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Department of Energy: Better Information Resources Management Needed to Accomplish Missions
IMTEC-92-53: Published: Sep 29, 1992. Publicly Released: Sep 29, 1992.
GAO reviewed the Department of Energy's (DOE) information resources management (IRM) program in selected mission areas, focusing on whether: (1) information shortfalls interfere with fulfillment of managers' responsibilities; (2) DOE strategic IRM planning is linked to strategic mission planning; and (3) management control over acquisition and operation of information systems ensures compliance wi...
Air Force ADP: Status of Logistics Modernization Projects and CIM Impacts
IMTEC-92-66: Published: Jul 30, 1992. Publicly Released: Aug 31, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Air Force Materiel Command's (AFMC) 14 major logistics system modernization projects, focusing on: (1) the status of those projects; (2) whether the Air Force has evaluated any benefits derived from the completed systems; and (3) the impact that the Department of Defense's Corporate Information Management Initiative (CIM) has had on those proje...
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...
Information Resources: Summary of Federal Agencies' Information Resources Management Problems
IMTEC-92-13FS: Published: Feb 13, 1992. Publicly Released: Apr 8, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on federal agency information resources management (IRM) problems documented in previous GAO reports.GAO found that: (1) 132 of the 192 reports that the GAO Information Management and Technology Division issued between October 1, 1988 and May 31, 1991, identified one or more IRM-related problems; and (2) the most common IRM problem that...
Status of Open Recommendations: Improving Justice, General Government, Financial and Information Management, and Evaluation Programs
OP-92-1D: Published: Jan 15, 1992. Publicly Released: Jan 15, 1992.
GAO reported on the conclusions and recommendations resulting from its audits and other reviews of federal departments and agencies. Information is presented on those recommendations in the areas of justice, general government, financial and information management, and evaluation on which no satisfactory legislative or administrative actions have been completed. They are submitted for use in congr...
Federal Records: Document Removal by Agency Heads Needs Independent Oversight
GGD-91-117: Published: Aug 30, 1991. Publicly Released: Sep 24, 1991.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed whether current laws adequately protect federal records and the information they contain when senior federal officials remove documents upon leaving office.GAO found that: (1) current procedures used to review document removal by agency heads are not adequate to ensure that the government's interests are protected, since no independent review of do...
Policy and Procedures Manual for Guidance of Federal Agencies--Records Management, Transmittal Sheet No. 8-8
148816: Feb 1, 1991
This transmittal sheet identifies additional signatory requirements for requesting disposition approval for fiscal and program records...
Information Resources: Problems Persist in Justice's ADP Management and Operations
IMTEC-91-4: Published: Nov 6, 1990. Publicly Released: Dec 5, 1990.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Department of Justice's (DOJ) automatic data processing (ADP) management and operation capabilities.GAO found that: (1) problems affecting the overall management of DOJ information technology resources included DOJ components' development of separate systems, incomplete and unreliable data, and lack of an overall ADP and case management plan; (...
Securities Industry: Additional Testing Needed to Ensure Efficient Post-Trade Processing of Stocks
IMTEC-90-83: Published: Sep 26, 1990. Publicly Released: Sep 26, 1990.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on: (1) stock exchanges' automated systems for correcting problem trades more expeditiously; (2) the extent to which exchanges tested those systems to ensure that they could process increased work-load volumes; (3) the impact of those systems on reducing the 5-day period needed to clear and settle stock trades; and (4) the Securities an...
Assessing the Reliability of Computer-Processed Data
OP-8.1.3: Published: Sep 1, 1990. Publicly Released: Sep 1, 1990.
GAO presented a guide to assist its auditing staff in ensuring the reliability of computer-based data. The guide focuses on: (1) how to assess reliability risk, understand system controls, and determine data testing requirements; (2) how to test data; (3) how to report on data reliability; and (4) a case study of the Stafford Student Loan Program to illustrate computer-based reliability...