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


  • Author: Friedman, Gregory H.
    Creator Type: Personal


  • Sponsor: USDOE Office of the Inspector General (IG) (United States)
    Contributor Type: Organization


  • Name: USDOE Office of Inspector General, Office of Audit Services, Washington, DC (United States)
    Place of Publication: United States


  • Creation: 1999-01-01


  • English


  • Content Description: 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.
  • Physical Description: 16 p.


  • Keyword: Financing
  • Keyword: Management
  • Keyword: Information Systems
  • STI Subject Categories: 99 General And Miscellaneous//Mathematics, Computing, And Information Science
  • Keyword: Compliance
  • Keyword: Trade
  • Keyword: Awards
  • Keyword: Procurement
  • Keyword: Audits
  • Keyword: Monitors
  • Keyword: Performance


  • Other Information: PBD: 1 Jan 1999


  • Name: Office of Scientific & Technical Information Technical Reports
    Code: OSTI


  • Name: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
    Code: UNTGD

Resource Type

  • Report


  • Text


  • Report No.: DOE/IG-0436
  • DOI: 10.2172/6663
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 6663
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc702961


  • Display Note: Paper copy available from OSTI until supply depleted. Also at, DOE Human Resources and Administration Home Page; OSTI as DE00006663
  • Display Note: Medium: P; Size: 16 pages