||Environmental Protection Agency 1981-1990 ADP Requirements Study. Conversion Study, Technical Report.
||Informatics, Inc., Rockville, Md.;Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, D.C. Management Information and Data Systems Div.;General Services Administration, Washington, D.C.
||TR-77-1942-11; GS-03S-46908; EPA/MIDS-19;
Data processing equipment ;
Computer networks ;
Cost effectiveness ;
Management planning ;
National government ;
Environmental Protection Agency ;
Zero base budgeting ;
Geographic areas ;
Remote terminals ;
Long range planning
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This document is the Conversion Study Report and represents the impact upon EPA of converting existing ADP activities operated at the IBM and UNIVAC facilities to upgraded hardware of either the same type or other types. In addition, this document identifies the specific information which must be made available to the system design contractors in order to determine the total cost of their alternative design concepts. This document in conjunction with the Consolidated System Study and the Consolidated Telecommunications Study, represent the EPA statement of needs for the current and future time periods. The contents of this document address the following: Identification of conversion workload factors; Application of these factors to current systems; Planned or developmental systems for operation prior to conversion; Projected conversion workload and costs based on 1981 workload values, as projected by the Consolidated System Study; Planning considerations for the conversion process.