Information systems (31 - 40 of 130 items)
Year 2000 Computing Crisis: Readiness of State Automated Systems to Support Federal Welfare Programs
AIMD-99-28: Published: Nov 6, 1998. Publicly Released: Nov 6, 1998.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the year 2000 status of the state and local automated systems used in federal welfare programs, focusing on: (1) the reported status of systems used in Medicaid, Temporary Assistance for Needy Families, Special Supplemental Food Program for Women, Infants, and Children, food stamps, child support enforcement, child care, and child welfare programs,...
Year 2000 Computing Crisis: A Testing Guide (Supersedes AIMD-10.1.21)
AIMD-10.1.21: Published: Nov 1, 1998. Publicly Released: Nov 1, 1998.
This publication supersedes AIMD-10.1.21, Year 2000 Computing Crisis: A Testing Guide (Exposure Draft), June 1998. GAO published a guide to aid federal agencies in managing all testing activities related to the year 2000 problem, focusing on five phases of year 2000 testing activities: (1) awareness; (2) assessment; (3) renovation; (4) validation; and (5) implementation. The guide recommends the s...
Year 2000 Computing Crisis: The District of Columbia Faces Tremendous Challenges in Ensuring Vital Services Are Not Disrupted
T-AIMD-99-4: Published: Oct 2, 1998. Publicly Released: Oct 2, 1998.
GAO discussed the year 2000 risks facing the District of Columbia, focusing on: (1) its progress to date in fixing its systems; and (2) the District's remediation strategy.GAO noted that: (1) until June 1998, the District had made very little progress in addressing the year 2000 problem; (2) to compensate for its late start, the District has hired a new chief technology officer, appointed a full-t...
Year 2000 Computing Crisis: Compliance Status of Many Biomedical Equipment Items Still Unknown
AIMD-98-240: Published: Sep 18, 1998. Publicly Released: Sep 24, 1998.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the status of the Veterans Health Administration's (VHA) and the Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) Year 2000 biomedical equipment programs.GAO noted that: (1) VHA has made progress in implementing its year 2000 strategy for biomedical equipment, which relies on compliance information from the manufacturers; (2) as of July 29, 1998...
Year 2000 Computing Crisis: Federal Reserve Is Acting to Ensure Financial Institutions Are Fixing Systems, But Challenges Remain
AIMD-98-248: Published: Sep 17, 1998. Publicly Released: Sep 17, 1998.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO evaluated the Federal Reserve System's (FRS) efforts to oversee that the 1,618 financial institutions it supervises successfully address the year 2000 computer problem.GAO noted that: (1) FRS has been taking the year 2000 problem very seriously, devoting considerable resources and effort to ensure that the institutions it oversees mitigate year 2000 risks;...
Year 2000 Computing Crisis: Progress Made at Department of Labor, But Key Systems at Risk
T-AIMD-98-303: Published: Sep 17, 1998. Publicly Released: Sep 17, 1998.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO discussed the significant information technology challenges that the upcoming century change poses to the Department of Labor, and to several of its agencies, focusing on: (1) specific year 2000 issues facing two elements of Labor's Employment and Training Administration; (2) the year 2000 efforts of the Office of Workers' Compensation Programs and of the B...
Year 2000 Computing Crisis: Progress Made in Compliance of VA Systems, But Concerns Remain
AIMD-98-237: Published: Aug 21, 1998. Publicly Released: Sep 15, 1998.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO assessed the status of the Department of Veterans Affairs' (VA) corrective action to prevent computer system failures at the turn of the century, focusing on: (1) the Veterans Benefits Administration's (VBA) Year 2000 program; and (2) the Veterans Health Administration's (VHA) Year 2000 program.GAO noted that: (1) VBA has made progress in addressing the rec...
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...