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The Management and Operation of FCC's Public Reference Rooms
T-RCED-88-25: Published: Mar 17, 1988. Publicly Released: Mar 17, 1988.
In response to a congressional request, GAO discussed the Federal Communications Commission's (FCC) management of its public reference rooms, specifically: (1) the ease of use; (2) its document security measures; and (3) whether its document handling procedures adequately ensured complete and up-to-date files. GAO found that: (1) the rooms were difficult to use, since FCC operated them on a self-h...
Telephone Communications: Controlling Cross-Subsidy Between Regulated and Competitive Services
RCED-88-34: Published: Oct 23, 1987. Publicly Released: Nov 10, 1987.
In response to a congressional request, GAO evaluated the Federal Communication Commission's (FCC) proposed implementation of accounting controls to prevent cross-subsidization between regulated and nonregulated telephone service in order to facilitate competition among telephone companies.GAO found that: (1) the FCC allocation process was inefficient because it impeded companies from offering new...
Contract Pricing: Subcontractor Prices Overstated on AN/TSQ-111 Communications Contract
NSIAD-86-166: Published: Aug 22, 1986. Publicly Released: Aug 22, 1986.
GAO reviewed whether a contractor provided accurate, complete, and current cost or pricing data for selected subcontracted items on communications equipment contracts.GAO noted that the Air Force and the contractor agreed to a contract price for a production program and, as a result, the contractor certified that the cost data for the contract was accurate, complete, and current; however, the cont...
The Treasury Financial Communications System
129307: Mar 11, 1986
GAO discussed its review of internal controls over disbursements made through the Department of the Treasury Financial Communications System (TFCS), through which Treasury generally makes large, nonrecurring payments such as letter-of-credit payments to grant recipients and large payments to vendors. GAO determined that: (1) because of a breakdown in system access controls, it was possible for una...
ADP, IRM & Telecommunications, 1985
IMTEC-86-9: Published: Mar 1, 1986. Publicly Released: Mar 1, 1986.
A bibliography is presented which includes information on GAO documents which relate to automatic data processing (ADP), information resources management (IRM), and telecommunications. The bibliography included documents released by GAO during 1986 and earlier documents which were judged appropriate for inclusion in the bibliography. The material covered in this bibliography represents the total A...
Management Improvement in the Federal Government
129190: Feb 26, 1986
GAO discussed major management issues facing the federal government. GAO noted that some progress has been made, but the management structure and systems supporting leaders are still far from what they need to be. Recent GAO management reviews at the Departments of Labor and Justice and the Defense Logistics Agency provided evidence of improvement efforts within individual departments. GAO believe...
Planning for the Security of Local Area Networks
129557: Jan 1, 1986
This article provides a plan for private and public organizations to secure local area network data and a context for developing and evaluating an organization's security requirements in its operating environment...
A Bibliography of Documents Issued by the GAO on Matters Related to: ADP, IRM and Telecommunications
IMTEC-85-9: Published: Apr 1, 1985. Publicly Released: Apr 1, 1985.
A bibliography is presented which includes information on GAO documents which relate to automatic data processing (ADP), information resources management (IRM), and telecommunications. The bibliography included documents released by GAO during 1984 and earlier documents which were judged appropriate for inclusion. The material covered in this bibliography represents the total ADP, IRM, and telecom...
SSA Data Communications Contracts With Paradyne Corporation Demonstrate the Need for Improved Management Controls
IMTEC-84-15: Published: Jul 9, 1984. Publicly Released: Aug 2, 1984.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Social Security Administration's (SSA) two contracts with the Paradyne Corporation for improving the SSA data communications network.The SSA terminal replacement contract with Paradyne was the largest in SSA history. The first contract, valued at about $115 million, required Paradyne to install leased terminals in SSA offices nationwide for...
Corporation for Public Broadcasting's Oversight of National Public Radio
AFMD-84-44: Published: Mar 28, 1984. Publicly Released: Mar 28, 1984.
GAO reviewed oversight of National Public Radio (NPR) by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) to determine whether CPB is meeting its statutory responsibilities for oversight of NPR and to judge the adequacy of that oversight.GAO believes that, while CPB met its statutory responsibilities for oversight of NPR, CPB did not provide adequate oversight to ensure that NPR was operating in a pr...