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The Social Security Administration in 1
zation Plan (SMP), designed to restructure
handling systems. The agency told Congress
there might be serious disruption of its serv
fare of millions of Americans. The SMP wae
information projects ever undertaken; it has
with projected costs currently estimated at
The disruption of services that the Socik
1982 has been averted, but the SMP and its
ject of continuing controversy and criticism w
gressional oversight committees. The Social S
major procurements in fiscal year 1987 that a:
In this special report, OTA examines the
embodied in the SMP and the progress that
has made toward its implementation. The re
problems faced by both SSA and other Feder
pendent on communications and information
OTA appreciates the participation of the
ticipants, Federal agency officials, and inte
this report would not have been possible. TI
responsibility of OTA, not of those who advise
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United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment. The Social Security Administration and information technology: special report, report, October 1986; [Washington D.C.]. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc39627/m1/3/: accessed October 23, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.