Enterprise architecture (51 - 60 of 79 items)
Information Technology: Leadership Remains Key to Agencies Making Progress on Enterprise Architecture Efforts
GAO-04-40: Published: Nov 17, 2003. Publicly Released: Dec 18, 2003.
A well-defined enterprise architecture (EA) is a blueprint for institutional modernization and evolution that consists of models describing how an entity operates today and how it intends to operate in the future, along with a plan for how it intends to transition to this future state. Such architectures are essential tools whose effective development and use are recognized hallmarks of successful...
Federal Bureau of Investigation's Comments on Recent GAO Report on its Enterprise Architecture Efforts
GAO-04-190R: Published: Nov 14, 2003. Publicly Released: Nov 14, 2003.
On September 25, 2003, we issued our report on efforts by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) to develop a corporate blueprint--commonly called an enterprise architecture--to guide and constrain its information technology (IT) systems modernization. (This report is available on GAO's Web site at www.gao.gov/cgi-bin/getrpt?GAO-03-959.) We provided the FBI with a draft of this report on August...
Information Technology: FBI Needs an Enterprise Architecture to Guide Its Modernization Activities
GAO-03-959: Published: Sep 25, 2003. Publicly Released: Sep 25, 2003.
The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is in the process of modernizing its information technology (IT) systems. Replacing much of its 1980s-based technology with modern system applications and a robust technical infrastructure, this modernization is intended to enable the FBI to take an integrated approach--coordinated agencywide--to performing its critical missions, such as federal crime inve...
Electronic Government: Progress and Challenges in Implementing the Office of Personnel Management's Initiatives
GAO-03-1169T: Published: Sep 23, 2003. Publicly Released: Sep 23, 2003.
Electronic government (e-government) refers to the use of information technology (IT), including Web-based Internet applications, to enhance access to and delivery of government information and services, as well as to improve the internal efficiency and effectiveness of the federal government. The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) is managing five e-government initiatives whose goal is to trans...
Information Technology: Executive office for U.S. Attorneys Needs to Institutionalize Key IT Management Disciplines
GAO-03-751: Published: Jul 25, 2003. Publicly Released: Aug 12, 2003.
The Executive Office for United States Attorneys (EOUSA) of the Department of Justice is responsible for managing information technology (IT) resources for the United States Attorneys' Offices. GAO was asked to determine the extent to which EOUSA has institutionalized key IT management capabilities that are critical to achieving Justice's strategic goal of improving the integrity, security, and ef...
Business Systems Modernization: Summary of GAO's Assessment of the Department of Defense's Initial Business Enterprise Architecture
GAO-03-877R: Published: Jul 7, 2003. Publicly Released: Jul 7, 2003.
The Department of Defense (DOD) faces financial and related management problems that are pervasive, complex, long-standing, and deeply rooted in virtually all business operations throughout the department. These problems have impeded the department's ability to provide complete, reliable, and timely business information to the Congress, DOD managers, and other decision makers. Of the 25 areas on o...
Information Technology: A Framework for Assessing and Improving Enterprise Architecture Management (Version 1.1) (Superseded by GAO-10-846G)
GAO-03-584G: Published: Apr 1, 2003. Publicly Released: Apr 1, 2003.
This publication is superseded by GAO-10-846G, Organizational Transformation: A Framework for Assessing and Improving Enterprise Architecture Management (Version 2.0), August 2010. Effective use of enterprise architectures is a recognized hallmark of successful public and private organizations. For over a decade, GAO has promoted the use of architectures, recognizing them as a crucial means to a c...
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...
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...