Software verification and validation (71 - 80 of 155 items)
Year 2000 Computing Crisis: Status of Bureau of Prisons' Year 2000 Efforts
AIMD-99-23: Published: Jan 27, 1999. Publicly Released: Jan 27, 1999.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO assessed how well the Bureau of Prisons (BOP) is managing its year 2000 program, focusing on: (1) the status of the BOP's year 2000 program; and (2) recent actions it has taken to strengthen its management of the program and improve year 2000 assistance to state and local government institutions.GAO noted that: (1) BOP has assessed, tested, and implemented...
Year 2000 Computing Challenge: Readiness Improving, But Critical Risks Remain
T-AIMD-99-49: Published: Jan 20, 1999. Publicly Released: Jan 20, 1999.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO discussed the progress being made in addressing the year 2000 computing challenge and outlined the actions that need to be taken to ensure a smooth conversion to the next century.GAO noted that: (1) since February 1997, action to address the year 2000 threat has intensified; (2) in response to a growing recognition of the challenge and urging from congressi...
Year 2000 Computing Crisis: Readiness Improving, But Much Work Remains to Avoid Major Disruptions
T-AIMD-99-50: Published: Jan 20, 1999. Publicly Released: Jan 20, 1999.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO discussed: (1) the year 2000 risks facing the nation; (2) the federal government's progress and remaining challenges in correcting its systems; (3) state and local government year 2000 issues; and (4) the readiness of key public infrastructures and economic sectors.GAO noted that: (1) the public faces a risk that critical services provided by the government...
Year 2000 Computing Crisis: Readiness of State Automated Systems to Support Federal Welfare Programs
AIMD-99-28: Published: Nov 6, 1998. Publicly Released: Nov 6, 1998.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the year 2000 status of the state and local automated systems used in federal welfare programs, focusing on: (1) the reported status of systems used in Medicaid, Temporary Assistance for Needy Families, Special Supplemental Food Program for Women, Infants, and Children, food stamps, child support enforcement, child care, and child welfare programs,...
Year 2000 Computing Crisis: A Testing Guide (Supersedes AIMD-10.1.21)
AIMD-10.1.21: Published: Nov 1, 1998. Publicly Released: Nov 1, 1998.
This publication supersedes AIMD-10.1.21, Year 2000 Computing Crisis: A Testing Guide (Exposure Draft), June 1998. GAO published a guide to aid federal agencies in managing all testing activities related to the year 2000 problem, focusing on five phases of year 2000 testing activities: (1) awareness; (2) assessment; (3) renovation; (4) validation; and (5) implementation. The guide recommends the s...
Year 2000 Computing Crisis: Updated Status of Department of Education's Information Systems
T-AIMD-99-8: Published: Oct 8, 1998. Publicly Released: Oct 8, 1998.
GAO discussed the progress made by the Department of Education to ensure that its computer systems supporting critical student financial aid activities and other processes will be able to operate reliably in light of the year 2000 computing problem.GAO noted that: (1) as Education has reported to the Office of Management and Budget, it has 14 mission-critical systems, of which 11 pertain directly...
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...
Medicare Computer Systems: Year 2000 Challenges Put Benefits and Services in Jeopardy
AIMD-98-284: Published: Sep 28, 1998. Publicly Released: Sep 29, 1998.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the extent to which the Health Care Financing Administration (HCFA) is: (1) making progress in renovating its Medicare systems to be year 2000 (Y2K) compliant; (2) directing and overseeing the Y2K effort; (3) ensuring that all data exchanges necessary for processing Medicare claims are identified, renovated, tested, and validated; and (4) developin...
Year 2000 Computing Crisis: Compliance Status of Many Biomedical Equipment Items Still Unknown
AIMD-98-240: Published: Sep 18, 1998. Publicly Released: Sep 24, 1998.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the status of the Veterans Health Administration's (VHA) and the Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) Year 2000 biomedical equipment programs.GAO noted that: (1) VHA has made progress in implementing its year 2000 strategy for biomedical equipment, which relies on compliance information from the manufacturers; (2) as of July 29, 1998...
Year 2000 Computing Crisis: Leadership Needed to Collect and Disseminate Critical Biomedical Equipment Information
T-AIMD-98-310: Published: Sep 24, 1998. Publicly Released: Sep 24, 1998.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO discussed the year 2000 compliance status of biomedical equipment, focusing on: (1) the progress that the Veterans Health Administration (VHA) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) have made in determining the compliance status of biomedical equipment; and (2) further actions they need to take to minimize associated year 2000 risks.GAO noted that: (1)...