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Continued use of costly, outmoded computers in Federal agencies can be avoided

Continued use of costly, outmoded computers in Federal agencies can be avoided

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Published by United States. General Accounting Office in [Washington, D.C.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Executive departments -- United States -- Data processing.,
  • Electronic digital computers -- Purchasing.,
  • Government purchasing -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby the Comptroller General of the United States.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 61 p. ;
    Number of Pages61
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22290353M

    The use of the term computer in this MAPP applies to laptop computers, desktop computers, tablet computers, and other devices supplied as to employees as the primary device used to complete their. The implementation of this plan will require the dedicated efforts of many partners, including state and local health departments, other federal agencies, professional societies, universities, research institutes, health-care providers and organizations, the World Health Organization, and many other domestic and international organizations and.

      Johnson’s book Computer Ethics was the first major textbook in the field, and it quickly became the primary text used in computer ethics courses offered at universities in English-speaking countries. For more than a decade, her textbook set the computer ethics research agenda on topics, such as ownership of software and intellectual property. (The term modest but adequate was taken from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics City Workers Family Budget.) No detailed definition of the low cost standard was given in this book, but a definition of the low cost but acceptable standard was given in a Family Budget Unit publication discussed below.

    Correct In the future, terrorists will likely use all of the following tactics, except: Answer. Selected Answer: attacking personal computers to instill fear. Correct Answer: attacking personal computers to instill fear. Question out of 3 points. Incorrect There is a great deal of interagency cooperation in the area of cyber-exploitation. Land Land is generally considered to have an unlimited life and is therefore a non-depreciable asset. Land acquired by the institution should be recorded at its original cost which includes a variety of expenditures related to its acquisition and its preparation for use as intended by the institution. The following are examples of expenditures that should be capitalized as a part of the cost.


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Computers in the Federal inventory are out of date, only 2 percent of the large- and medium-scale computers use or later technology. Newer equipment of similar capacity could use existing software without significant changes; provide such benefits as faster speeds, better reliability, greater capabilities, and lower energy consumption; and avoid costly es.

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CONTINUED USE OF COSTLY, OUTMODED COMPUTERS IN FEDERAL AGENCIES CAN BE AVOIDED _-- DIGEST.,I k,Computers in the Federal inventory are out of date, with only 2 percent of the large- and medium-scale computers using or later technology. Much of this equipment uses or earlier technology.

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p."AFMD"Includes bibliographical of access: Internet. The Chief Information Office Council has recommended that Federal Agencies grant their employees the privilege of personal use of government property, including computers, internet connections and e-mail accounts in a limited capacity, as long as said use does not create an additional expense and does not interfere with the official business of.

Regulations cost $2 trillion in lost economic growth, according to the National Association of Manufacturers.   Companies must use capital to comply with federal rules instead of investing in plant, equipment, and people.

For an old piece of equipment, consider its remaining service life, operating costs, its market value and future salvage rate. From these figures, you can determine an annual average cost for each option, which will then be easy to compare. Consider the Age of Equipment.

Equipment does not age with grace. The chart below lists more details about the 10 oldest legacy systems still in use in the federal government as tallied up by GAO. It’s important to. Federal Regulations Regarding Computers and Computer-related Costs on Federal Awards A (Now 2 CFR Part ) OMB Circular A (now 2 CFR Part ) states a clear expectation that certain types of costs will be included in the institution’s F&A cost rate and will not be charged as direct costs to Federal projects.

methods of procurement are available for use by subrecipients under the Federal regulations.1 • Small purchases may be used for procurement of $, or less in the aggregate: (24 CFR (d)(1) and (e)(2)) • Small purchases are made through the use of purchase orders.

Competition is sought through oral or written price quotations. The Communications Act. The FCC was created by Congress in the Communications Act for the purpose of “regulating interstate and foreign commerce in communication by wire and radio so as to make available, so far as possible, to all the people of the United States, without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, or sex, a rapid, efficient, Nation-wide, and.

The American economy is sluggish, the government is running large deficits, and the public is frustrated with the poor performance of federal bureaucracies.

One reform that can tackle all of these problems is privatizing federal businesses and assets. This study discusses a dozen advantages of privatization and describes government activities that should be moved.

The FCC is an independent federal government agency charged by Congress with “regulating] interstate and international communications by radio, television, wire, satellite, and cable in all This means the government can change the quantity it is contracting for, or how it is packaged or how it is being shipped.

The contractor is entitled to equitable cost adjustment, but must comply with the changes. The government also has the right to cancel the contract if the need for the product or service no longer exists.

Federal Employee Computer Use Here we are in Most Federal employees have had a computer on the desk for the last 20 years. A usable (for non-IT experts) internet has been widely available for the last 10 years. Email has effectively wiped out all but the most official or legal intra-agency document in most organizations.

provisions regarding computers to existing criminal laws, but rather to address federal computer-related offenses in a single, new statute, 18 U.S.C. § Even after enacting sectionCongress continued to investigate problems associated with computer crime to determine whether federal criminal laws required further revision.

Restricts the way in which personal data can be used by federal agencies Individuals must be permitted access to information stored about them and may correct any information that is incorrect.

Agencies must insure both the security and confidentiality of any sensitive information. BACKGROUND. Although the use of lead pipes for water distribution has a centuries-old history, installation of lead pipes in the United States on a major scale began in the late s, particularly in the larger cities Bymore than 70% of cities with populations greater than used lead water lines Although lead was more expensive than iron (the material of choice until.

Many aspects of computer use are governed by your organization's policy rather than by federal government regulation. Many government agencies and. Federal legacy IT investments are becoming increasingly obsolete: many use outdated software languages and hardware parts that are unsupported.

Agencies reported using several systems that have components that are, in some cases, at least 50 years old. Strictly outlines procedures federal agencies must follow when looking at customer records in banks. Outlaws unauthorized access of federal government computers.

Video Piracy Protection Act. Forbids retailers from releasing or selling video-rental records without customer consent or a court order. When schools try to give children information about technology that the children can't use at that time but maybe will use 10 years later.

avoided, by providing both access to test results and information about their own planned and on-going tests. The International Agency for Research on Cancer makes it easy for duplicative carcinoge-nicity testing to be avoided by informing testing facilities and governments about planned and on-going testing, Federal and international databases.