Proposed Revisions to Procurement Regulations Covering ADP Equipment and Services
B-199089: Published: Oct 15, 1980. Publicly Released: Feb 19, 1982.
GAO was asked for its comments on proposed revisions to the Federal Procurement Regulations and the Federal Property Management Regulations, covering the procurement, utilization, and management of automatic data processing equipment, software, maintenance services, and related supplies by Federal agencies. The comments provided concerned the following areas: (1) automatic data processing equipment; (2) reprograming; (3) equipment performance requirements; (4) procurement authority; (5) continued rental or lease of installed automatic data processing equipment and software; (6) software conversion studies; (7) planning requirements; (8) procurement and management responsibilities; and (9) determination of system/item life.