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Year 2000 Computing Crisis: Business Continuity and Contingency Planning (Exposure Draft) (Superseded by AIMD-10.1.19)
AIMD-10.1.19: Published: Mar 1, 1998. Publicly Released: Mar 1, 1998.
This publication has been superseded by AIMD-10.1.19, Year 2000 Computing Crisis: Business Continuity and Contingency Planning, August 1998. GAO published a guide to provide a conceptual framework for helping large agencies to manage the risk of potential year 2000-induced disruptions to their operations. This guide provides information on the scope and challenge and offers a structured approach f...
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...
Civil Agencies Information Systems Issue Area: Active Assignments
AA-98-29(1): Published: Feb 2, 1998. Publicly Released: Feb 2, 1998.
GAO provided information on its active assignments in the Civil Agencies Information Systems issue area as of February 2, 1998...
Defense Computers: Air Force Needs to Strengthen Year 2000 Oversight
AIMD-98-35: Published: Jan 16, 1998. Publicly Released: Jan 16, 1998.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Air Force's program for solving its year 2000 computer systems problem, focusing on the: (1) status of the Air Force's efforts to oversee its Year 2000 program; and (2) appropriateness of the Air Force's strategy and actions for ensuring that the problem will be successfully addressed.GAO noted that: (1) as with other military services, the Air...
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...
Defense Computers: SSG Needs to Sustain Year 2000 Progress
AIMD-97-120R: Published: Aug 19, 1997. Publicly Released: Aug 19, 1997.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed: (1) the status of the Standard Systems Group's (SSG) efforts to correct the Year 2000 computer problems in the Air Force's standard systems; and (2) whether SSG can ensure that standard systems under its responsibility are compliant in time to process year 2000 data.GAO noted that: (1) SSG managers have recognized the importance of solving the Yea...
Defense Computers: Issues Confronting DLA in Addressing Year 2000 Problems
AIMD-97-106: Published: Aug 12, 1997. Publicly Released: Aug 12, 1997.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Defense Logistics Agency's (DLA) program for solving its Year 2000 computer problem, focusing on the: (1) status of DLA's efforts to correct its Year 2000 problems; and (2) appropriateness of DLA's strategy and actions for ensuring that the problem will be successfully addressed.GAO noted that: (1) DLA has recognized that the Year 2000 problem...