Our objective was to determine whether SSA has a strategic plan to convert its legacy application programs to a more modernized programming language.
Strengthen Strategic and Tactical Planning
Good Morning, Chairman Grassley, Senator Baucus, Members of the Senate Finance Committee. I am pleased to be here today to be a part of the discussion on Administrative Challenges Facing the Social Security Administration. While there are varous challenges that SSA faces, I would like to specifically focus on the issue of unauthorized workers in the U.S. and how it contributes to one of SSA's greatest challenges - erroneous wage reports held in SSA's Earnings Suspense File (ESF).
SSA estimates that 80 million individuals, most from the baby boomer generation, will file for benefits over the next 20 years. The population applying for benefits will expect SSA to provide a greater number of services electronically. SSA realizes that it needs to rely more on technology not only to meet customer expectations, but to keep up with a rising workload.
The Social Security Administration's Software Modernization and Use of Common Business Oriented LanguageDATE: Thursday, May 17, 2012
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Tuesday, March 14, 2006