Audit report: the US Department of Energy's procurement and assistance data system

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The Procurement and Assistance Data System (PADS) is the Department's official computerized system maintained to collect, track, and report Department of Energy procurement and financial assistance actions. The system stores information used to (1) monitor procurement and financial assistance processes, awards, and administration; (2) provide required recurring reports to the Office of Management and Budget, General Services Administration, Department of Commerce, and Small Business Administration; and (3) satisfy Freedom of Information Act and congressional requests and other public inquiries. The objectives of this audit were to determine whether the system (1) contained accurate, complete, and current data, (2) met user ... continued below

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Friedman, Gregory H. January 1, 1999.

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The Procurement and Assistance Data System (PADS) is the Department's official computerized system maintained to collect, track, and report Department of Energy procurement and financial assistance actions. The system stores information used to (1) monitor procurement and financial assistance processes, awards, and administration; (2) provide required recurring reports to the Office of Management and Budget, General Services Administration, Department of Commerce, and Small Business Administration; and (3) satisfy Freedom of Information Act and congressional requests and other public inquiries. The objectives of this audit were to determine whether the system (1) contained accurate, complete, and current data, (2) met user needs and regulatory requirements and (3) met generally accepted system practices for development and operation. The review was part of the Office of Inspector General's continuing work with respect to the agency's information systems and compliance with the Government and Performance Results Act of 1993.

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16 p.

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Paper copy available from OSTI until supply depleted. Also at http://www.hr.doe.ig, DOE Human Resources and Administration Home Page; OSTI as DE00006663

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Friedman, Gregory H. Audit report: the US Department of Energy's procurement and assistance data system, report, January 1, 1999; United States. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc702961/: accessed January 22, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.