IT acquisitions (51 - 60 of 69 items)
ADP Modernization: IRS' Automated Examination System--Troubled Past, Uncertain Future
IMTEC-89-54: Published: Jun 22, 1989. Publicly Released: Jul 25, 1989.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Internal Revenue Service's (IRS) Automated Examination System (AES), intended to automate the examination of income tax returns, focusing on: (1) IRS progress in developing and implementing AES; and (2) AES compatibility with the IRS Tax System Modernization effort, intended to streamline tax processing through increased automation.GAO found th...
ADP Modernization: IRS Needs to Assess Design Alternatives for Its Electronic Filing System
IMTEC-89-33: Published: May 5, 1989. Publicly Released: Jun 7, 1989.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Internal Revenue Service's (IRS) development of an electronic filing system, intended to streamline the tax processing system by using computers instead of the traditional paper forms for filing individual tax returns.GAO found that IRS: (1) issued a task order to its automatic data processing (ADP) contractor to develop software for the electr...
ADP Acquisition: Air Force Logistics System Modernization Projects
IMTEC-89-42: Published: Apr 21, 1989. Publicly Released: May 18, 1989.
In response to a congressional request, GAO provided cost and schedule information on three Air Force computer systems, including the: (1) Requirements Data Bank System (RDB); (2) Contract Data Management System (CDMS); and (3) Depot Maintenance Management Information System (DMMIS).GAO found that the: (1) Air Force's initial estimates for RDB increased from $140 million to about $248 million; (2)...
ADP Acquisition: Defense Logistics Services Center Modernization Program
IMTEC-89-32: Published: Mar 20, 1989. Publicly Released: May 18, 1989.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the Defense Logistics Services Center's (DLSC) Modernization Program, focusing on the program's status, cost estimates, and cost growth.GAO found that: (1) DLSC spent about $13.4 million through September 1988 for modernizing the Defense Integrated Data System, the database used for the Federal Catalog System; (2) program cost estima...
Schedule Delays and Cost Overruns Plague DOD Automated Information Systems
T-IMTEC-89-8: Published: May 18, 1989. Publicly Released: May 18, 1989.
GAO discussed eight Department of Defense (DOD) automated information systems being developed by the Army, Air Force, Navy, and Defense Logistics Agency. GAO found that: (1) all eight systems experienced significant cost growth; (2) the cost to develop and deploy the systems doubled to more than $2 billion; (3) the completion dates for all but one system were delayed 3 to 7 years and none of the s...
Automated Information Systems: Schedule Delays and Cost Overruns Plague DOD Systems
IMTEC-89-36: Published: May 10, 1989. Publicly Released: May 18, 1989.
In response to a congressional request, GAO provided information on eight Department of Defense (DOD) automated information systems being developed by the Army, Air Force, Navy, and Defense Logistics Agency.GAO found that: (1) all eight systems experienced significant cost growth; (2) the cost to develop and deploy the systems totalled about $2 billion, which was almost twice the original cost est...
ADP Systems: SSA Efforts in Implementing Its Field Office Modernization
IMTEC-89-45: Published: May 17, 1989. Publicly Released: May 17, 1989.
GAO reviewed the Social Security Administration's (SSA) field office modernization project to: (1) evaluate the project's status; and (2) assess how modernization is affecting field operations.GAO found that: (1) SSA spent about $148 million to modernize computer equipment in 1,300 field offices; (2) SSA met its initial field office hardware installation schedule; (3) SSA redesigned portions of it...
Budgetary Implications of IRS' Tax System Modernization and Automated Examination System Efforts
T-IMTEC-89-4: Published: Apr 4, 1989. Publicly Released: Apr 4, 1989.
GAO discussed the Internal Revenue Service's (IRS) fiscal year 1990 budget. GAO found that: (1) the IRS budget request of $933 million focused on two critical efforts, including maintaining existing computer systems and pursuing its long-range plan for total system modernization; (2) the total estimated costs for the modernization were difficult to determine, because projects were renamed, consoli...
Air Force ADP: Logistics Systems Modernization Costs Continue to Increase
IMTEC-89-7FS: Published: Dec 28, 1988. Publicly Released: Jan 19, 1989.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided cost and schedule information on nine logistics modernization system projects within the Air Force Logistics Command's (AFLC) Logistics Management Systems (LMS) Modernization Program and four other AFLC automated information system projects that were not formally part of the LMS Program.GAO found that AFLC: (1) reduced the number of existing inform...
ADP Modernization: FCC's Automation Planning Is Inadequate
IMTEC-88-51: Published: Sep 15, 1988. Publicly Released: Oct 5, 1988.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Federal Communications Commission's (FCC) information resource management (IRM) and automation planning process, including its development of the Record Image Processing System.GAO found that the FCC strategic automation planning process was inadequate, since FCC did not: (1) state annual plan goals, objectives, and priorities or specify ways t...