IT acquisitions (71 - 76 of 76 items)
Review of the Tennessee Valley Authority's Procurements of Automatic Data Processing Equipment
EMD-81-20: Published: Nov 7, 1980. Publicly Released: Dec 8, 1980.
The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) and the General Services Administration (GSA) determined that TVA needed additional automatic data processing (ADP) equipment to handle its expanding workload. Because this need was considered urgent, GSA allowed TVA to lease additional equipment without soliciting competitive bids from computer vendors. GSA stipulated that TVA proceed expeditiously toward a co...
Farmers Home Administration's ADP Development Project--Current Status and Unresolved Problems
CED-80-67: Published: Feb 19, 1980. Publicly Released: Feb 19, 1980.
The Farmers Home Administration's (FmHA) computer-based systems project, the Unified Management Information System (UMIS), was reviewed. In 1974, FmHA began developing UMIS to provide better management information at all levels within the agency in an effort to improve service to rural Americans seeking financial assistance.FmHA has not properly designed, documented, or managed the project. As a r...
The FBI Operates Two Computerized Criminal History Information Systems
GGD-79-81: Published: Sep 7, 1979. Publicly Released: Oct 9, 1979.
The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) operates two programs for accumulating and disseminating criminal history information. The National Crime Information Center's Computerized Criminal History (CCH) program was developed for rapid dissemination of criminal information. The Automated Identification Division System (AIDS) program was developed to reduce operating costs and shorten the time req...
Farmers Home Administration Needs To Better Plan, Direct, Develop, and Control Its Computer-Based Unified Management Information System
CED-78-68: Published: Feb 27, 1978. Publicly Released: Feb 27, 1978.
The Farmers Home Administration (FmHA) provides financial assistance to rural Americans who are unable to obtain credit from other sources at reasonable rates and terms. In 1974, FmHA decided that the deficiencies of its management information system warranted replacement rather than modification and began developing a computer-based system, the Unified Management Information System (UMIS), to pro...
Improved Planning--A Must Before a Department-Wide Automatic Data Processing System Is Acquired for the Department of Agriculture
LCD-75-108: Published: Jun 3, 1975. Publicly Released: Jun 3, 1975.
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