Chief information officers (21 - 28 of 28 items)
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...
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...
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...
Veterans Benefits: Acquisition of Information Resources for Modernization Is Premature
IMTEC-93-6: Published: Nov 4, 1992. Publicly Released: Dec 9, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Veterans Benefits Administration's (VBA) information systems modernization effort, focusing on whether VBA: (1) will reflect its commitment to migrate to an open systems environment in its modernized system; and (2) procurements in support of the modernization effort duplicated other departmental procurements.GAO found that VBA: (1) has not suf...
Veterans Affairs IRM: Stronger Role Needed for Chief Information Resources Officer
IMTEC-91-51BR: Published: Jul 24, 1991. Publicly Released: Sep 3, 1991.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO: (1) reviewed the status of the Department of Veterans Affairs' (VA) plan for reorganizing its Office of Information Resources Management (IRM); (2) determined the effects of the reorganization on automatic data processing (ADP) acquisition skills; (3) evaluated whether the reorganization was consistent with legal guidelines; and (4) evaluated the involveme...
Strategic Focus Needed to Improve the Coast Guard's Information Resources Management
T-IMTEC-90-7: Published: Apr 24, 1990. Publicly Released: Apr 24, 1990.
GAO discussed the Coast Guard's management of its information resources. GAO noted that the Coast Guard: (1) did not collect pertinent information and make it readily available to units, negatively affecting program operations and management; (2) focused its resolution of information system problems on replacing or upgrading technical system counterparts and did not address its overall information...
Audit and Management Responsibilities for the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1980
116775: Nov 19, 1981
The paperwork burden on the public places a high cost on the economy, individual businesses, public and private institutions, the general public, and the Federal Government. The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1980 is the first piece of legislation that deals with the need for comprehensive management of information and related resources within the Federal Government on a broad and integrated scale. Th...
H.R. 6410, the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1980
111525: Feb 7, 1980
Proposed legislation, H.R. 6410, would create a central office in the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) responsible for setting Government-wide information policies and for providing oversight for the agencies' information management activities. The activities covered by the bill include reports clearance and paperwork control, statistics, privacy, automatic data processing, telecommunications...