Support Agencies, Legislative (1 - 10 of 11 items)
Fiscal Year 2011 Performance Plan
GAO-10-598SP: Published: May 21, 2010. Publicly Released: May 21, 2010.
This report presents the Government Accountability Office's (GAO) Performance Plan for Fiscal Year 2011. In the spirit of the Government Performance and Results Act, this annual plan informs the Congress and the American people about what we expect to accomplish on their behalf in the coming fiscal year. It sets forth our plan to make progress toward achieving our strategic goals for serving the C...
U.S. Government Financial Statements: Fiscal Year 2009 Audit Highlights Financial Management Challenges and Unsustainable Long-Term Fiscal Path
GAO-10-483T: Published: Apr 14, 2010. Publicly Released: Apr 14, 2010.
GAO annually audits the consolidated financial statements of the U.S. government (CFS). Congress and the President need reliable, useful, and timely financial and performance information to make sound decisions and conduct effective oversight of federal government programs and policies. The federal government began preparing the CFS 13 years ago. Over the years, certain material weaknesses in inte...
IRM Strategic Plan: Fiscal Years 1998-2000
OIMC-98-3: Published: Mar 1, 1998. Publicly Released: Mar 1, 1998.
GAO presented its information resources management (IRM) strategic plan, focusing on: (1) the use of modern technology solutions; and (2) information management process improvements. GAO noted that: (1) GAO's IRM vision is to use modern technology solutions and make information process improvements so that GAO employees--who have defined the requirements--can do their work more efficiently and eff...
Government Printing Office: Information on September 1996 Major Inventory Reduction
GGD-97-177: Published: Sep 16, 1997. Publicly Released: Sep 16, 1997.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Government Printing Office's (GPO) procedures for managing its inventory of excess publications, particularly its management of a major inventory reduction that took place in September 1996, focusing on: (1) whether GPO followed existing policies and procedures; and (2) how 3,258 copies of The Senate 1789-1989, a four-volume set written by Sena...
Information Technology Utilization by the Federal Government
T-IMTEC-89-9: Published: Jun 12, 1989. Publicly Released: Jun 12, 1989.
GAO discussed the federal government's utilization of information technology. GAO found that: (1) federal agencies were experiencing numerous problems in acquiring and developing the information systems necessary to manage government operations; (2) many systems do not work as planned and have experienced cost overruns and schedule delays; and (3) agencies do not clearly define their needs, consid...
Budget Reductions for FY 1987: Review of Initial OMB/CBO Report Under the Deficit Control Act
OCG-86-4: Published: Sep 4, 1986. Publicly Released: Sep 4, 1986.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and Congressional Budget Office's (CBO) joint Initial Sequestration Report for fiscal year (FY) 1987.GAO found that: (1) OMB and CBO disagree about outlays for defense programs in FY 1987; (2) the Department of Defense's (DOD) accounting and budgeting systems result in inadequate data for estimating the def...
Reforms in Federal Procurement: The GAO Perspective
118502: Nov 5, 1981
GAO has been monitoring the development of the Uniform Procurement System. The system deals with revisions to modify, eliminate, and simplify procurement laws and regulations. GAO strongly endorses a modern statutory basis for the system, which will form the foundation for the new simplified regulation. The plan provides a blueprint for improving organization and management systems by enhancing ac...
Preliminary Analysis of Military Compensation Systems in the United States and Five Other Countries
FPCD-81-21: Published: Dec 31, 1980. Publicly Released: Dec 31, 1980.
A preliminary analysis was undertaken by GAO of the military compensation systems of the United States and five other countries. Specifically, GAO reviewed the contrasts and similarities among the systems and identified foreign pay policies or practices which offered the potential for use by the United States in countering All-Volunteer Force manpower problems.In its review, GAO found that the mil...
The OGC Adviser, Vol. 4, No. 1
091251: Oct 1, 1979
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