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Status of Open Recommendations: Improving Justice, General Government, Financial and Information Management, and Evaluation Programs
OP-92-1D: Published: Jan 15, 1992. Publicly Released: Jan 15, 1992.
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...
144373: Jul 1, 1991
GAO presented information on its Office of Information Management and Communications' missions, focusing on its seven centers, including the: (1) Acquisition and Contract Services Center; (2) Corporate Systems Center; (3) Information Services Center; (4) Publishing and Communications Center; (5) Records Management Center; (6) Telecommunications Services Center; and (7) Workgroup Systems Center...
Ineffective Information Management Impedes EPA's Enforcement Mission and Cross-Media Initiatives
T-IMTEC-91-16: Published: Jun 19, 1991. Publicly Released: Jun 19, 1991.
GAO discussed the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) efforts to develop information systems to meet enforcement users' needs for information that cut across such environmental media as air, water, solid waste, pesticides, and toxic substances. GAO noted that: (1) two of the three mission-critical information systems EPA was developing to provide the capability to collect data for enforcement,...
Strategic Plan: Information Management and Technology Issue Area Plan
542805: Jun 1, 1988
GAO presented its issue area plan for information management and technology. The plan's goals include: (1) examining the effectiveness of oversight of agencies' information management activities; (2) assessing agencies' acquisition and management of computer and telecommunications resources; and (3) promoting more efficient, effective, and economical use of information technology. The plan will sp...
Information Management: Criteria for Assessing Agency Performance Are Limited
IMTEC-87-43BR: Published: Sep 24, 1987. Publicly Released: Oct 27, 1987.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO evaluated the effectiveness of actions federal agencies have taken to implement the Paperwork Reduction Act's information resources management requirements.GAO found that: (1) some federal agencies continue to have information resources management problems; and (2) agency criteria for compliance focus on specific agency responsibilities described in the act...
Status of the Statistical Community After Sustaining Budget Reductions
IMTEC-84-17: Published: Jul 18, 1984. Publicly Released: Jul 18, 1984.
GAO reviewed changes made by prominent federal statistical agencies to accommodate budget reductions initiated in the early 1980's to determine: (1) program and activity changes from 1980 through the budget authorization for fiscal year (FY) 1984; (2) the rationale for the changes; and (3) the effect of the changes on statistical programs and activities.Although program reductions made by the stat...
Better Information Management Could Alleviate Oversight Problems With the GSA Construction Program
PLRD-82-87: Published: Jul 9, 1982. Publicly Released: Jul 19, 1982.
GAO was asked to review the General Services Administration's (GSA) Public Buildings Service's ability to provide accurate and timely information on construction.GAO found that information on project cost, scope, and schedule variances is not routinely provided to congressional committees or GSA top management, nor is it accurate or timely. This lack of information prevents Congress from effective...