Y2K (71 - 80 of 111 items)
Year 2000 Computing Crisis: Strong Leadership and Partnerships Needed to Mitigate Risk of Major Disruptions
T-AIMD-98-262: Published: Aug 13, 1998. Publicly Released: Aug 13, 1998.
GAO discussed the year 2000 risks facing the nation, focusing on: (1) GAO's major concerns with the federal government's progress in correcting its systems; (2) state and local government year 2000 issues; and (3) critical year 2000 data exchange issues.GAO noted that: (1) the public faces a high risk that critical services provided by the government and the private sector could be severely disrup...
Civil Agencies Information Systems Issue Area: Active Assignments
AA-98-29(3): Published: Aug 1, 1998. Publicly Released: Aug 1, 1998.
GAO provided information on its active assignments in the Civil Agencies Information Systems issue area as of August 17, 1998...
Year 2000 Computing Crisis: Business Continuity and Contingency Planning (Supersedes AIMD-10.1.19)
AIMD-10.1.19: Published: Aug 1, 1998. Publicly Released: Aug 1, 1998.
This publication supersedes AIMD-10.1.19, Year 2000 Computing Crisis: Business Continuity and Contingency Planning (Exposure Draft), March 1998. GAO published a guide to: (1) provide a conceptual framework for helping large agencies to manage the risk of potential year 2000-induced disruptions to their operations; (2) provide information on the scope and challenge and offer a structured approach f...
Year 2000 Computing Crisis: Actions Needed on Electronic Data Exchanges
AIMD-98-124: Published: Jul 1, 1998. Publicly Released: Jul 31, 1998.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on actions taken to address year 2000 issues for electronic data exchanges, focusing on the: (1) key actions taken to date to address electronic data exchanges among federal, state, and local governments; (2) actions the federal government has taken to minimize the adverse economic impact of non-compliant year 2000 data from other count...
Defense Computers: Year 2000 Computer Problems Put Navy Operations at Risk
AIMD-98-150: Published: Jun 30, 1998. Publicly Released: Jun 30, 1998.
GAO reviewed the Navy's program for addressing its year 2000 computer systems problem, focusing on the: (1) status of the Navy's efforts to oversee its year 2000 program; and (2) appropriateness of the Navy's strategy and actions for ensuring that the problem will be successfully addressed.GAO noted that: (1) the Navy relies on computer systems for some aspect of virtually every operation, includi...
Year 2000 Computing Crisis: Testing and Other Challenges Confronting Federal Agencies
T-AIMD-98-218: Published: Jun 22, 1998. Publicly Released: Jun 22, 1998.
GAO discussed: (1) the year 2000 risks facing the government; (2) major concerns with the government's progress in fixing its systems; and (3) guidance on year 2000 testing, which is designed to assist agencies in the most extensive and expensive part of remediation.GAO noted that: (1) addressing the year 2000 problem in time will be a tremendous challenge for the federal government; (2) to compli...
Year 2000 Computing Crisis: Telecommunications Readiness Critical, Yet Overall Status Largely Unknown
T-AIMD-98-212: Published: Jun 16, 1998. Publicly Released: Jun 16, 1998.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO discussed: (1) the nation's telecommunications infrastructure; (2) the risks facing the nation if critical components of that infrastructure are not year 2000 compliant by the turn of the century; (3) federal government actions relating to national, international, and governmental telecommunications infrastructure; and (4) present issues that must be addres...
Year 2000 Computing Crisis: Actions Must Be Taken Now to Address Slow Pace of Federal Progress
T-AIMD-98-205: Published: Jun 10, 1998. Publicly Released: Jun 10, 1998.
GAO discussed: (1) the results of the most recent reports submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) on the slow progress made by the federal government in achieving year 2000 compliance; and (2) what needs to be done now to minimize disruptions to critical services.GAO noted that: (1) in May 1997, OMB reported that about 21 percent of the government's mission-critical systems were yea...
Year 2000 Computing Crisis: A Testing Guide (Exposure Draft) (Superseded by AIMD-10.1.21)
AIMD-10.1.21: Published: Jun 1, 1998. Publicly Released: Jun 1, 1998.
This publication has been superseded by AIMD-10.1.21, Year 2000 Computing Crisis: A Testing Guide, November 1998. GAO published a guide to aid federal agencies in managing and assessing their year 2000 testing activities, focusing on: (1) establishing an organizational testing infrastructure; (2) designing, conducting, and reporting on four incremental levels of system-related testing; and (3) est...
Land Management Systems: Actions Needed in Completing the Automated Land and Mineral Record System Development
AIMD-98-107: Published: May 15, 1998. Publicly Released: May 15, 1998.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided a follow-up assessment of the Bureau of Land Management's (BLM) actions to address the recommendations contained in its March 1997 report, focusing on the status of BLM's efforts to test, deploy, and implement the automated land and mineral records system's (ALMRS) initial operating capability.GAO noted that: (1) BLM has not yet fully implemented G...