Information systems (51 - 60 of 149 items)
AID IRM Planning
AIMD-95-213R: Published: Aug 4, 1995. Publicly Released: Aug 4, 1995.
GAO reviewed the Agency for International Development's (AID) management of its information resources and accounting systems. GAO noted that: (1) AID automated information resources planning is not adequately coordinated and there is limited central oversight and management control for AID system initiatives; (2) AID does not have accurate information on its systems' plans and requirements; (3) th...
IRM-RCED Issue Area Plan--Fiscal Years 1994-96
IAP-95-17: Published: Aug 1, 1995. Publicly Released: Aug 1, 1995.
GAO provided information on its Information Resources Management (IRM)-Resources, Community, and Economic Development issue area plan for fiscal years 1994 through 1996.GAO plans to: (1) evaluate the Federal Aviation Agency's Standard Terminal Automation Replacement System and Oceanic Automation System; (2) assess the Department of Agriculture's (USDA) implementation of its Modernization of Admini...
Information Resources Management Policy and Issues Issue Area: Active Assignments
AA-95-31(3): Published: Jul 1, 1995. Publicly Released: Jul 1, 1995.
GAO provided information on its active assignments in the Information Resources Management Policy and Issues issue area as of July 6, 1995...
Paperwork Reduction Act: Reauthorization Can Strengthen Government's Management of Information and Technology
T-AIMD/GGD-95-80: Published: Feb 7, 1995. Publicly Released: Feb 7, 1995.
GAO discussed draft legislation reauthorizing the Paperwork Reduction Act, focusing on the government's role in limiting the paperwork burden on individuals and businesses. GAO noted that: (1) most federal agencies have invested in costly information systems that have produced minimal operational improvements; (2) federal agencies still lack the essential information to manage programs, control co...
DOD's CALS Initiative
AIMD-94-197R: Published: Sep 30, 1994. Publicly Released: Oct 10, 1994.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Department of Defense's (DOD) Continuous Acquisition and Life-Cycle Support (CALS) initiative, focusing on: (1) two key CALS programs; (2) the impact of the Automated Document Conversion System (ADCS) on the initiative; and (3) the justification for using noncompetitive procedures to expand the Army-specific CALS contract to a DOD-wide scope. G...
IRM Strategic Plan: September 1994
OIMC-94-12: Published: Sep 1, 1994. Publicly Released: Sep 1, 1994.
GAO presented its information resources management (IRM) strategic plan, focusing on: (1) how its mission will be supported by its IRM strategy; and (2) the adequacy of its existing information tools and systems. GAO noted that: (1) the goal of its IRM strategic plan is to allow GAO work groups to be more self-sufficient in meeting the information requirements of their jobs; (2) while defining GAO...
HRIS Human Resource Information System User Guide Version 1.0
OIMC-94-9: Published: Jun 1, 1994. Publicly Released: Jun 1, 1994.
GAO published a user's guide for its Human Resource Information System which supports its personnel, training, staffing, performance review, and rewards functions...
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...
Defense Management: Stronger Support Needed for Corporate Information Management Initiative to Succeed
AIMD/NSIAD-94-101: Published: Apr 12, 1994. Publicly Released: Apr 12, 1994.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Department of Defense's (DOD) efforts in implementing the Corporate Information Management Initiative (CIM), focusing on the progress made toward improving DOD business processes and information systems.GAO found that: (1) the results of DOD efforts to change its business processes, standardize and integrate data, and improve its information sy...
AIMD-94-69R: Published: Feb 15, 1994. Publicly Released: Feb 15, 1994.
GAO responded to a request from the Bureau of the Census about whether Census's travel order system, which uses electronic techniques to identify the individuals processing a travel order, is required to meet GAO requirements for electronic signatures. GAO noted that its criteria for electronic signatures do not apply to the Census travel order system, since: (1) Census still requires a handwritte...