Strategic information systems planning (61 - 68 of 68 items)
Tax Systems Modernization: Unmanaged Risks Threaten Success
T-AIMD-95-86: Published: Feb 16, 1995. Publicly Released: Feb 16, 1995.
GAO discussed the Internal Revenue Service's (IRS) progress with the Tax Systems Modernization (TSM) program. GAO noted that: (1) the systems IRS has implemented have only marginally improved tax processing and compliance operations because they are not integrated into TSM; (2) IRS has not fully implemented congressionally directed actions to improve its TSM program; (3) IRS has established a sepa...
Tax Systems Modernization: Time Tables for Critical Planning Documents
AIMD-93-81FS: Published: Sep 30, 1993. Publicly Released: Nov 2, 1993.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the planning and system development products that are necessary for the Internal Revenue Service's (IRS) implementation of its Tax Systems Modernization (TSM) program.GAO found that: (1) TSM planning and system development products are categorized as summary documents and technical supporting products; (2) summary documents set IRS s...
Information Technology and Government Operations
138539: Jan 1, 1989
This article, which appeared in the GAO Journal, No. 5, Spring 1989, discusses the federal government's use of information technology. Although computer information technology offers government agencies the opportunity to compensate for scarcity of resources by getting more work done with less money and fewer workers, managers and developers of such systems must know how to effectively and efficie...
Data Processing: SBA Needs To Strengthen Management of Its Computer Systems
IMTEC-86-28: Published: Aug 29, 1986. Publicly Released: Aug 29, 1986.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Small Business Administration's (SBA) automated systems and information resources management (IRM) activities to determine whether they: (1) assist its regional and district offices in carrying out SBA major programs; and (2) are adequate, appropriate, and effective.GAO found that: (1) SBA did not systematically involve field offices in the...
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...
Improved Planning and Management of Information Systems Development Needed
LCD-74-118: Published: Aug 18, 1975. Publicly Released: Aug 18, 1975.
No summary is currently available...
Problems And Progress Of The U.S. Army Materiel Command's Automated Data Processing Service Center Concept
B-178806: Published: Oct 9, 1974. Publicly Released: Oct 9, 1974.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Army Materiel Command's automated data processing service center concept, focusing on whether: (1) centralization of automated data processing operations as planned by the Army would result in expected economies; and (2) the System-wide Project for Electronic Equipment at Depots Extended (SPEEDEX) would enable functional managers to more effect...