Software verification and validation (121 - 130 of 155 items)
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...
Year 2000 Computing Crisis: Time Is Running Out for Federal Agencies to Prepare for the New Millennium
T-AIMD-97-129: Published: Jul 10, 1997. Publicly Released: Jul 10, 1997.
GAO discussed: (1) the federal government's strategy for addressing the year 2000 computing problem, and agencies' reported status in resolving the issue; and (2) federal efforts to date based on work GAO completed at certain agencies and on GAO's review of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) implementation of the federal strategy, including year 2000 reports submitted by 24 federal agenci...
Veterans Benefits Computer Systems: Uninterrupted Delivery of Benefits Depends on Timely Correction of Year-2000 Problems
T-AIMD-97-114: Published: Jun 26, 1997. Publicly Released: Jun 26, 1997.
GAO discussed actions being taken by the Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA) to address the computing challenges faced by virtually all major organizations, public and private, with the upcoming change of century.GAO noted that: (1) as with all other federal agencies, VBA could face widespread computer systems failures as the year 2000 nears due to the potential for incorrect information proces...
Defense Financial Management: Immature Software Development Processes at Indianapolis Increase Risk
AIMD-97-41: Published: Jun 6, 1997. Publicly Released: Jun 6, 1997.
GAO reviewed the Defense Finance and Accounting Service Financial Systems Activity (FSA)-Indianapolis' capability for developing and maintaining software for its information systems.GAO noted that: (1) although FSA-Indianapolis does not yet satisfy the criteria for a level 2 (i.e., repeatable) software development capability on any of the four projects GAO reviewed, the two projects under its soft...
Medicare Transaction System: Success Depends Upon Correcting Critical Managerial and Technical Weaknesses
AIMD-97-78: Published: May 16, 1997. Publicly Released: May 16, 1997.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Health Care Financing Administration's (HCFA) acquisition of its Medicare Transaction System (MTS), focusing on the extent to which HCFA is: (1) effectively managing its interim Medicare processing environment; (2) using required practices to manage MTS as an investment; and (3) applying sound system development processes to reduce risk.GAO not...
Land Management Systems: BLM Faces Risks in Completing the Automated Land and Mineral Record System
AIMD-97-42: Published: Mar 19, 1997. Publicly Released: Mar 19, 1997.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Bureau of Land Management's (BLM) efforts to complete the development of the Automated Land and Mineral Record System/Modernization (ALMRS/Modernization), focusing on: (1) whether risks remain that could seriously affect the performance, capability, or cost of ALMRS; (2) whether BLM is operationally and managerially ready to deploy ALMRS in fis...
Year 2000 Computing Crisis: An Assessment Guide--Exposure Draft (Superseded by AIMD-10.1.14)
158206: Mar 1, 1997
This publication has been superseded by AIMD-10.1.14, Year 2000 Computing Crisis: An Assessment Guide, September 1997. GAO published a guide to aid federal agencies in planning, managing, and evaluating their year 2000 compliance efforts, focusing on: (1) awareness; (2) assessment; (3) renovation; (4) validation; and (5) implementation...
Tax Systems Modernization: IRS Needs to Resolve Certain Issues With Its Integrated Case Processing System
GGD/AIMD-97-31: Published: Jan 17, 1997. Publicly Released: Jan 17, 1997.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Internal Revenue Service's (IRS) Integrated Case Processing (ICP) systems development effort, focusing on: (1) IRS' assessment of ICP costs and benefits and users' perceptions of the system's benefits; (2) IRS' testing of ICP; (3) IRS' ongoing efforts to redesign its customer service work processes to fully use ICP capabilities; and (4) the sof...
Tax Systems Modernization: Imaging System's Performance Improving but Still Falls Short of Expectations
GGD-97-29: Published: Jan 16, 1997. Publicly Released: Jan 16, 1997.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the performance of the Internal Revenue Service's (IRS) Service Center Recognition/Image Processing System (SCRIPS) in 1996, focusing on: (1) the primary causes for performance problems that occurred in 1995; (2) whether SCRIPS performance improved in 1996 as of September 30, 1996; and (3) the status of IRS future plans for SCRIPS.GAO found that: (...
Resources, Community, and Economic Development Information Systems Issue Area--Active Assignments
AA-97-30(1): Published: Jan 2, 1997. Publicly Released: Jan 2, 1997.
GAO provided information on its active assignments in the Resources, Community, and Economic Development Information Systems issue area as of January 2, 1997...