Information resources management (71 - 76 of 76 items)
Transition Series: Information Technology Issues
OCG-89-6TR: Published: Nov 1, 1988. Publicly Released: Nov 1, 1988.
GAO provided information on current information management and technology issues.GAO found that agencies need to: (1) conduct complete and effective strategic planning for computers and telecommunications; (2) establish good management practices to control systems development projects through initiation, development, and operation; (3) develop and implement systems with appropriate security contro...
ADP Systems: Department of Veterans Benefits Modernization Program
IMTEC-88-3: Published: Oct 30, 1987. Publicly Released: Oct 30, 1987.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Veterans Administration's (VA) Department of Veterans Benefits' efforts to modernize automated computer systems which were resulting in inefficient and costly support for veterans' benefits programs.GAO found that VA has begun several modernization projects, including: (1) organizing a separate automatic data processing (ADP) staff for the Depa...
Data Processing: SBA Needs To Strengthen Management of Its Computer Systems
IMTEC-86-28: Published: Aug 29, 1986. Publicly Released: Aug 29, 1986.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Small Business Administration's (SBA) automated systems and information resources management (IRM) activities to determine whether they: (1) assist its regional and district offices in carrying out SBA major programs; and (2) are adequate, appropriate, and effective.GAO found that: (1) SBA did not systematically involve field offices in the...
Evaluating the Acquisition and Operation of Information Systems
130485: Jul 1, 1986
This publication provides GAO and others in the federal audit community with a logical framework for evaluating government agencies' acquisition and operation of computer-based information systems, specifically as they: (1) ensure system effectiveness; (2) promote system economy and efficiency; (3) protect data integrity; (4) safeguard information resources; and (5) comply with laws and regulation...
Problems Associated With the Worldwide Military Command and Control System
109172: Apr 23, 1979
The World Wide Military Command and Control System (WWMCCS) is intended to provide national command authorities with the capability to: receive warning and intelligence information; apply the resources of the military; assign military missions; and provide direction and support to the Joint Chiefs of Staff. During the 1960's the WWMCCS structure consisted of a loosely knit federation of 158 differ...
Strong Centralized Management Needed in Computer-Based Information Systems
LCD-78-105: Published: May 22, 1978. Publicly Released: May 22, 1978.
The Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) procedures for planning, approving, and managing the proposed acquisition of minicomputers and related development activities were reviewed. FAA management practices were compared with governmentwide guidance for managing, acquiring, and using computer systems. FAA has made limited progress in effectively managing the design, development, and operation o...