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Defense IRM: Strategy Needed for Logistics Information Technology Improvement Efforts
AIMD-97-6: Published: Nov 14, 1996. Publicly Released: Nov 14, 1996.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Department of Defense's (DOD) efforts over the last 4 years to improve its information systems in the depot maintenance, materiel management, and transportation business areas, focusing on whether selected standard information systems will allow DOD to meet its business objective to dramatically improve the efficiency and effectiveness of its l...
Information Management Reform: Effective Implementation Is Essential for Improving Federal Performance
T-AIMD-96-132: Published: Jul 17, 1996. Publicly Released: Jul 17, 1996.
GAO discussed the implementation of the Information Technology (IT) Management Reform Act (ITMRA). GAO noted that: (1) federal agencies have failed to reengineer their business and program delivery processes before acquiring new information systems, which results in costly IT resources; (2) ITMRA should empower federal agencies to make wise acquisitions of IT products and services; (3) lessons lea...
Customs Service Modernization: Strategic Information Management Must Be Improved for National Automation Program to Succeed
AIMD-96-57: Published: May 9, 1996. Publicly Released: May 9, 1996.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Customs Service's efforts to modernize its automated systems, focusing on: (1) the status and adequacy of Customs' implementation of the National Customs Automation Program (NCAP); and (2) whether Customs is using a best-practices approach to improve mission performance through strategic information management and technology in implementing NCA...
Information Resources Management-National Security and International Affairs Issue Area Plan--Fiscal Years 1995-97
IAP-95-4: Published: Mar 1, 1995. Publicly Released: Mar 1, 1995.
GAO provided information on its Information Resources Management-National Security and International Affairs issue area plan for fiscal years 1995 through 1997, focusing on strategic plans to: (1) maximize federal agencies' investment in technology by effectively implementing systems that will support operations and provide returns to taxpayers; and (2) strengthen agencies' financial management pr...
Department of State IRM: Strategic Approach Needed to Better Support Agency Mission and Business Needs
AIMD-95-20: Published: Dec 22, 1994. Publicly Released: Dec 29, 1994.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Department of State's information resources management (IRM) program and ongoing IRM improvement efforts.GAO found that: (1) State has poorly managed its information resources and continues to use inadequate and obsolete information technology, which has resulted in critical information shortfalls and interrupted operations; (2) although State...
Defense Management: Impediments Jeopardize Logistics Corporate Information Management
NSIAD-95-28: Published: Oct 21, 1994. Publicly Released: Oct 28, 1994.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Department of Defense's (DOD) implementation of its Corporate Information Management (CIM) initiative, focusing on: (1) DOD progress in improving the logistics functions and depot maintenance under the initiative; and (2) impediments to further progress in achieving CIM goals.GAO found that: (1) CIM has had little effect on improving DOD materi...
Strategic Information Management (SIM) Self-Assessment Toolkit--Exposure Draft Version 1.0
153193: Oct 28, 1994
GAO published a guide and a self-assessment toolkit to help federal agencies improve their mission performance by adopting and implementing strategic information management practices and technology based on leading private and public-sector organizations' practices...
Paperwork Reduction Act: Opportunity to Strengthen Government's Management of Information and Technology
T-AIMD/GGD-94-126: Published: May 19, 1994. Publicly Released: May 19, 1994.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO discussed the implementation of the Paperwork Reduction Act and the proposed reauthorization compromise. GAO noted that: (1) federal agencies have difficulties in managing and using information technology; (2) the federal government can learn from successful private organizations and state governments on how to manage information technology as an integral p...
Executive Guide: Improving Mission Performance Through Strategic Information Management and Technology
AIMD-94-115ES: Published: May 1, 1994. Publicly Released: May 1, 1994.
GAO published an executive guide on improving mission performance through strategic information management and technology. GAO noted that: (1) new information systems will allow the government to provide higher quality services more effectively, efficiently, and at a lower cost; and (2) the government will need to adopt modern management practices to keep pace with the systems and technologies of...
HUD Information Resources: Strategic Focus and Improved Management Controls Needed
AIMD-94-34: Published: Apr 14, 1994. Publicly Released: Apr 14, 1994.
GAO reviewed the effectiveness of the Department of Housing and Urban Development's (HUD) information resources management (IRM) program, focusing on whether: (1) IRM planning and data management are adequate to support HUD missions and strategic objectives; (2) HUD computer security programs adequately protect sensitive systems; and (3) efforts to integrate and strengthen financial management sys...