Frontiers of Automated Analyses:
From Frustration to Comfort
Published: Jan 1, 1984. Publicly Released: Jan 1, 1984.
The article, which appeared in the GAO Review, Vol. 19, Issue 2, Spring 1984, provides information concerning the introduction and extensive use of electronic work stations (EWS) at the GAO Denver Regional Office. Suggestions given to improve the transition from manual computation and paperwork analysis to use of EWS include: (1) employing a GAO training cadre of experts familiar with the specific system; (2) establishing interim guidelines for workpapers; (3) ensuring that data meets specified standards; (4) formatting workpapers; (5) ensuring data accuracy; and (6) documenting workpapers.