Information management (1 - 10 of 15 items)
Executive Guide: Maximizing the Success of Chief Information Officers (Exposure Draft) (Superseded by GAO-01-376G)
AIMD-00-83: Published: Mar 1, 2000. Publicly Released: Mar 1, 2000.
This publication has been superseded by GAO-01-376G, Executive Guide: Maximizing the Success of Chief Information Officers: Learning From Leading Organizations, February 2001. GAO published a guide: (1) to assist federal agencies in maximizing the success of chief information officers (CIO); and (2) to offer concrete suggestions on what agency executives can do to ensure the effectiveness of their...
Paperwork Reduction Act: Reauthorization Can Strengthen Government's Management of Information and Technology
T-AIMD/GGD-95-80: Published: Feb 7, 1995. Publicly Released: Feb 7, 1995.
GAO discussed draft legislation reauthorizing the Paperwork Reduction Act, focusing on the government's role in limiting the paperwork burden on individuals and businesses. GAO noted that: (1) most federal agencies have invested in costly information systems that have produced minimal operational improvements; (2) federal agencies still lack the essential information to manage programs, control co...
Federal Information Resources Management Act (S. 1742)
T-IMTEC-90-3: Published: Feb 21, 1990. Publicly Released: Feb 21, 1990.
GAO discussed proposed legislation and recent activities regarding federal paperwork reduction and comprehensive information management. GAO noted that: (1) the proposed legislation would encourage effective information management by directing each agency's chief information official to establish formal training programs; (2) federal agencies needed to adopt a strategic approach in developing info...
Information Management: Criteria for Assessing Agency Performance Are Limited
IMTEC-87-43BR: Published: Sep 24, 1987. Publicly Released: Oct 27, 1987.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO evaluated the effectiveness of actions federal agencies have taken to implement the Paperwork Reduction Act's information resources management requirements.GAO found that: (1) some federal agencies continue to have information resources management problems; and (2) agency criteria for compliance focus on specific agency responsibilities described in the act...
Information Management: Status of Formerly Approved Paperwork Requests
IMTEC-87-22: Published: Jun 16, 1987. Publicly Released: Jul 17, 1987.
In response to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the extent to which federal agencies are not complying with provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1980 that concern reviewing and renewing information collection requests.GAO noted that: (1) an information collection request is an agency request for the public to provide information, or to maintain certain kinds of records...
Information Value and Cost Measures for Use as Management Tools
125267: Jul 1, 1984
This article presented approaches for establishing and measuring the value and cost of information and how this analysis can be used as a management tool in information resource management. Also, some information problems and how they reduce information value and increase its costs were discussed...
[Status of OMB Implementation of Paperwork Reduction Act]
125821: Jun 13, 1984
GAO submitted for the record a status report of the Office of Management and Budget's implementation of the 39 key tasks listed in a previous report...
The Air Force Can Improve Its Maintenance Information Systems
GGD-83-20: Published: Jan 25, 1983. Publicly Released: Feb 25, 1983.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed certain maintenance activities at the Air Force to identify where information technology can benefit agencies in terms of economy and efficiency. The review suggested ways to improve Air Force maintenance information management, as well as the Air Force information management program.GAO found that the Air Force spends millions of dollars on dat...
Potential Impact of National Archives and Records Service Budget Reductions
GGD-82-10: Published: Jan 18, 1982. Publicly Released: Jan 21, 1982.
GAO was asked to review the potential impact of proposed fiscal year 1983 budget cuts at the National Archives and Records Service's (NARS) Office of Records and Information Management.In response to a directive from the Administrator of General Services, the Archivist of the United States proposed a reduction of over 50 percent in the appropriated portion of the Office of Records and Information...
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...