Information resources management (61 - 70 of 336 items)
Electronic Government: Success of the Office of Management and Budget's 25 Initiatives Depends on Effective Management and Oversight
GAO-03-495T: Published: Mar 13, 2003. Publicly Released: Mar 13, 2003.
A key element of the President's Management Agenda is the expansion of electronic government (e-government) to enhance access to information and services, particularly through the Internet. In response, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) established a task force that selected a strategic set of initiatives to lead this expansion. GAO previously reviewed the completeness of the information u...
DOD Business Systems Modernization: Improvements to Enterprise Architecture Development and Implementation Efforts Needed
GAO-03-458: Published: Feb 28, 2003. Publicly Released: Feb 28, 2003.
The Department of Defense (DOD) is developing an enterprise architecture, or corporate modernization blueprint, to guide and constrain its ongoing and planned business system investments. GAO was asked to review DOD's processes and controls for developing the enterprise architecture and ensuring that ongoing IT investments are consistent with its enterprise architecture development efforts.DOD has...
Homeland Security: Information Technology Funding and Associated Management Issues
GAO-03-250: Published: Dec 13, 2002. Publicly Released: Jan 14, 2003.
Information technology (IT) will play a critical role in strengthening our nation's homeland security against potential future attacks. Specifically, IT will help enable the nation to identify potential threats, share information more readily, provide mechanisms to protect our homeland, and develop response capabilities. The Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations of the Senate Committee on Gover...
Information Technology: Justice Plans to Improve Oversight of Agency Projects
GAO-03-135: Published: Nov 22, 2002. Publicly Released: Nov 22, 2002.
To help carry out its mission to protect the public from criminal activity, the Department of Justice invests about $2 billion annually in information technology (IT). In particular, the Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS), a Justice agency, invested about $459 million in IT in fiscal year 2002. GAO was asked to determine, for key INS IT system investments, whether Justice's oversight has...
Veterans Affairs: Subcommittee Post-Hearing Questions Concerning the Department's Information Technology Management
GAO-03-261R: Published: Nov 5, 2002. Publicly Released: Nov 5, 2002.
The Department of Veterans Affairs' (VA) has made progress in improving its overall management of information technology, including centralization of information technology functions, programs, and funding under the department-level chief information officer (CIO). The department has also made progress in developing an enterprise architecture, improving information security, and managing important...
Homeland Security: OMB's Temporary Cessation of Information Technology Funding for New Investments
GAO-03-186T: Published: Oct 1, 2002. Publicly Released: Oct 1, 2002.
This testimony discusses the temporary cessation of funding for new information technology (IT) infrastructure and business system investments related to the proposed Department of Homeland Security. Integrating the diverse communication and information systems of the myriad of organizations that would be part of the proposed Department of Homeland Security would be an enormous undertaking. Among...
VA Information Technology: Management Making Important Progress in Addressing Key Challenges
GAO-02-1054T: Published: Sep 26, 2002. Publicly Released: Sep 26, 2002.
In March of this year, GAO testified before the House Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, Committee on Veterans' Affairs, about the Department of Veterans Affairs' (VA) information technology (IT) program, and the strides that the Secretary had made in improving departmental leadership and management of this critical area--including the hiring of a chief information officer. At the Subco...
Electronic Government: Proposal Addresses Critical Challenges
GAO-02-1083T: Published: Sep 18, 2002. Publicly Released: Sep 18, 2002.
E-government is critical to the government's ability to effectively communicate with the public. Both Congress and current and past administrations have emphasized the importance of e-government and have put forth proposals to address the challenges associated with this issue. Earlier this year, the Senate passed S. 803, the E-government Act of 2002. To accomplish the goal of enhancing the managem...
District of Columbia: More Details Needed on Plans to Integrate Computer Systems With the Family Court and Use Federal Funds
GAO-02-948: Published: Aug 7, 2002. Publicly Released: Aug 7, 2002.
Congress passed the D.C. Family Court Act of 2001 to reform court practices and establish procedures to improve interactions between the District of Columbia's Family Court, of D.C. Superior Court, and social service agencies in the District. The act directed the Mayor to prepare a plan to integrate the computer systems of District agencies with those of the Court. The fiscal year 2002 D.C. Approp...
Executive Office of the President: Analysis of Mandated Report on Key Information Technology Areas
GAO-02-779R: Published: Jun 28, 2002. Publicly Released: Jun 28, 2002.
Congress limited the Executive Office of the President's use of systems modernization funds until the White House gave Congress a report that included an enterprise architecture, a description of information technology (IT) capital planning and investment control processes, a capital investment plan, and an IT human capital plan. The White House submitted its report to Congress in March 2002. GAO...