IT acquisitions (61 - 69 of 69 items)
ADP Modernization: Army Plans To Improve Budget Disclosure for Its Standard Depot System
IMTEC-88-30: Published: May 25, 1988. Publicly Released: May 25, 1988.
GAO reviewed the Army's modernization program for its automated Standard Depot System (SDS), which manages logistics activities at supply and maintenance depots, to determine if it: (1) established a framework to manage and control the program; and (2) adequately disclosed SDS funding requirements in its budget.GAO found that: (1) the Army estimated that, although SDS modernization would cost abou...
ADP Procurement: Army Accounting System Modernization
IMTEC-88-14BR: Published: Dec 28, 1987. Publicly Released: Jan 28, 1988.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Army's plans to modernize its accounting systems to determine: (1) the Army's reasons for the modernization; (2) the effect of its automation strategy on planned computer upgrades at its Finance and Accounting Center; and (3) whether the Army's plan to replace automatic data processing equipment at the center would restrict competition among...
ADP Systems: SSA's Modernization Efforts Need Redirection
IMTEC-87-16: Published: Apr 10, 1987. Publicly Released: Apr 30, 1987.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Social Security Administration's (SSA) Systems Modernization Plan to: (1) determine if SSA should redirect or cancel it; and (2) assess SSA claims that automation improvements could reduce staff.GAO found that: (1) although SSA has made some improvements in its acquisition of computer equipment and expansion of the data communications networ...
Computer Capacity: IRS Must Better Estimate Its Computer Resource Needs
IMTEC-87-5BR: Published: Nov 3, 1986. Publicly Released: Nov 14, 1986.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO: (1) determined the status and progress of the Internal Revenue Service's (IRS) Capacity Enhancement for the Processing System (CEPS) procurement; and (2) analyzed the need for and timing of CEPS, which IRS designed to upgrade or replace its large mainframe computers.IRS believed that, with CEPS, its existing mainframe computers would have sufficient capaci...
ADP Acquisitions: SSA Should Limit ADP Procurements Until Further Testing Is Performed
IMTEC-86-31: Published: Aug 8, 1986. Publicly Released: Aug 8, 1986.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Social Security Administration's (SSA) Systems Modernization Plan to determine whether SSA fully justified ongoing and planned computer hardware procurements totalling $343 million and whether the procurements will meet SSA requirements.GAO found that: (1) the ongoing and planned procurements for the plan were not justified because it was un...
Examination of the Social Security Administration's Systems Modernization Plan
HRD-82-83: Published: May 28, 1982. Publicly Released: Jun 28, 1982.
In response to a congressional request, GAO conducted a limited review of the Social Security Administration's (SSA) Systems Modernization Plan (SMP).GAO found that, by the end of projected 5-year implementation period for the SMP, SSA can be expected to make major improvements in its automated systems through using modern automatic data processing technology. However, it will probably take at lea...
Better Management Needed in Automating the Federal Judiciary
GGD-81-19: Published: Apr 2, 1981. Publicly Released: Apr 2, 1981.
The Federal Judicial Center is developing and implementing computer-based systems, collectively known as Courtran, to automate various activities of Federal courts. GAO reviewed some of the Center's systems development and transfer practices, the need for increased Center-Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts coordination, and the plans to automate the Federal judiciary.The Federal Judicial Cen...
Review of Selected Computer System Procurements
FGMSD-80-34: Published: Feb 15, 1980. Publicly Released: Feb 25, 1980.
GAO was asked to study how conversion costs affect the procurement of new computer systems. Of particular concern was whether including conversion costs in computer procurements would result in selecting the system that would cost the Government the least over the life of the system. Conversion costs, a significant factor in computer replacement procurements, may run into millions of dollars when...
USDA Proposal for Handling Conversions in ADPE Procurements
092139: Mar 25, 1977
With modifications, GAO generally concurred with the Department of Agriculture's suggested approach to handling conversions in the procurement of automatic data processing (ADP) equipment. GAO also agreed with the proposed approach to be used in the pending procurements for two computer centers, and it will monitor the application of the approach in the two procurements for possible applicability...