Management information systems (1 - 10 of 20 items)
OPM's Central Personnel Data File: Data Appear Sufficiently Reliable to Meet Most Customer Needs
GGD-98-199: Published: Sep 30, 1998. Publicly Released: Sep 30, 1998.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Office of Personnel Management's (OPM) database of federal civilian employees, the Central Personnel Data File (CPDF), focusing on: (1) the extent to which selected CPDF data elements are accurate, including the data elements used by OPM's Office of the Actuaries for estimating the government's liability for future payments of federal retiremen...
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...
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...
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...
Information Resources: USDA Lacks Data on Major Computer Systems
AIMD-94-31: Published: Oct 21, 1993. Publicly Released: Dec 7, 1993.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Department of Agriculture's (USDA) development of computer systems with life-cycle costs greater than $25 million.GAO found that: (1) USDA has 17 major computer systems under development with total life-cycle costs of $6.3 billion and two other major initiatives in early planning stages; (2) the major information technology modernization progra...
Environmental Protection: EPA's Plans to Improve Longstanding Information Resources Management Problems
AIMD-93-8: Published: Sep 16, 1993. Publicly Released: Oct 21, 1993.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO examined the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) plans to respond to its information resources management (IRM) problems.GAO found that: (1) EPA has several longstanding IRM problems that adversely affect many of its program operations; (2) the EPA Office of Information Resources Management (OIRM), which has overall responsibility for IRM, plans to impl...
Information Dissemination: Case Studies on Electronic Dissemination at Four Agencies
IMTEC-92-6FS: Published: Jul 22, 1992. Publicly Released: Aug 5, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO examined electronic information dissemination processes at four agencies, focusing on the: (1) Department of Agriculture's Computerized Information Delivery Service; (2) National Technical Information Service's Bibliographic Database; (3) Bureau of the Census' general information dissemination program; and (4) National Library of Medicine's Medical Literatu...
Mission Support Project: Analyzing User Requirements for Assignment Management Tasks
OIMC-92-3: Published: Jul 17, 1992. Publicly Released: Jul 17, 1992.
GAO provided updated information on the Mission Support Project, which defines user requirements to streamline assignment tasks and to more easily provide information access. GAO assessed ways that staff complete data collection and analysis tasks to carry out their work more efficiently and effectively...
DOD's JUSTIS Decision
IMTEC-92-47R: Published: Apr 20, 1992. Publicly Released: May 20, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO commented on the Department of Defense's (DOD) decision to terminate the Air Force Joint Uniform Services Technical Information System (JUSTIS) Program. GAO noted that DOD: (1) terminated the JUSTIS Program on the grounds that the Joint Computer-Aided Acquisition and Logistics Support (JCALS) Program could address over 50 percent of JUSTIS program requireme...