Information resources management (21 - 30 of 57 items)
Defense Computers: Improvements to DOD Systems Inventory Needed for Year 2000 Effort
AIMD-97-112: Published: Aug 13, 1997. Publicly Released: Aug 13, 1997.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Department of Defense's (DOD) efforts to improve the Defense Integration Support Tools (DIST) database, which serves as the DOD inventory of automated information systems and is intended to be used as a tool to help DOD components in addressing year 2000 date problems.GAO noted that: (1) a critical step in solving the year 2000 problem is to co...
IRS Systems Security and Funding: Additional Information on Employee Browsing and Tax Systems Modernization
AIMD/GGD-97-140R: Published: Jun 23, 1997. Publicly Released: Jun 23, 1997.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided additional information on employee browsing and tax systems modernization.GAO responded to additional questions received from the Senate Subcommittee on Treasury and General Government on employees' electronic browsing of taxpayer files and Internal Revenue's fiscal years 1998 and 1999 budget requests for tax systems modernization...
Customs Service Modernization: ACE Poses Risks and Challenges
T-AIMD-97-96: Published: May 15, 1997. Publicly Released: May 15, 1997.
GAO discussed issues related to the U.S. Customs Service's systems modernization, focusing on: (1) Customs' efforts to address risks associated with the agency's modernization of its automated systems; and (2) challenges Customs faces as it plans and develops the Automated Commercial Environment (ACE) System.GAO noted that: (1) in May 1996, Customs was ill-prepared to develop ACE because the agenc...
USDA Information Management: Extensive Improvements Needed in Managing Information Technology Investments
T-AIMD-97-90: Published: May 14, 1997. Publicly Released: May 14, 1997.
GAO discussed the need for the Department of Agriculture (USDA) to address its long-standing difficulties in managing its substantial information technology (IT) investments.GAO noted that: (1) a USDA that works better and costs less in the 21st century must have efficient and effective information systems; (2) yet USDA has a long history of poorly planning and managing IT investments with the res...
Managing Technology: Best Practices Can Improve Performance and Produce Results
T-AIMD-97-38: Published: Jan 31, 1997. Publicly Released: Jan 31, 1997.
GAO discussed how best practices applied by leading organizations can be effectively used to improve the management of information technology (IT) in the federal government. GAO noted that: (1) as a result of legislative changes and new direction from the Administration, agency leaders should begin making technology investment decisions based on careful analyses of relative costs, benefits, and ri...
Health, Education and Human Services Information Systems Issue Area--Active Assignments
AA-97-29(1): Published: Jan 2, 1997. Publicly Released: Jan 2, 1997.
GAO provided information on its active assignments in the Health, Education, and Human Services Information Systems issue area as of January 2, 1997...
Defense IRM: Strategy Needed for Logistics Information Technology Improvement Efforts
AIMD-97-6: Published: Nov 14, 1996. Publicly Released: Nov 14, 1996.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Department of Defense's (DOD) efforts over the last 4 years to improve its information systems in the depot maintenance, materiel management, and transportation business areas, focusing on whether selected standard information systems will allow DOD to meet its business objective to dramatically improve the efficiency and effectiveness of its l...
Tax Systems Modernization: Actions Underway But IRS Has Not Yet Corrected Management and Technical Weaknesses
AIMD-96-106: Published: Jun 7, 1996. Publicly Released: Jun 7, 1996.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO reviewed the Internal Revenue Service's (IRS) actions to correct GAO-identified management and technical weaknesses that jeopardize its tax systems modernization (TSM) efforts.GAO found that: (1) IRS does not have a comprehensive strategy to maximize electronic filing because the present strategy targets only a small portion of the taxpayers likely to fil...
Resources, Community, and Economic Development Information Systems Issue Area: Active Assignments
AA-96-30(2): Published: Apr 6, 1996. Publicly Released: Apr 6, 1996.
GAO provided information on its active assignments in its Resources, Community, and Economic Development Information Systems issue area as of April 6, 1996...
Medical ADP Systems: Defense Achieves Worldwide Deployment of Composite Health Care System
AIMD-96-39: Published: Apr 5, 1996. Publicly Released: Apr 5, 1996.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO reviewed the Department of Defense's (DOD) Composite Health Care System (CHCS), focusing on: (1) DOD efforts to complete deployment of CHCS to military medical treatment facilities worldwide; (2) DOD efforts to address previously identified problems; and (3) a new CHCS operational issue.GAO found that: (1) DOD completed deployment of CHCS to 526 medical t...