Information management (111 - 120 of 182 items)
Commerce: Information Management
IMTEC-93-21R: Published: Feb 26, 1993. Publicly Released: Feb 26, 1993.
GAO reviewed information resources management (IRM) at the Department of Commerce, focusing on the operations of the Office of Information Resources Management (OIRM). GAO found that: (1) various bureaus within Commerce are responsible for IRM; (2) in general, Commerce staff believed OIRM has helped improve the acquisition of information resources; (3) OIRM did not oversee IRM systems after their...
Status of Open Recommendations: Improving Justice, General Government, Financial and Information Management, and Evaluation Programs
OP-93-1D: Published: Jan 15, 1993. Publicly Released: Jan 15, 1993.
GAO reported on the conclusions and recommendations resulting from its audits and other reviews of federal departments and agencies. Information is presented on those recommendations in the areas of justice, general government, financial and information management, and evaluation on which no satisfactory legislative or administrative actions have been completed. They are submitted for use in congr...
Information Management and Technology Issues
OCG-93-5TR: Published: Dec 1, 1992. Publicly Released: Dec 1, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO discussed widespread weaknesses in federal information resources management.GAO found that: (1) the government is falling behind the private sector in using information technology to streamline its operations and improve service to the public; (2) agencies may lack the essential information needed to manage programs effectively; (3) projects have run into s...
OCG-93-2TR: Published: Dec 1, 1992. Publicly Released: Dec 1, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO discussed the federal government's need to increase investment, both public and private.GAO found that: (1) during the last two decades, growth in U.S. productivity has slowed substantially; (2) U.S. investment is at its lowest level in three decades; (3) the federal government's impact on state and local governments and the private sector in the last decad...
Defense ADP: Corporate Information Management Must Overcome Major Problems
IMTEC-92-77: Published: Sep 14, 1992. Publicly Released: Oct 15, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO assessed the Department of Defense's (DOD) progress in implementing the Corporate Information Management (CIM) initiative, which will help DOD streamline operations and manage resources more efficiently.GAO found that: (1) CIM is the largest information-management initiative ever undertaken; (2) the success of CIM is threatened by DOD inability to change lo...
Information Resources Management: Initial Steps Taken But More Improvements Needed in AID's IRM Program
IMTEC-92-64: Published: Sep 29, 1992. Publicly Released: Sep 29, 1992.
GAO reviewed the Agency for International Development's (AID) information resources management (IRM) program, focusing on: (1) whether the program meets federal IRM quality criteria; and (2) strategic IRM planning efforts to address IRM deficiencies and requirements.GAO found that: (1) the AID IRM program attempts to provide quality information to support agency operations and fulfill reporting re...
Air Force ADP: Status of Logistics Modernization Projects and CIM Impacts
IMTEC-92-66: Published: Jul 30, 1992. Publicly Released: Aug 31, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Air Force Materiel Command's (AFMC) 14 major logistics system modernization projects, focusing on: (1) the status of those projects; (2) whether the Air Force has evaluated any benefits derived from the completed systems; and (3) the impact that the Department of Defense's Corporate Information Management Initiative (CIM) has had on those proje...
EOS Data Policy: Questions Remain About U.S. Commercial Access
IMTEC-92-44: Published: Jun 25, 1992. Publicly Released: Jun 29, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the National Aeronautics and Space Administration's (NASA) planned Earth Observing System (EOS), focusing on NASA policies and international principles governing U.S. commercial access to information collected by EOS satellites.GAO found that: (1) consistent with the Landsat Act, NASA plans a two-tiered access system, free for research, operational...
Attack Warning: Lack of System Architecture Contributes to Major Development Problems
IMTEC-92-52: Published: Jun 11, 1992. Publicly Released: Jun 11, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO examined Air Force activities under the Cheyenne Mountain Upgrade (CMU) program, which is intended to modernize computer systems that provide critical strategic surveillance, attack warning, and assessment information to U.S. and Canadian leaders.GAO found that: (1) the Air Force is currently developing the CMU program as five individual subsystems without...
Strategic Information Planning: Framework for Designing and Developing System Architectures
IMTEC-92-51: Published: Jun 1, 1992. Publicly Released: Jun 1, 1992.
GAO provided a generic framework for systematically analyzing, designing, and developing open and flexible information system architectures that can be used to meet various information processing needs.GAO noted that the framework is intended for use by GAO staff in evaluating federal agencies' information systems acquisition and development processes, but could be useful to others as a guide for...