the Small Business Administration's (SBA) efforts to complete the mandated planning actions for the development of its loan monitoring system.GAO noted that: (1) as of February 23, 2000, SBA did not complete the required planning actions by its expected milestone of August 1999; (2) SBA officials advised GAO that they e...
Year 2000 Computing Crisis: Defense Has Made Progress, But Additional Management Controls Are Needed
T-AIMD-99-101: Published: Mar 2, 1999. Publicly Released: Mar 2, 1999.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO discussed the Department of Defense's (DOD) efforts to solve the year 2000 computer systems problem.GAO noted that: (1) DOD's efforts to confront the year 2000 problem is particularly daunting because: (a) DOD's size and scope of operations, criticality of mission, and heavy reliance on a diverse portfolio of information technology is unparalleled in either...
Year 2000 Computing Crisis: Customs Is Effectively Managing Its Year 2000 Program
T-AIMD-99-85: Published: Feb 24, 1999. Publicly Released: Feb 24, 1999.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO discussed the Customs Service's progress in addressing the year 2000 computing problem, focusing on Customs': (1) progress to date; (2) program management; and (3) future challenges.GAO noted that: (1) as of January 1999, Customs reported that it had met milestones recommended by the Office of Management and Budget for renovating and validating most of its...
Defense Computers: DOD's Plan for Execution of Simulated Year 2000 Exercises
AIMD-99-52R: Published: Jan 29, 1999. Publicly Released: Jan 29, 1999.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO reviewed the Department of Defense's plan to execute simulated year 2000 exercises, focusing on: (1) the methodology to be used to simulate the year 2000; (2) the potential information that will be collected as a result of implementing the plan; (3) the adequacy of the planned tests; and (4) assessing the impact that the plan will have on military readine...
Year 2000 Computing Crisis: The District of Columbia Faces Tremendous Challenges in Ensuring Vital Services Are Not Disrupted
T-AIMD-99-4: Published: Oct 2, 1998. Publicly Released: Oct 2, 1998.
GAO discussed the year 2000 risks facing the District of Columbia, focusing on: (1) its progress to date in fixing its systems; and (2) the District's remediation strategy.GAO noted that: (1) until June 1998, the District had made very little progress in addressing the year 2000 problem; (2) to compensate for its late start, the District has hired a new chief technology officer, appointed a full-t...
Civil Agencies Information Systems Issue Area: Active Assignments
AA-98-29(3): Published: Aug 1, 1998. Publicly Released: Aug 1, 1998.
GAO provided information on its active assignments in the Civil Agencies Information Systems issue area as of August 17, 1998...
Small Business Administration: Planning for Loan Monitoring System Has Many Positive Features But Still Carries Implementation Challenges
T-AIMD-98-233: Published: Jul 16, 1998. Publicly Released: Jul 16, 1998.
GAO discussed the Small Business Administration's (SBA) activities to complete planning for its loan monitoring system, as required by the Small Business Reauthorization Act of 1997, focusing on SBA's project plan for completing the mandated actions.GAO noted that: (1) SBA's project plan provides information in many key areas to explain how it intends to complete the mandated actions; (2) the plan...
Social Security Administration: Subcommittee Questions Concerning Information Technology Challenges Facing the Commissioner
AIMD-98-235R: Published: Jul 10, 1998. Publicly Released: Jul 10, 1998.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the challenges the Social Security Administration (SSA) faces in preparing its information systems for the new century and in implementing technology initiatives such as the Intelligent Workstation/Local Area Network (IWS/LAN), focusing on whether: (1) SSA's information systems will be year 2000 compliant and whether SSA is respondin...
Small Business Administration: Mandated Planning for Loan Monitoring System Is Not Complete
AIMD-98-214R: Published: Jun 30, 1998. Publicly Released: Jun 30, 1998.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO provided information on the Small Business Administration's (SBA) June 2, 1998, report on its status in completing eight legislatively mandated planning actions for a proposed loan monitoring system.GAO noted that: (1) GAO's review of SBA's planning initiatives and its June 1998 report showed that SBA formed a project team for the loan monitoring system i...