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Paperwork Reduction: Little Real Burden Change in Recent Years
PEMD-89-19FS: Published: Jun 14, 1989. Publicly Released: Jul 21, 1989.
In response to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the burden of federal paperwork on respondents, focusing on: (1) how the paperwork burden changed over time; (2) the factors that accounted for any changes; (3) the different effects on some groups; and (4) the reasons for any changes in data collection.GAO found that: (1) there was a 27-percent increase in reported paperwork hour...
Adequacy of Official Information on the U.S. Defense Industrial Base
T-NSIAD-89-40: Published: Jul 18, 1989. Publicly Released: Jul 18, 1989.
GAO discussed the federal government's collection and coordination of data about the U.S defense industrial base. GAO noted that the: (1) federal government lacked a reliable system for identifying foreign dependencies or measuring their impact or extent; and (2) Department of Defense (DOD) used an ineffective, reactive ad hoc approach for data collection and analysis. GAO also noted that efforts...
Export Promotion: Status of Commerce's Worldwide Commercial Information Management System
NSIAD-89-100: Published: Jan 23, 1989. Publicly Released: Jan 23, 1989.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO assessed the U.S. and Foreign Commercial Service's (US&FCS) Commercial Information Management System (CIMS), the International Trade Administration's third attempt to link 126 overseas posts and 48 domestic offices through the development of an automated comprehensive trade information system.GAO found that: (1) all district offices and 21 overseas posts cu...
Information Management: Status of Formerly Approved Paperwork Requests
IMTEC-87-22: Published: Jun 16, 1987. Publicly Released: Jul 17, 1987.
In response to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the extent to which federal agencies are not complying with provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1980 that concern reviewing and renewing information collection requests.GAO noted that: (1) an information collection request is an agency request for the public to provide information, or to maintain certain kinds of records...
ADP, IRM & Telecommunications 1986
IMTEC-87-18: Published: Jul 1, 1987. Publicly Released: Jul 1, 1987.
GAO published its annual bibliography containing information on its documents relating to automatic data processing (ADP), information resource management (IRM), and telecommunications. The materials covered in this bibliography include documents released by GAO during 1986 and earlier documents which were judged appropriate for inclusion in the bibliography. This bibliography represents the total...
Comments on DOD Plan To Improve Technical Data Management
IMTEC-86-14: Published: Jul 28, 1986. Publicly Released: Jul 28, 1986.
As required by the Defense Procurement Reform Act of 1984, GAO evaluated the Secretary of Defense's plan to improve the Department of Defense's (DOD) technical data management system.GAO found that the plan met the act's minimum requirements since it addressed procedures for: (1) indexing, storing, and updating items of technical data in a system; (2) developing a central index and locator system...
Military Exports: Analysis of an Interagency Study on Trade Offsets
NSIAD-86-99BR: Published: Apr 4, 1986. Publicly Released: Apr 10, 1986.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed an interagency study on the impact of trade offsets on defense-related exports.GAO found that: (1) subcontractors, the group most likely to be hurt by trade offsets, were underrepresented in the survey; (2) information from nondefense industries was not gathered, even though nondefense firms can be affected when defense contractors agree to offsets...
ADP, IRM & Telecommunications, 1985
IMTEC-86-9: Published: Mar 1, 1986. Publicly Released: Mar 1, 1986.
A bibliography is presented which includes information on GAO documents which relate to automatic data processing (ADP), information resources management (IRM), and telecommunications. The bibliography included documents released by GAO during 1986 and earlier documents which were judged appropriate for inclusion in the bibliography. The material covered in this bibliography represents the total A...
A Bibliography of Documents Issued by the GAO on Matters Related to: ADP, IRM and Telecommunications
IMTEC-85-9: Published: Apr 1, 1985. Publicly Released: Apr 1, 1985.
A bibliography is presented which includes information on GAO documents which relate to automatic data processing (ADP), information resources management (IRM), and telecommunications. The bibliography included documents released by GAO during 1984 and earlier documents which were judged appropriate for inclusion. The material covered in this bibliography represents the total ADP, IRM, and telecom...
The U.S. Nuclear Materials Information System Can Improve Service to Its User Agencies
NSIAD-85-28: Published: Jan 14, 1985. Publicly Released: Jan 14, 1985.
GAO discussed the Department of Energy's (DOE) computerized transaction file on domestic and international nuclear materials, known as the Nuclear Materials Management and Safeguards System (NMMSS).GAO noted that some NMMSS users do not believe that its data is reasonably accurate and adequate for their purposes. Some of these problems have been recognized and efforts have been made to improve the...