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Defense Computers: DFAS Faces Challenges in Solving the Year 2000 Problem
AIMD-97-117: Published: Aug 11, 1997. Publicly Released: Aug 11, 1997.
GAO reviewed the Defense Finance and Accounting Service (DFAS) program for solving the year 2000 computer systems problem, focusing on the: (1) status of DFAS' efforts to identify and correct its year 2000 systems problems; and (2) appropriateness of DFAS' strategy and actions for ensuring that problems will be successfully addressed.GAO noted that: (1) DFAS managers have recognized the importance...
USDA Information Management: Extensive Improvements Needed in Managing Information Technology Investments
T-AIMD-97-90: Published: May 14, 1997. Publicly Released: May 14, 1997.
GAO discussed the need for the Department of Agriculture (USDA) to address its long-standing difficulties in managing its substantial information technology (IT) investments.GAO noted that: (1) a USDA that works better and costs less in the 21st century must have efficient and effective information systems; (2) yet USDA has a long history of poorly planning and managing IT investments with the res...
General Government Information Systems Issue Area: Active Assignments
AA-96-28(2): Published: Apr 6, 1996. Publicly Released: Apr 6, 1996.
GAO provided information on its active assignments in its General Government Information Systems issue area as of April 6, 1996...
IRS Operations: Significant Challenges in Financial Management and Systems Modernization
T-AIMD-96-56: Published: Mar 6, 1996. Publicly Released: Mar 6, 1996.
GAO discussed its: (1) fiscal year 1994 financial audit of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS); and (2) evaluation of the IRS Tax System Modernization (TSM) effort. GAO noted that: (1) IRS did not use its revenue general ledger accounting system or its master files for its revenue reports, but relied on alternative sources such as Treasury schedules; (2) there were large discrepancies between infor...
ADP Acquisition: Air Force Logistics System Modernization Projects
IMTEC-89-42: Published: Apr 21, 1989. Publicly Released: May 18, 1989.
In response to a congressional request, GAO provided cost and schedule information on three Air Force computer systems, including the: (1) Requirements Data Bank System (RDB); (2) Contract Data Management System (CDMS); and (3) Depot Maintenance Management Information System (DMMIS).GAO found that the: (1) Air Force's initial estimates for RDB increased from $140 million to about $248 million; (2)...
ADP Systems: SSA Efforts in Implementing Its Field Office Modernization
IMTEC-89-45: Published: May 17, 1989. Publicly Released: May 17, 1989.
GAO reviewed the Social Security Administration's (SSA) field office modernization project to: (1) evaluate the project's status; and (2) assess how modernization is affecting field operations.GAO found that: (1) SSA spent about $148 million to modernize computer equipment in 1,300 field offices; (2) SSA met its initial field office hardware installation schedule; (3) SSA redesigned portions of it...
ADP Modernization: IRS' Tax System Redesign Progress and Plans for the Future
IMTEC-88-23BR: Published: Apr 27, 1988. Publicly Released: Jun 1, 1988.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the Internal Revenue Service's (IRS) Tax System Redesign, focusing on the: (1) redesign's plans and initiatives; and (2) oversight agencies' comments and concerns.GAO found that IRS: (1) initiated the redesign in 1982 to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of its automatic data processing systems for tax administration; (2) purs...