Improving Federal Performance in the Information Age:

Issues and Opportunities--Fiscal Years 1996-98

IAP-95-29: Published: Oct 1, 1995. Publicly Released: Oct 1, 1995.

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GAO provided information on its Information Resources Management (IRM) issue area plan for fiscal years 1996 through 1998.

GAO plans to: (1) identify opportunities to enhance agency management teams' ability to manage information technology (IT); (2) build consensus and criteria on the value of using a defined set of strategic information management practices; (3) provide input to Congress on new or revised IRM legislation, regulation, and guidance; (4) identify ways to improve agency control and accountability for IT investments; (5) help federal agencies reduce the risks associated with IT acquisitions; (6) identify ways to streamline the procurement process to reduce time and costs; (7) improve the government's ability to reengineer its business processes to take better advantage of IT; (8) ensure that the modernization of all federal information systems supports efficient IRM processes; (9) increase service across the government through the use of IT; (10) identify government-wide information security issues and ensure that they are being adequately addressed by oversight entities; and (11) identify specific central policy structure and oversight deficiencies and recommended solutions.

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