Information systems (41 - 50 of 51 items)
Information Systems: Veterans Administration Information Resources Management Is Improving
IMTEC-88-17: Published: Jan 27, 1988. Publicly Released: Jan 27, 1988.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO evaluated the Veterans Administration's (VA) management of information resources, focusing on its progress in: (1) overseeing systems development; (2) reducing data duplication and increasing data sharing; (3) upgrading its telecommunications system; and (4) training users of automatic data processing (ADP) systems.GAO found that VA had: (1) pursued in-hous...
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...
ADP, IRM & Telecommunications, 1985
IMTEC-86-9: Published: Mar 1, 1986. Publicly Released: Mar 1, 1986.
A bibliography is presented which includes information on GAO documents which relate to automatic data processing (ADP), information resources management (IRM), and telecommunications. The bibliography included documents released by GAO during 1986 and earlier documents which were judged appropriate for inclusion in the bibliography. The material covered in this bibliography represents the total A...
The Veterans Administration's Organizational Structure for Managing Computer Resources Complies With the Paperwork Reduction Act
IMTEC-85-6: Published: Mar 21, 1985. Publicly Released: Apr 19, 1985.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Veterans Administration's (VA) current organizational structure for managing computer resources to determine whether VA was complying with the Paperwork Reduction Act. Under the act, each federal agency must designate one senior official to manage the agency's computer resources, and there was concern that VA had designated two officials instea...
A Bibliography of Documents Issued by the GAO on Matters Related to: ADP, IRM and Telecommunications
IMTEC-85-9: Published: Apr 1, 1985. Publicly Released: Apr 1, 1985.
A bibliography is presented which includes information on GAO documents which relate to automatic data processing (ADP), information resources management (IRM), and telecommunications. The bibliography included documents released by GAO during 1984 and earlier documents which were judged appropriate for inclusion. The material covered in this bibliography represents the total ADP, IRM, and telecom...
Better Management of Information Resources at the Bureau of Indian Affairs Could Reduce Waste and Improve Productivity
IMTEC-85-1: Published: Dec 21, 1984. Publicly Released: Dec 21, 1984.
GAO reviewed the Bureau of Indian Affairs' (BIA) information resources management (IRM) program to determine: (1) the extent to which BIA is using modern technology to help employees reduce costs and improve productivity; and (2) how effectively BIA manages its automatic data processing (ADP) equipment, information systems, and forms.GAO found that, although Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a...
Views of GAO on the Information Resources Management Principles Established by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1980
115376: May 20, 1981
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1980 is landmark legislation with tremendous potential for improving the Federal Government's information management activities. As an early supporter of the Act, GAO participated extensively in efforts leading to its passage. While the legislation initially stemmed from a growing concern about paperwork burdens imposed on the public, during the legislative process C...
Stronger Management of EPA's Information Resources Is Critical To Meeting Program Needs
CED-80-18: Published: Mar 10, 1980. Publicly Released: Mar 10, 1980.
A GAO review identified the problems that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) was experiencing in managing and using its information and computer resources. Since EPA is an information-intensive agency, its information resources, including automatic data processing (ADP), are critical to the success of all program activities.Some EPA information resources management problems include little t...
Better Information Management Policies Needed: A Study of Scientific and Technical Bibliographic Services
PSAD-79-62: Published: Aug 6, 1979. Publicly Released: Aug 6, 1979.
The Federal Government needs to recognize the value of the scientific, technical, and other specialized information it produces and take steps to manage it as carefully as it does other valuable resources. A study was made of the biblographic systems of 38 information centers in five agencies. The study confirmed the need for better information management cited in many reports over the past decade...