Enterprise architecture (31 - 39 of 39 items)
Information Technology: A Framework for Assessing and Improving Enterprise Architecture Management (Version 1.1) (Superseded by GAO-10-846G)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This publication is superseded by GAO-10-846G, Organizational Transformation: A Framework for Assessing and Improving Enterprise Architecture Management (Version 2.0), August 2010.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: Longstanding Management and Oversight Weaknesses Continue to Put Investments at Risk
GAO-03-553T: Published: Mar 31, 2003. Publicly Released: Mar 31, 2003.
The Department of Defense's (DOD) management of its business systems modernization program has been an area of longstanding concern to Congress and one that GAO has designated as high risk since 1995. Because of this concern, GAO was requested to testify on (1) DOD's current inventory of existing and new business systems and the amount of funding devoted to this inventory; (2) DOD's modernization...
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...
Customs Service Modernization: Management Improvements Needed on High-Risk Automated Commercial Environment Project
GAO-02-545: Published: May 13, 2002. Publicly Released: May 13, 2002.
The U.S. Customs Service has requested $206.9 million for its Automated Commercial Environment (ACE)--a new import processing system. Customs' second expenditure plan provides for (1) meeting the Office of Management and Budget's capital planning and investment control review requirements; (2) complying with Customs' enterprise architecture; and (3) complying with federal acquisition rules, requi...
Veterans Affairs: Subcommittee Post-Hearing Questions Concerning the Department's Management of Information Technology
GAO-02-561R: Published: Apr 5, 2002. Publicly Released: Apr 5, 2002.
This report answers congressional questions about a recent GAO testimony (see GAO-02-369T) on the Department of Veterans Affairs' (VA) efforts to address weaknesses in its information technology program. Specifically, it discusses (1) challenges in implementing the "One VA" integrated Enterprise Architecture Plan, (2) steps taken to improve the accuracy and timeliness of data in VA's decision supp...
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...
Business Systems Modernization: IRS Needs to Better Balance Management Capacity with System Acquisition Workload
GAO-02-356: Published: Feb 28, 2002. Publicly Released: Feb 28, 2002.
GAO reviewed the Internal Revenue Service's (IRS) fifth expenditure plan requesting $391 million from its Business Systems Modernization (BSM) fund. Although IRS's November 2001 expenditure plan satisfied the conditions specified in the appropriations act, IRS must still fully implement the controls and capabilities described in the plan. Since GAO's June 2001 report, IRS has made important progre...
Securing America's Borders: INS Faces Information Technology Planning and Implementation Challenges
GAO-02-148T: Published: Oct 11, 2001. Publicly Released: Oct 11, 2001.
Information technology (IT) management process controls are predictors of organizational success in developing, acquiring, implementing, operating, and maintaining IT systems and related infrastructure. GAO found that the Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS) has not implemented practices associated with effective IT investment and enterprise architecture management. Furthermore, these inv...
Business Systems Modernization: Results of Review of IRS' March 2001 Expenditure Plan
GAO-01-716: Published: Jun 29, 2001. Publicly Released: Jun 29, 2001.
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) submitted its fourth expenditure plan to Congress in March 2001. In the plan, IRS requested $128 million from its systems modernization appropriations account. This report (1) determines whether the plan satisfied the conditions specified in the acts, (2) determines IRS' progress in implementing modernization management controls and capabilities, and (3) provides...