Information systems (61 - 70 of 94 items)
Year 2000 Computing Crisis: Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation's Efforts to Ensure Bank Systems Are Year 2000 Compliant
T-AIMD-98-73: Published: Feb 10, 1998. Publicly Released: Feb 10, 1998.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO discussed the progress being made by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) in ensuring that the thousands of banks it oversees are ready to handle the year 2000 computer conversion challenge.GAO noted that: (1) the year 2000 problem poses a serious dilemma for banks due to their heavy reliance on information systems; (2) it also poses a challenge...
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: 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...
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...
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: Improvements to DOD Systems Inventory Needed for Year 2000 Effort
AIMD-97-112: Published: Aug 13, 1997. Publicly Released: Aug 13, 1997.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Department of Defense's (DOD) efforts to improve the Defense Integration Support Tools (DIST) database, which serves as the DOD inventory of automated information systems and is intended to be used as a tool to help DOD components in addressing year 2000 date problems.GAO noted that: (1) a critical step in solving the year 2000 problem is to co...
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...
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: Risks of VBA's Year-2000 Efforts
AIMD-97-79: Published: May 30, 1997. Publicly Released: Jun 26, 1997.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Veterans Benefits Administration's (VBA) actions to address management and technical weaknesses reported in a June 1996 hearing on VBA's modernization efforts, focusing on GAO's assessment of VBA's actions to ensure that the year-2000 computing problem will be adequately addressed.GAO noted that: (1) correcting the year-2000 problem is critical...