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The U.S. Nuclear Materials Information System Can Improve Service to Its User Agencies
NSIAD-85-28: Published: Jan 14, 1985. Publicly Released: Jan 14, 1985.
GAO discussed the Department of Energy's (DOE) computerized transaction file on domestic and international nuclear materials, known as the Nuclear Materials Management and Safeguards System (NMMSS).GAO noted that some NMMSS users do not believe that its data is reasonably accurate and adequate for their purposes. Some of these problems have been recognized and efforts have been made to improve the...
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...
The Air Force Can Improve Its Maintenance Information Systems
GGD-83-20: Published: Jan 25, 1983. Publicly Released: Feb 25, 1983.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed certain maintenance activities at the Air Force to identify where information technology can benefit agencies in terms of economy and efficiency. The review suggested ways to improve Air Force maintenance information management, as well as the Air Force information management program.GAO found that the Air Force spends millions of dollars on dat...
Computer Assisted Telephone Interviewing
PAD-79-70A: Published: Sep 1, 1979. Publicly Released: Sep 1, 1979.
One line of effort of the Evaluation Guidelines and Methodology issue area is identifying and developing methods to improve the conduct of Federal evaluation studies. Among other tasks, this involves conducting studies which focus on an identified need and potential methods to satisfy it. Much of the value of these studies lies in their survey nature. A potentially useful off-the-shelf method avai...
Records Management: A Blueprint for Tomorrow
094698: Oct 9, 1978
The amount of internal Government paperwork; the amount of paperwork required of business, State and local governments, and individuals; and the need for preserving individual privacy in Federal records systems were discussed. New technologies and greater demand for personal information by Federal agencies have raised serious questions regarding the potential for invasion of individual privacy. Co...