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ADP Budget: Defense Logistics Agency's Automated Information Systems Budget Request
IMTEC-88-50BR: Published: Sep 23, 1988. Publicly Released: Oct 25, 1988.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Defense Logistics Agency's (DLA) fiscal year (FY) 1989 budget requests for selected general-purpose automated information systems.GAO found that: (1) DLA failed to provide required cost data for some information systems and descriptions of required resources for acquisitions that cost over $2 million; and (2) planned to obligate $24.1 millio...
ADP Systems: FDA Can Reduce Development Risks for Its Import Information System
IMTEC-88-42: Published: Sep 30, 1988. Publicly Released: Oct 19, 1988.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) automated Import Support and Information System (ISIS) to determine whether FDA: (1) complied with government standards and regulations in developing ISIS; (2) ensured that ISIS would interface with the Customs Service's automated systems; (3) plans to use ISIS to collect data on imports FDA regulates; an...
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...
ADP Modernization: IRS' Progress on the Electronic Filing System
IMTEC-88-40: Published: Jul 13, 1988. Publicly Released: Aug 16, 1988.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO summarized the Internal Revenue Service's (IRS) development and implementation of its Electronic Filing System for tax year 1988, focusing on: (1) system software testing; (2) assistance to tax preparers experiencing problems; (3) enhancements to the computer system that receives returns; (4) preparer participation in the program; (5) equipment and software...
New York Stock Exchange: Capability of Automated Systems To Identify Program Trading
IMTEC-88-36: Published: Apr 27, 1988. Publicly Released: Apr 27, 1988.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO: (1) assessed the computer systems of 10 member firms linked to the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) for basket trading; (2) determined NYSE and member systems' capability to identify basket trades and differentiate between program trading strategies; and (3) determined whether system improvements since the October 1987 market crash permit more accurate repor...
Computer Procurement: Issues Concerning Technical Specifications for Navy's CAD/CAM Acquisition
IMTEC-88-16BR: Published: Mar 3, 1988. Publicly Released: Mar 3, 1988.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO examined the Navy's technical specifications for its Computer-Aided Design/Computer-Aided Manufacturing (CAD/CAM) equipment, focusing on issues the Navy should address before releasing its solicitation to industry.GAO found that the: (1) early CAD/CAM acquisitions were small and fragmented; (2) second-phase CAD/CAM acquisition is a large, joint system comma...
Battlefield Automation: Better Justification and Testing Needed for Common Computer Acquisition
IMTEC-88-12: Published: Dec 31, 1987. Publicly Released: Feb 3, 1988.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Army Command and Control System (ACCS) common hardware and software acquisition program to determine its cost-effectiveness for providing battlefield computer systems.GAO found that the Army: (1) plans to use a consolidated acquisition strategy to procure computer hardware and software for four battlefield systems; (2) has not performed the req...
Trademark ADP System: Patent Office Should Analyze Alternatives Before Contract Award
IMTEC-87-44: Published: Aug 27, 1987. Publicly Released: Oct 1, 1987.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the need and justification for the Department of Commerce's Patent and Trademark Office's (PTO) procurement of replacement hardware and software for its automated trademark system.GAO found that: (1) PTO did not compare alternatives before deciding to continue with its revised procurement strategy of relieving immediate capacity problems only; (2)...
Medical ADP Systems: Status of Defense's Test of VA's System
IMTEC-87-39: Published: Sep 21, 1987. Publicly Released: Sep 21, 1987.
GAO assessed the status of the Department of Defense's (DOD) testing of the Veterans Administration's (VA) Decentralized Hospital Computer Program system at two military hospital test sites.GAO found that: (1) March Air Force Base Hospital was testing 10 of 12 available software modules; (2) Fitzsimmons Army Medical Center was testing 6 of the 12 modules; (3) the hospitals were not testing all of...
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...