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FAA Computer Systems: Limited Progress on Year 2000 Issue Increases Risk Dramatically
AIMD-98-45: Published: Jan 30, 1998. Publicly Released: Feb 5, 1998.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the effectiveness of the Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) year 2000 program, including the reliability of its year 2000 cost estimate.GAO noted that: (1) FAA's progress in making its systems ready for the year 2000 has been too slow; (2) at its current pace, it will not make it in time; (3) the agency has been severely behind schedule in com...
Year 2000 Computing Crisis: FAA Must Act Quickly to Prevent Systems Failures
T-AIMD-98-63: Published: Feb 4, 1998. Publicly Released: Feb 4, 1998.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO discussed the Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) efforts to address the year 2000 problem, focusing on: (1) FAA's reliance on information processing; (2) where the agency stands today; (3) what remains at risk; and (4) what GAO recommends must be done to increase the likelihood that FAA systems will be year 2000 compliant by January 1 of that year.GAO...
Year 2000 Computing Crisis: Actions Needed to Address Credit Union Systems' Year 2000 Problem
AIMD-98-48: Published: Jan 7, 1998. Publicly Released: Jan 7, 1998.
GAO did further research on its testimony on the National Credit Union Administration's (NCUA) efforts to ensure that credit union computer systems are ready for the upcoming year 2000 date change.GAO noted that this report: (1) officially transmits recommendations to assist NCUA in addressing the Year 2000 problem; (2) responds to comments on GAO testimony; and (3) recognizes actions NCUA has tak...
Year 2000 Computing Crisis: National Credit Union Administration's Efforts to Ensure Credit Union Systems Are Year 2000 Compliant
T-AIMD-98-20: Published: Oct 22, 1997. Publicly Released: Oct 22, 1997.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the National Credit Union Administration's (NCUA) progress in making sure that the automated information systems belonging to the thousands of credit unions it oversees have adequately mitigated the risks associated with the year 2000 date change.GAO noted that: (1) NCUA has taken steps to address the Year 2000 problem; (2) these involve incorporat...
Medicare Automated Systems: Weaknesses in Managing Information Technology Hinder Fight Against Fraud and Abuse
T-AIMD-97-176: Published: Sep 29, 1997. Publicly Released: Sep 29, 1997.
GAO discussed: (1) the Health Care Financing Administration's (HCFA) Medicare Transaction System (MTS) and the recommendations GAO made to correct serious weaknesses in its management identified as part of a GAO review; (2) two continuing HCFA initiatives to combat fraud and abuse; and (3) underlying information technology management issues.GAO noted that: (1) to improve the efficiency and effecti...
Defense Computers: LSSC Needs to Confront Significant Year 2000 Issues
AIMD-97-149: Published: Sep 26, 1997. Publicly Released: Sep 26, 1997.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed: (1) the status of the Logistics Systems Support Command's (LSSC) efforts to correct Commodity Command Standard System (CCSS) Year 2000 systems problems; and (2) the appropriateness of LSSC's strategy and actions for ensuring that CCSS Year 2000 issues will be successfully addressed.GAO noted that: (1) the Year 2000 problem is one of the most compr...
Veterans Affairs Computer Systems: Action Underway Yet Much Work Remains To Resolve Year 2000 Crisis
T-AIMD-97-174: Published: Sep 25, 1997. Publicly Released: Sep 25, 1997.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO discussed federal progress in addressing the Year 2000 problem, focusing on: (1) action taken by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) as a whole; (2) steps taken by the Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA) in response to recommendations contained in a GAO report; and (3) results of its review of the Veterans Health Administration's (VHA) Year 2000 acti...
Year 2000 Computing Crisis: Success Depends Upon Strong Management and Structured Approach
T-AIMD-97-173: Published: Sep 25, 1997. Publicly Released: Sep 25, 1997.
GAO discussed the impact of the year 2000 on automated systems and the guidelines for how to go about addressing the Year 2000 problem.GAO noted that: (1) correcting the problem will be labor-intensive and time-consuming; it must also be accomplished while systems continue to operate; (2) typical systems contain tens or hundreds of computer programs, each with thousands, tens of thousands, or even...
Veterans Benefits Modernization: VBA Has Begun to Address Software Development Weaknesses But Work Remains
AIMD-97-154: Published: Sep 15, 1997. Publicly Released: Sep 15, 1997.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO conducted a follow-up review to determine the actions taken by the Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA) to address management and technical weaknesses identified in the June 19, 1996, hearing on the agency's modernization effort, focusing on the agency's actions to improve its software development capability.GAO noted that: (1) VBA has taken action to imp...
Year 2000 Computing Crisis: An Assessment Guide (Supersedes 158206)
AIMD-10.1.14: Published: Sep 1, 1997. Publicly Released: Sep 1, 1997.
This publication supersedes Year 2000 Computing Crisis: An Assessment Guide--Exposure Draft, March 1997. GAO published a guide to aid federal agencies in planning, managing, and evaluating their year 2000 compliance efforts, focusing on five phases supported by program and project management activities: (1) awareness; (2) assessment; (3) renovation; (4) validation; and (5) implementation...