Information management (41 - 50 of 59 items)
Defense ADP: Lessons Learned From Development of Defense Distribution System
IMTEC-92-25: Published: Mar 20, 1992. Publicly Released: Mar 26, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO evaluated the Department of Defense's (DOD) development, evaluation, and subsequent rejection of the Defense Distribution System (DDS) prototype for consolidating military depot management, as a case study of DOD efforts to standardize automated systems under its Corporate Information Management (CIM) Initiative.GAO found that DOD: (1) based DDS on an integ...
Tax Systems Modernization: Factors Critical to Success
T-IMTEC-92-10: Published: Mar 10, 1992. Publicly Released: Mar 10, 1992.
GAO discussed the Internal Revenue Service's (IRS) Tax Systems Modernization Program. GAO noted that: (1) under the existing tax processing system, returns processing is heavily centralized at one computing center where IRS maintains its master files on individuals and businesses; (2) under the proposed system, IRS would move the computing power to IRS service centers, which would use electronical...
Farmers Home Administration: Half-Billion Dollar ADP Modernization Lacks Adequate Planning and Oversight
T-IMTEC-92-2: Published: Oct 29, 1991. Publicly Released: Oct 29, 1991.
GAO discussed its review of the Farmers Home Administration's (FmHA) $520-million information systems modernization, focusing on FmHA effectiveness in planning and oversight. GAO noted that: (1) inadequate planning, combined with ineffective management and oversight, led to the failure of the previous two modernization efforts; (2) FmHA has yet to resolve its long-standing planning and oversight p...
Information Resources: HCFA Must Better Justify Further Data Center Expansion
IMTEC-91-65: Published: Sep 5, 1991. Publicly Released: Sep 5, 1991.
GAO reviewed the Health Care Financing Administration's (HCFA) plans to upgrade its data center, focusing on: (1) the planning and analysis documentation used to support this expansion; and (2) whether HCFA had a capacity management program to analyze its current data center work load and forecast future needs.GAO found that: (1) HCFA has not adequately justified its planned acquisition of compute...
Tax System Modernization: Further Testing of IRS' Automated Taxpayer Service Systems Is Needed
IMTEC-91-42: Published: Jun 20, 1991. Publicly Released: Jun 29, 1991.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Internal Revenue Service's (IRS) Taxpayer Service Integrated System (TSIS) to determine whether tests to measure TSIS effectiveness provided the information necessary to justify installing TSIS at all call sites.GAO found that: (1) tests of two of the three TSIS projects to automate its taxpayer inquiry program, the Taxpayer Service Expert Assi...
Tax System Modernization: Attention to Critical Issues Can Bring Success
T-IMTEC-91-8: Published: Jun 25, 1991. Publicly Released: Jun 25, 1991.
GAO discussed: (1) the Internal Revenue Service's (IRS) plans to modernize the automated tax processing system; and (2) two procurements related to the modernization. GAO noted that: (1) through fiscal year (FY) 1991, more than $500 million has been budgeted for tax system modernization (TSM), and IRS has requested $427 million more for FY 1992; (2) to ensure that IRS has personnel with the necess...
Attack Warning: Costs to Modernize NORAD's Computer System Significantly Understated
IMTEC-91-23: Published: Apr 10, 1991. Publicly Released: Apr 10, 1991.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Department of Defense's (DOD) and Air Force's efforts to upgrade the North American Aerospace Defense Command's (NORAD) Integrated Tactical Warning and Attack Assessment System's computerized subsystems at Cheyenne Mountain, Wyoming, focusing on: (1) recent organizational changes for managing the Cheyenne Mountain Upgrade (CMU) program; and (2)...
Computer Procurement: Hardware Upgrades for Navy Inventory Control System Should Be Delayed
IMTEC-89-67: Published: Sep 29, 1989. Publicly Released: Sep 29, 1989.
GAO reviewed the Navy's plans for a $22.1-million upgrade to its Uniform Inventory Control Point System (UICP), focusing on the: (1) data the Navy used to justify the upgrade; and (2) Navy's thoroughness in evaluating ways to improve the performance of its existing UICP resources. UICP supports inventory management functions for the Navy Aviation Supply Office (ASO) and the Navy Ship Parts Control...
ADP Planning: SSA's February 1989 Report on Computer Modernization Is Incomplete
IMTEC-89-76: Published: Sep 25, 1989. Publicly Released: Sep 25, 1989.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Social Security Administration's (SSA) automated data processing (ADP) report, focusing on whether the report contained sufficient information for evaluating future SSA budget requests for increased ADP spending authority.GAO found that the SSA report: (1) showed how the SSA 1990 information technology budget supported its larger mission, but d...
ADP Budget: Potential Reductions to the Department of the Army's Budget Request
IMTEC-89-69BR: Published: Sep 18, 1989. Publicly Released: Sep 18, 1989.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information about the Army's fiscal year (FY) 1990 budget request for five major automation programs.GAO found that the Army: (1) requested over $219 million to modernize and redesign 31 automated systems in its Standard Army Management Information Systems Modernization Program, although the Major Automated Information System Review Council (MAISRC...