Analysis of Trends in SAI Japan’s Findings Read full summary in English
2014 report autoID-BAJ:20141014121151
Analysis of IT audit cases by Board of Audit of Japan in years 2004-12.
- Hardware not set up or software does not work
- System used for different purposes or improper data input
- Poor initial assessment: system turned out to be unwanted or not needed
- 28 cases of not frequently used IT systems
- Unnecessary parts bought
- Too high price or ungrounded additional charges
- Unncecessary tests and delivery costs
- 14 cases of uneconomical acquisition
- Too high specifications
- Too high estimated price
- Unnecessary facility maintained or payment for non-existing service
- 12 cases of overpaymen for maintenance of IT systems
The risk cases visible on this page are collected and described by the e-Government Subgroup of the EUROSAI IT Working Group in contact with author Supreme Audit Institutions (SAI). In the same way, analytical assumptions and headings are chosen by the Subgroup. We encourage you to read the original texts by SAIs - to be found in the linked files.