Program management (91 - 100 of 355 items)
Reliable Financial Information: A Key to Effective Program Management and Accountability
158699: Jan 1, 1997
GAO presented information on the need for reliable financial information systems for formulating budgets, managing government program operations, and making difficult policy and program decisions...
Status of Convention Center Project
AIMD-96-44R: Published: Feb 21, 1996. Publicly Released: Feb 21, 1996.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the status of the District of Columbia's convention center project, focusing on the: (1) predevelopment and capital project costs; (2) project's financing; (3) revenues generated from dedicated taxes; and (4) project's timetable for completion. GAO noted that: (1) the District estimated predevelopment and capital project costs at abo...
GPRA Performance Reports
GGD-96-66R: Published: Feb 14, 1996. Publicly Released: Feb 14, 1996.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO presented its initial observations on selected agencies' implementation of the Government Performance and Results Act. GAO noted that: (1) among the 13 pilot projects selected for review, there are some individual practices that can enhance the general usefulness of future performance reports to decisionmakers and the public; (2) these practices include d...
Program Consolidation: Budgetary Implications and Other Issues
T-AIMD-95-145: Published: May 23, 1995. Publicly Released: May 23, 1995.
GAO discussed federal program consolidation. GAO noted that: (1) program consolidations can increase efficiency and improve performance to the benefit of all program constituents; (2) many programs have similar and overlapping goals, target populations, and services; (3) program consolidations could reduce federal and nonfederal costs, improve administration and service delivery, and eliminate dup...
Attack Warning: Status of the Cheyenne Mountain Upgrade Program
AIMD-94-175: Published: Sep 1, 1994. Publicly Released: Sep 1, 1994.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Air Force's Cheyenne Mountain Upgrade (CMU) program, focusing on the: (1) current cost and schedule for the CMU program; (2) status of CMU subsystems development and performance; (3) status of the integration of CMU systems; and (4) management issues affecting future CMU development.GAO found that: (1) the CMU program continues to experience co...
El Salvador: Implementation of Post-War Programs Slower Than Expected
NSIAD-94-10: Published: Jan 18, 1994. Publicly Released: Jan 31, 1994.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the El Salvadoran government's implementation of mandated programs to rebuild the country's social, economic, and political structures, focusing on the: (1) programs' estimated implementation costs; (2) availability of funds to finance the programs; and (3) status of three of the mandated programs.GAO found that: (1) the Salvadoran government will...
Tax Systems Modernization: Comments on IRS' Fiscal Year 1994 Budget Request
T-IMTEC-93-6: Published: Apr 27, 1993. Publicly Released: Apr 27, 1993.
GAO discussed the Internal Revenue Service's (IRS) Tax Systems Modernization (TSM) program's fiscal year (FY) 1994 budget. GAO noted that: (1) the FY 1994 TSM budget will increase 25 percent and total $717 million; (2) over 80 percent of the TSM budget is for equipment and services and significant increases in staff; (3) the appropriateness of TSM funding is questionable because IRS has not suffic...
PEMD-93-10R: Published: Nov 16, 1992. Publicly Released: Nov 16, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO assessed the progress and results of the Amerasian Homecoming Act, focusing on: (1) the process whereby eligible Amerasians and their families first become participants in the program in Vietnam; and (2) the outcomes for Amerasians and their families after resettlement has taken place. GAO noted that: (1) the program has successfully processed a large numbe...
OMB's High Risk Program: Benefits Found but Greater Oversight Needed
AFMD-92-63: Published: Aug 6, 1992. Publicly Released: Sep 21, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) high-risk program, focusing on: (1) the involvement of high-level government officials in the program; (2) the accuracy of program progress and status information presented in the President's fiscal year 1993 budget; and (3) OMB general management, organization, staffing, and recordkeeping practices for t...
Strategic Defense Initiative: 15-Year Funding Requirements
NSIAD-92-92FS: Published: Feb 24, 1992. Publicly Released: Mar 5, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the Strategic Defense Initiative Organization's (SDIO) estimated funding requirements through fiscal year (FY) 2005 for: (1) the Global Protection Against Limited Strikes (GPALS) System's global, national, and theatre segments; (2) major weapon and sensor projects within each segment; (3) technology development; and (4) management an...