Information systems (61 - 70 of 130 items)
Year 2000 Computing Crisis: Time Is Running Out for Federal Agencies to Prepare for the New Millennium
T-AIMD-97-129: Published: Jul 10, 1997. Publicly Released: Jul 10, 1997.
GAO discussed: (1) the federal government's strategy for addressing the year 2000 computing problem, and agencies' reported status in resolving the issue; and (2) federal efforts to date based on work GAO completed at certain agencies and on GAO's review of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) implementation of the federal strategy, including year 2000 reports submitted by 24 federal agenci...
Veterans Benefits Computer Systems: Uninterrupted Delivery of Benefits Depends on Timely Correction of Year-2000 Problems
T-AIMD-97-114: Published: Jun 26, 1997. Publicly Released: Jun 26, 1997.
GAO discussed actions being taken by the Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA) to address the computing challenges faced by virtually all major organizations, public and private, with the upcoming change of century.GAO noted that: (1) as with all other federal agencies, VBA could face widespread computer systems failures as the year 2000 nears due to the potential for incorrect information proces...
Customs Service Modernization: ACE Poses Risks and Challenges
T-AIMD-97-96: Published: May 15, 1997. Publicly Released: May 15, 1997.
GAO discussed issues related to the U.S. Customs Service's systems modernization, focusing on: (1) Customs' efforts to address risks associated with the agency's modernization of its automated systems; and (2) challenges Customs faces as it plans and develops the Automated Commercial Environment (ACE) System.GAO noted that: (1) in May 1996, Customs was ill-prepared to develop ACE because the agenc...
Year 2000 Computing Crisis: An Assessment Guide--Exposure Draft (Superseded by AIMD-10.1.14)
158206: Mar 1, 1997
This publication has been superseded by AIMD-10.1.14, Year 2000 Computing Crisis: An Assessment Guide, September 1997. GAO published a guide to aid federal agencies in planning, managing, and evaluating their year 2000 compliance efforts, focusing on: (1) awareness; (2) assessment; (3) renovation; (4) validation; and (5) implementation...
General Government Information Systems Issue Area--Active Assignments
AA-97-28(1): Published: Jan 2, 1997. Publicly Released: Jan 2, 1997.
GAO provided information on its active assignments in the General Government Information Systems issue area as of January 2, 1997...
Health, Education and Human Services Information Systems Issue Area--Active Assignments
AA-97-29(1): Published: Jan 2, 1997. Publicly Released: Jan 2, 1997.
GAO provided information on its active assignments in the Health, Education, and Human Services Information Systems issue area as of January 2, 1997...
VBA Information Technology Investment
AIMD-97-10R: Published: Oct 18, 1996. Publicly Released: Oct 18, 1996.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed: (1) whether the Department of Veterans Affairs' (VA) budget provides enough resources for the Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA) to manage and implement all of the priorities that must be addressed in the information technology area; (2) whether VBA is making progress in its information technology management; and (3) how other government agenc...
Resources, Community, and Economic Development Information Systems Issue Area: Active Assignments
AA-96-30(4): Published: Sep 3, 1996. Publicly Released: Sep 3, 1996.
GAO provided information on its active assignments in the Resources, Community, and Economic Development Information Systems issue area as of September 3, 1996...
Weather Forecasting: Recommendations to Address New Weather Processing System Development Risks
AIMD-96-74: Published: May 13, 1996. Publicly Released: May 13, 1996.
GAO reviewed the National Weather Service's (NWS) Advanced Weather Interactive Processing System (AWIPS) and made recommendations to strengthen NWS ability to achieve a fair return on its AWIPS investment.GAO found that: (1) NWS needs to validate proposed AWIPS capabilities on a mission-impact basis and only implement validated capabilities; (2) NWS needs to tie its decisions on information techno...
Customs Service Modernization: Strategic Information Management Must Be Improved for National Automation Program to Succeed
AIMD-96-57: Published: May 9, 1996. Publicly Released: May 9, 1996.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Customs Service's efforts to modernize its automated systems, focusing on: (1) the status and adequacy of Customs' implementation of the National Customs Automation Program (NCAP); and (2) whether Customs is using a best-practices approach to improve mission performance through strategic information management and technology in implementing NCA...