Strategic information systems planning (61 - 70 of 257 items)
Information Technology: VA Actions Needed to Implement Critical Reforms
AIMD-00-226: Published: Aug 16, 2000. Publicly Released: Aug 16, 2000.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Department of Veterans Affairs' (VA) efforts to address GAO's recommendations to improve VA's information technology (IT) program.GAO noted that: (1) VA had made progress in addressing GAO's 1998 recommendations regarding its information technology efforts; (2) for example, compared with its fiscal year (FY) 1999 IT investment review process, V...
Information Technology: INS Needs to Better Manage the Development of Its Enterprise Architecture
AIMD-00-212: Published: Aug 1, 2000. Publicly Released: Aug 1, 2000.
GAO reviewed the Immigration and Naturalization Service's (INS) development of an enterprise architecture, focusing on the: (1) status of INS' efforts; and (2) effectiveness of INS' structures and processes for managing this development effort.GAO noted that: (1) INS recognizes that it does not have an enterprise architecture and has taken some limited steps to develop one; (2) however, it has con...
Information Technology Management: SBA Needs to Establish Policies and Procedures for Key IT Processes
AIMD-00-170: Published: May 31, 2000. Publicly Released: Jul 20, 2000.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Small Business Administration's (SBA) management of information technology (IT), focusing on the five key IT process areas--investment management, architecture, information security, software development and acquisition, and human capital management.GAO noted that: (1) although SBA plans to improve its key IT processes, many of SBA's policies a...
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...
Revisions to OMB's Circular A-130
AIMD-00-183R: Published: May 23, 2000. Publicly Released: May 23, 2000.
GAO commented on the proposed revision to Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Circular A-130 regarding the management of information resources in the federal government.GAO noted that: (1) GAO concurs with the proposal's emphasis on the institutionalization of strong information technology (IT) management practices and the creation of a strong Chief Information Officer (CIO) as an active partici...
Information Technology: Update on VA Actions to Implement Critical Reforms
T-AIMD-00-74: Published: May 11, 2000. Publicly Released: May 11, 2000.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO discussed the Department of Veterans Affairs' (VA) progress in implementing its information technology (IT) program, focusing on: (1) VA's efforts to address GAO's 1998 recommendations; (2) the status of VA's actions to develop and implement a Master Veteran Record (MVR); and (3) VA's steps to improve computer security across the department.GAO noted that:...
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...
SBA Loan Monitoring System: Substantial Progress Yet Key Risks and Challenges Remain
AIMD-00-124: Published: Apr 25, 2000. Publicly Released: Apr 25, 2000.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Small Business Administration's (SBA) progress in performing planning actions for its loan monitoring system.GAO noted that: (1) SBA had made substantial progress in completing the eight planning actions mandated by the Small Business Reauthorization Act of 1997 but still had to complete work for some actions and implement key functions to effe...
Social Security Administration: Year 2000 Readiness Efforts Helped Ensure Century Rollover and Leap Year Success
AIMD-00-125: Published: Apr 19, 2000. Publicly Released: Apr 19, 2000.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Social Security Administration's (SSA) final actions to ensure its year 2000 readiness, including the actions it took during the rollover period--December 30,1999, through January 3, 2000, as well as for the February 29 leap year date--to ensure a successful transition to the new century.GAO noted that: (1) overall, SSA demonstrated a strong an...