Information technology (81 - 90 of 92 items)
Executive Guide: Improving Mission Performance Through Strategic Information Management and Technology
AIMD-94-115: Published: May 1, 1994. Publicly Released: May 1, 1994.
GAO discussed what federal agency executives can do to improve performance by using new information technologies. GAO noted that: (1) federal agencies have not kept pace with evolving management practices and skills and have been unable to manage their operations in an acceptable, businesslike manner; (2) several legislative and regulatory changes intended to bring about management change are eith...
Defense: Health Care
IMTEC-93-29R: Published: Jun 3, 1993. Publicly Released: Jun 3, 1993.
GAO reviewed the implementation of the Department of Defense's (DOD) Corporate Information Management (CIM) initiative in military health services. GAO noted that: (1) CIM provides an opportunity for the military to systematically reengineer the way it delivers health care services; (2) DOD has not developed a systemwide strategic plan with measureable goals and objectives to guide the restructuri...
Veterans Benefits: Acquisition of Information Resources for Modernization Is Premature
IMTEC-93-6: Published: Nov 4, 1992. Publicly Released: Dec 9, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Veterans Benefits Administration's (VBA) information systems modernization effort, focusing on whether VBA: (1) will reflect its commitment to migrate to an open systems environment in its modernized system; and (2) procurements in support of the modernization effort duplicated other departmental procurements.GAO found that VBA: (1) has not suf...
Information Management and Technology Issues
OCG-93-5TR: Published: Dec 1, 1992. Publicly Released: Dec 1, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO discussed widespread weaknesses in federal information resources management.GAO found that: (1) the government is falling behind the private sector in using information technology to streamline its operations and improve service to the public; (2) agencies may lack the essential information needed to manage programs effectively; (3) projects have run into s...
Federal Communications Commission: Strategic Focus Needed to Improve Information Resources Management
IMTEC-90-52: Published: Jul 20, 1990. Publicly Released: Sep 27, 1990.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the Federal Communications Commission's (FCC) information resources management (IRM), focusing on how the agency plans and develops information technology to meet its mission.GAO found that: (1) the FCC mission is becoming increasingly demanding; (2) FCC plans to spend about $11 million on information technology to support mission an...
Relaxation of the Common Failure Rate Assumption in Modelling Software Reliability
130464: Jan 1, 1986
This article discusses an approach to the estimation of software reliability and applies the use of a recently published theorem to a software reliability model...
Energy Information Administration's Proposed Energy Company Financial Reporting System Collection Form
B-178205.42: Published: Mar 15, 1979. Publicly Released: May 6, 1985.
No summary is currently available...
ADP, IRM & Telecommunications
IMTEC-84-9: Published: Apr 1, 1984. Publicly Released: Apr 1, 1984.
GAO published its annual bibliography containing information on GAO documents relating to automatic data processing (ADP), information resource management (IRM), and telecommunications. The documents were either released during 1983 or determined to be related to ADP, IRM, or telecommunications during 1983. The material covered in this bibliography represents all of the material related to ADP, IR...
Audit and Management Responsibilities for the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1980
116775: Nov 19, 1981
The paperwork burden on the public places a high cost on the economy, individual businesses, public and private institutions, the general public, and the Federal Government. The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1980 is the first piece of legislation that deals with the need for comprehensive management of information and related resources within the Federal Government on a broad and integrated scale. Th...
Views of GAO on the Information Resources Management Principles Established by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1980
115376: May 20, 1981
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1980 is landmark legislation with tremendous potential for improving the Federal Government's information management activities. As an early supporter of the Act, GAO participated extensively in efforts leading to its passage. While the legislation initially stemmed from a growing concern about paperwork burdens imposed on the public, during the legislative process C...