Information resources management (61 - 70 of 76 items)
Federal Information Resources Management Act (S. 1742)
T-IMTEC-90-3: Published: Feb 21, 1990. Publicly Released: Feb 21, 1990.
GAO discussed proposed legislation and recent activities regarding federal paperwork reduction and comprehensive information management. GAO noted that: (1) the proposed legislation would encourage effective information management by directing each agency's chief information official to establish formal training programs; (2) federal agencies needed to adopt a strategic approach in developing info...
Problems With Commerce's Worldwide Commercial Information Management System
T-NSIAD-90-6: Published: Nov 1, 1989. Publicly Released: Nov 1, 1989.
GAO discussed the U.S. and Foreign Commercial Service's (US&FCS) Commercial Information Management System (CIMS). GAO noted that CIMS: (1) development funds were inadequate; (2) hardware deficiencies limited the US&FCS staff's file access; (3) software design deficiencies and complexities hindered immediate responses to customers' requests; (4) software development was suspended because Commerce's...
Information Management: Issues Important to Farmers Home Administration Systems Modernization
IMTEC-89-64: Published: Aug 21, 1989. Publicly Released: Aug 21, 1989.
GAO evaluated the Farmers Home Administration's (FmHA) plans to modernize its automated systems, focusing on whether its approach addressed the problems it encountered in past efforts, as well as problems that other federal agencies encountered in their modernization programs.GAO found that: (1) although FmHA developed a strategic plan to guide the modernization program, the program's success depe...
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...
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...
Information Value/Computer Matching of Data
088041: Mar 27, 1985
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Information Value and Cost Measures for Use as Management Tools
125267: Jul 1, 1984
This article presented approaches for establishing and measuring the value and cost of information and how this analysis can be used as a management tool in information resource management. Also, some information problems and how they reduce information value and increase its costs were discussed...
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...