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Information Value/Computer Matching of Data
088041: Mar 27, 1985
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Federal Agencies Could Save Time and Money With Better Computer Software Alternatives
AFMD-83-29: Published: May 20, 1983. Publicly Released: May 20, 1983.
GAO undertook a review to identify: (1) problems federal agencies have in satisfying their application software needs; (2) options available to agencies in acquiring application software; (3) whether agencies are taking advantage of the most beneficial options; and (4) recommendations to help satisfy federal software needs faster and more economically.GAO found a number of methods that can reduce...
The OMB Efforts To Develop and Augment the Federal Information Locator System Have Not Met Congressional Expectations
GGD-82-76: Published: Jun 17, 1982. Publicly Released: Jul 14, 1982.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO examined the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) efforts to develop the Federal Information Locator System (FILS).OMB did not develop and have the FILS operational by the April 1, 1982, deadline. The factors contributing to the deadline's not being met included: (1) Congress not appropriating the funds needed to develop and operate the FILS in fiscal ye...
Update on Previous GAO Findings, Observations, and Recommendations Concerning the Freedom of Information Act
LCD-80-103: Published: Aug 13, 1980. Publicly Released: Aug 22, 1980.
Several questions were asked regarding selected previous GAO findings concerning the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). Previously, GAO stated that the reasons citizens were not exercisng their FOIA rights as had been expected may have been due to disinterest or a lack of awareness of the Act and how it can be used. While the Act was generally effective for meeting congressional policy on openess...
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...
Improved Executive Branch Oversight Needed for the Government's National Security Information Classification Program
LCD-78-125: Published: Mar 9, 1979. Publicly Released: Mar 9, 1979.
There is a need for better control of the government's classification program, particularly as to classifying less information and declassifying it sooner. The National Security Council (NSC) was directed to monitor implementation of the National Security Information Classification Program with the assistance of an Interagency Classification Review Committee (ICRC). An evaluation of the ICRC monit...