Management information systems (1 - 10 of 25 items)
Information Management: The National Archives and Records Administration's Fiscal Year 2008 Expenditure Plan
GAO-08-1105: Published: Sep 26, 2008. Publicly Released: Sep 26, 2008.
To preserve and provide access to all types of electronic records, the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) has been developing an Electronic Records Archive (ERA), including a base system for federal records and a separate system for presidential records, known as the Executive Office of the President (EOP) system. As mandated by the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2008, NARA must...
Information Management: Challenges in Implementing an Electronic Records Archive
GAO-08-738T: Published: May 14, 2008. Publicly Released: May 14, 2008.
Since 2001, the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) has been working to develop a modern Electronic Records Archives (ERA) system, a major information system that is intended to preserve and provide access to massive volumes of all types and formats of electronic records. The system is being developed incrementally over several years; the first system increment is to provide an ini...
Environmental Information: EPA Is Taking Steps to Improve Information Management, but Challenges Remain
RCED-99-261: Published: Sep 17, 1999. Publicly Released: Sep 17, 1999.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO reviewed the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) information management systems, focusing on: (1) recent initiatives designed to help EPA improve the accuracy, completeness, and compatibility of its data; (2) the impact of data gaps and inconsistencies on EPA's ability to evaluate and report on the results of its programs under the Government Performa...
Defense IRM: Alternatives Should Be Considered in Developing the New Civilian Personnel System
AIMD-99-20: Published: Jan 27, 1999. Publicly Released: Jan 27, 1999.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Department of Defense's (DOD) efforts to reduce the costs associated with civilian personnel management, focusing on: (1) how DOD determines the number and locations for civilian personnel regional service centers and why is there a wide disparity in the number of regional centers among the services; (2) whether DOD is applying the investment p...
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...
Information Management: Energy Lacks Data to Support Its Information System Streamlining Effort
AIMD-96-70: Published: Jul 23, 1996. Publicly Released: Jul 23, 1996.
GAO reviewed the Department of Energy's (DOE) software systems that support its Environmental Management Program, focusing on problems that could significantly impair DOE ability to eliminate duplicate information systems while it tries to streamline its information environment and achieve savings.GAO found that: (1) DOE is basing its streamlining efforts on a baseline inventory of data on specifi...
Department of State IRM: Strategic Approach Needed to Better Support Agency Mission and Business Needs
AIMD-95-20: Published: Dec 22, 1994. Publicly Released: Dec 29, 1994.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Department of State's information resources management (IRM) program and ongoing IRM improvement efforts.GAO found that: (1) State has poorly managed its information resources and continues to use inadequate and obsolete information technology, which has resulted in critical information shortfalls and interrupted operations; (2) although State...
Defense Management: Impediments Jeopardize Logistics Corporate Information Management
NSIAD-95-28: Published: Oct 21, 1994. Publicly Released: Oct 28, 1994.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Department of Defense's (DOD) implementation of its Corporate Information Management (CIM) initiative, focusing on: (1) DOD progress in improving the logistics functions and depot maintenance under the initiative; and (2) impediments to further progress in achieving CIM goals.GAO found that: (1) CIM has had little effect on improving DOD materi...
DOD's CALS Initiative
AIMD-94-197R: Published: Sep 30, 1994. Publicly Released: Oct 10, 1994.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Department of Defense's (DOD) Continuous Acquisition and Life-Cycle Support (CALS) initiative, focusing on: (1) two key CALS programs; (2) the impact of the Automated Document Conversion System (ADCS) on the initiative; and (3) the justification for using noncompetitive procedures to expand the Army-specific CALS contract to a DOD-wide scope. G...
HUD Information Resources: Strategic Focus and Improved Management Controls Needed
AIMD-94-34: Published: Apr 14, 1994. Publicly Released: Apr 14, 1994.
GAO reviewed the effectiveness of the Department of Housing and Urban Development's (HUD) information resources management (IRM) program, focusing on whether: (1) IRM planning and data management are adequate to support HUD missions and strategic objectives; (2) HUD computer security programs adequately protect sensitive systems; and (3) efforts to integrate and strengthen financial management sys...