Information management (101 - 110 of 182 items)
Defense Management: Stronger Support Needed for Corporate Information Management Initiative to Succeed
AIMD/NSIAD-94-101: Published: Apr 12, 1994. Publicly Released: Apr 12, 1994.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Department of Defense's (DOD) efforts in implementing the Corporate Information Management Initiative (CIM), focusing on the progress made toward improving DOD business processes and information systems.GAO found that: (1) the results of DOD efforts to change its business processes, standardize and integrate data, and improve its information sy...
Information Management: Need for a Chief Information Officer for the General Services Administration
T-AIMD-94-98: Published: Mar 24, 1994. Publicly Released: Mar 24, 1994.
GAO discussed the need for establishing a chief information officer within the General Services Administration (GSA). GAO noted that: (1) federal agencies have not kept pace with the evolution of management practices necessary to control and apply information technology and have not developed the basic infrastructure needed to apply good management practices; (2) system weaknesses at many agencies...
Defense IRM: Management Commitment Needed to Achieve Defense Data Administration Goals
AIMD-94-14: Published: Jan 21, 1994. Publicly Released: Feb 7, 1994.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Department of Defense's (DOD) efforts to improve defense data administration and progress in implementing the Corporate Information Management (CIM) initiative.GAO found that: (1) poor DOD data administration practices and a lack of data standards have increased costs and hindered DOD information management capabilities, information exchanges,...
Videoconferencing Program Assessment Report
OIMC-94-7: Published: Feb 4, 1994. Publicly Released: Feb 4, 1994.
GAO assessed its use of videoconferencing in performing its mission during 1993. GAO noted that: (1) many conference session leaders felt that videoconferencing was an effective means to accomplish the GAO mission; (2) about half the video conferences were devoted to job performance and other mission-related purposes; (3) a large, diverse group of GAO staff used the videoconferencing network; (4)...
Defense IRM: Business Strategy Needed for Electronic Data Interchange Program
AIMD-94-17: Published: Dec 9, 1993. Publicly Released: Dec 17, 1993.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Department of Defense's (DOD) management of its Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) program, focusing on: (1) estimated cost savings and business goals; and (2) components' implementation of EDI as part of the Corporate Information Management (CIM) initiative's business process reengineering efforts.GAO found that: (1) DOD has initiated EDI to cr...
JSS: Job Start Software Version 2.0 User Guide
OPP-93-2: Published: Jul 1, 1993. Publicly Released: Jul 1, 1993.
GAO published a user guide for its Job Start Software to be used by evaluators-in-charge and team members to prepare job start forms and Mission Assignment and Tracking System Job initiation reports, division management to approve jobs and maintain a job information database, and the Office of Program Planning to receive and forward approved job start forms to the Job Starts Group...
Defense: Health Care
IMTEC-93-29R: Published: Jun 3, 1993. Publicly Released: Jun 3, 1993.
GAO reviewed the implementation of the Department of Defense's (DOD) Corporate Information Management (CIM) initiative in military health services. GAO noted that: (1) CIM provides an opportunity for the military to systematically reengineer the way it delivers health care services; (2) DOD has not developed a systemwide strategic plan with measureable goals and objectives to guide the restructuri...
Treasury Automation: Automated Auction System May Not Achieve Benefits or Operate Properly
IMTEC-93-28: Published: Apr 27, 1993. Publicly Released: Apr 27, 1993.
GAO reviewed the Department of the Treasury's efforts to automate its debt securities auctions, focusing on: (1) how the Treasury Automated Auction Processing System (TAAPS) will automate the auction process for large dealers; (2) whether TAAPS will increase detection of misconduct and reduce auction processing time; and (3) Treasury actions to control the system's operating risks.GAO found that:...
Preparing Publications for Typesetting
OIMC-12.14.1: Published: Apr 1, 1993. Publicly Released: Apr 1, 1993.
GAO presented the Publishing and Communications Center's revised manual on preparing publications for typesetting, focusing on how to: (1) convert documents produced on WordPerfect 5.1 and prepare them for typesetting; (2) prepare document covers, sections, chapters, and other report contents for publication; and (3) prepare document tables and visuals for typesetting...
Environmental Protection: EPA's Actions to Improve Longstanding Information Management Weaknesses
T-IMTEC-93-4: Published: Mar 29, 1993. Publicly Released: Mar 29, 1993.
GAO discussed information resources management (IRM) at the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). GAO noted that: (1) EPA has hundreds of district information systems with their own structures and purposes; (2) many of the EPA automated systems are too difficult to use or ill-designed to measure and assess environmental results; (3) data problems reflect EPA deficiencies in adhering to existing g...