Information management (41 - 44 of 44 items)
Information Systems: Agencies Overlook Security Controls During Development
IMTEC-88-11: Published: May 31, 1988. Publicly Released: May 31, 1988.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed federal civilian agencies' practices for incorporating security controls during the development of automated systems for sensitive information.GAO found that the National Bureau of Standards (NBS), the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), and the General Services Administration issued considerable but general guidance for agencies to follow in in...
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 Acquisitions: Lessons Learned From SEC's Edgar Pilot Test
IMTEC-87-31: Published: Aug 6, 1987. Publicly Released: Sep 10, 1987.
GAO reviewed the Securities and Exchange Commission's (SEC) Electronic Data Gathering, Analysis, and Retrieval System (EDGAR) pilot program to determine: (1) the cost-effectiveness of the pilot program compared to contract cost; (2) whether SEC met its scheduled pilot development; (3) the types of functions developed in EDGAR compared to the original requirements; (4) the feasibility of additional...
National Aeronautics and Space Administration's Planned Use of Information Technology for the Space Station
T-IMTEC-87-5: Published: May 1, 1987. Publicly Released: May 1, 1987.
GAO discussed the National Aeronautics and Space Administration's (NASA) plans to develop information technology for its Space Station and found that: (1) NASA recently developed revised cost estimates, a phased deployment program, and an extended time frame for design, development, and operation of the station; (2) NASA advanced automation efforts could improve both ground and orbital operations,...