Information technology (71 - 80 of 117 items)
Information Technology: Defense Information Systems Agency Can Improve Investment Planning and Management Controls
GAO-02-50: Published: Mar 15, 2002. Publicly Released: Mar 15, 2002.
The Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) provides the military with computing, telecommunications, and acquisition services on a cost reimbursable basis. In fiscal year 2001, DISA's service reimbursements totaled $2.5 billion. DISA also runs joint warfighting and related mission support command, control, and communications systems funded by direct appropriations, which in fiscal year 2001 wer...
VA Information Technology: Progress Made, but Continued Management Attention Is Key to Achieving Results
GAO-02-369T: Published: Mar 13, 2002. Publicly Released: Mar 13, 2002.
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has laid the groundwork for an integrated, departmentwide enterprise architecture--a blueprint for evolving its information systems and developing new systems to optimize their mission value. Crucial executive support is in place and the department has a strategy to define products and processes critical to its development. VA is now recruiting a chief archi...
DOD Systems Modernization: Continued Investment in the Standard Procurement System Has Not Been Justified
GAO-01-682: Published: Jul 31, 2001. Publicly Released: Sep 4, 2001.
This report reviews the Department of Defense's (DOD) ability to contract for goods and services by acquiring and implementing a standard procurement system (SPS). DOD's management of SPS is a lesson in how not to justify, make, and monitor the implementation of information technology investment decisions. Specifically, DOD has not (1) ensured that accountability and responsibility for measuring p...
Internal Revenue Service: Results of Review of IRS Spending for Business Systems Modernization
GAO-01-920: Published: Aug 17, 2001. Publicly Released: Aug 17, 2001.
This report reviews the Internal Revenue Service's (IRS) expenditures on business systems modernization. IRS obligated and expended available Information Technology Investment Account (ITIA) appropriations in fiscal years 1999 and 2000 to pay for external business systems modernization costs. In fiscal years 1999 and 2000, IRS expended about $12.8 million and $120.2 million, respectively, of ITIA...
Tax Systems Modernization: Results of Review of IRS' August 2000 Interim Spending Plan
GAO-01-91: Published: Nov 8, 2000. Publicly Released: Nov 8, 2000.
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has tried unsuccessfully to modernize its information systems. To prevent a repeat of past mistakes, Congress legislated explicit controls over IRS spending on systems modernization. Congress did so by creating Senate and House appropriations subcommittees, which specified four conditions. IRS has satisfied some, but not all, of the conditions set out by its appr...
VA Information Technology: Progress Continues Although Vulnerabilities Remain
T-AIMD-00-321: Published: Sep 21, 2000. Publicly Released: Sep 21, 2000.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO discussed the Department of Veterans Affairs' (VA) information technology (IT) program, focusing on VA's efforts to: (1) improve its process for selecting, controlling, and evaluating IT investments; (2) fill the chief information officer (CIO) position; (3) develop an overall strategy for reengineering its business processes; (4) complete a departmentwide...
Foreign Affairs: Effort to Upgrade Information Technology Overseas Faces Formidable Challenges
T-AIMD/NSIAD-00-214: Published: Jun 22, 2000. Publicly Released: Jun 22, 2000.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO discussed the Department of State's efforts to improve the foreign affairs community's information technology infrastructure, focusing on: (1) State's efforts to implement the Overseas Presence Advisory Panel's recommendations; and (2) the challenges and risks it will face as it proceeds.GAO noted that: (1) the Overseas Presence Advisory Panel was formed to...
Tax Systems Modernization: Results of Review of IRS' March 7, 2000, Expenditure Plan
AIMD-00-175: Published: May 24, 2000. Publicly Released: May 24, 2000.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO reviewed the Internal Revenue Service's (IRS) second Information Technology Investment Account (ITIA) expenditure plan, focusing on: (1) the progress IRS has made in meeting the commitments in its first expenditure plan; (2) whether the plan satisfies the conditions specified in the Department of the Treasury's fiscal year 1998 and 1999 appropriations act...
Information Technology Investment Management: A Framework for Assessing and Improving Process Maturity (Exposure Draft) (Superseded by GAO-04-394G)
AIMD-10.1.23: Published: May 1, 2000. Publicly Released: May 1, 2000.
This publication has been superseded by GAO-04-394G, Information Technology Investment Management: A Framework for Assessing and Improving Process Maturity, March 2004. GAO published a document on the Information Technology Investment Management (ITIM) framework, which identifies critical processes for successful information technology (IT) investment and organizes these processes into a framework...
Information Technology Investment Management: An Overview of GAO's Assessment Framework (Exposure Draft)
AIMD-00-155: Published: May 1, 2000. Publicly Released: May 1, 2000.
GAO published a framework for information technology (IT) investment management, which provided a unified basis for communication and evaluation of agency IT investment practices...