Information management (51 - 59 of 59 items)
Information Management: Issues Important to Farmers Home Administration Systems Modernization
IMTEC-89-64: Published: Aug 21, 1989. Publicly Released: Aug 21, 1989.
GAO evaluated the Farmers Home Administration's (FmHA) plans to modernize its automated systems, focusing on whether its approach addressed the problems it encountered in past efforts, as well as problems that other federal agencies encountered in their modernization programs.GAO found that: (1) although FmHA developed a strategic plan to guide the modernization program, the program's success depe...
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 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...
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...
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...
ADP Modernization: IRS' Redesign of Its Tax Administration System
IMTEC-88-5FS: Published: Nov 9, 1987. Publicly Released: Dec 10, 1987.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Internal Revenue Service's (IRS) Tax System Redesign, a major effort to overhaul the tax administration system, focusing on the: (1) need for the redesign; (2) progress of and future plans for the redesign; and (3) redesign's past and estimated future costs.GAO found that: (1) redesign objectives include use of state-of-the-art computers and te...
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...