Systems conversions (21 - 30 of 47 items)
Financial Management Systems: HHS Faces Many Challenges in Implementing Its Unified Financial Management System
GAO-04-1089T: Published: Sep 30, 2004. Publicly Released: Sep 30, 2004.
GAO has previously reported on systemic problems the federal government faces in achieving the goals of financial management reform and the importance of using disciplined processes for implementing financial management systems. As a result, the Subcommittee on Government Efficiency and Financial Management, House Committee on Government Reform, asked GAO to review and evaluate the agencies' plans...
Financial Management Systems: Lack of Disciplined Processes Puts Implementation of HHS' Financial System at Risk
GAO-04-1008: Published: Sep 23, 2004. Publicly Released: Sep 30, 2004.
In June 2001, the Secretary of HHS directed the department to establish a unified accounting system that, when fully implemented, would replace five outdated accounting systems. GAO was asked to review HHS' ongoing effort to develop and implement the Unified Financial Management System (UFMS) and to focus on whether the agency has (1) effectively implemented disciplined processes; (2) implemented...
Information Technology: Foundational Steps Being Taken to Make Needed FBI Systems Modernization Management Improvements
GAO-04-842: Published: Sep 10, 2004. Publicly Released: Sep 10, 2004.
The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is investing more than a billion dollars over 3 years to modernize its information technology (IT) systems. The modernization is central to the bureau's ongoing efforts to transform the organization. GAO was asked to determine whether the FBI has (1) an integrated plan for modernizing its IT systems and (2) effective policies and procedures governing manag...
Internal Revenue Service: Results of Review of IRS Spending for Business Systems Modernization
GAO-01-920: Published: Aug 17, 2001. Publicly Released: Aug 17, 2001.
This report reviews the Internal Revenue Service's (IRS) expenditures on business systems modernization. IRS obligated and expended available Information Technology Investment Account (ITIA) appropriations in fiscal years 1999 and 2000 to pay for external business systems modernization costs. In fiscal years 1999 and 2000, IRS expended about $12.8 million and $120.2 million, respectively, of ITIA...
Business Systems Modernization: Results of Review of IRS' March 2001 Expenditure Plan
GAO-01-716: Published: Jun 29, 2001. Publicly Released: Jun 29, 2001.
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) submitted its fourth expenditure plan to Congress in March 2001. In the plan, IRS requested $128 million from its systems modernization appropriations account. This report (1) determines whether the plan satisfied the conditions specified in the acts, (2) determines IRS' progress in implementing modernization management controls and capabilities, and (3) provides...
Tax Systems Modernization: Results of Review of IRS' August 2000 Interim Spending Plan
GAO-01-91: Published: Nov 8, 2000. Publicly Released: Nov 8, 2000.
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has tried unsuccessfully to modernize its information systems. To prevent a repeat of past mistakes, Congress legislated explicit controls over IRS spending on systems modernization. Congress did so by creating Senate and House appropriations subcommittees, which specified four conditions. IRS has satisfied some, but not all, of the conditions set out by its appr...
SBA Loan Monitoring System: Substantial Progress Yet Key Risks and Challenges Remain
AIMD-00-124: Published: Apr 25, 2000. Publicly Released: Apr 25, 2000.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Small Business Administration's (SBA) progress in performing planning actions for its loan monitoring system.GAO noted that: (1) SBA had made substantial progress in completing the eight planning actions mandated by the Small Business Reauthorization Act of 1997 but still had to complete work for some actions and implement key functions to effe...
Year 2000 Computing Challenge: The District of Columbia Cannot Reliably Track Y2K Costs
T-AIMD-99-298: Published: Sep 24, 1999. Publicly Released: Sep 24, 1999.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO discussed the District of Columbia's financial management issues related to its year 2000 efforts, focusing on the: (1) funds provided and the District's reported expenditures to date; (2) District's ability to track its year 2000 costs; and (3) additional funding requested by the District.GAO noted that: (1) the District is acutely vulnerable to year 2000...
Customs Service Modernization: Actions Initiated to Correct ACE Management and Technical Weaknesses
T-AIMD-99-186: Published: May 13, 1999. Publicly Released: May 13, 1999.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO discussed the weaknesses of the Customs Service's Automated Commercial Environment (ACE) project.GAO noted that: (1) Customs is well over 2 years behind its original National Customs Automation Program prototype schedule; (2) Customs was not building ACE within the context of an enterprise systems architecture, or blueprint of its agencywide future systems...
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...