Hud Information Resources: Strategic Focus And Improved Management Controls Needed
Presents the results of an evaluation of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development's (HUD) information resources management program. It assesses the effectiveness of HUD's information resources management program and its actions to address information systems weaknesses.
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Page 24 - Administrator is authorized and directed to coordinate and provide for the economic and efficient purchase, lease, and maintenance of automatic data processing equipment by Federal agencies. (2XA) For purposes of this section, the term "automatic data processing equipment" means any equipment or interconnected system or subsystems of equipment that is used in the automatic acquisition, storage, manipulation, management, movement, control, display, switching,1 interchange, transmission, or reception,...
Page 5 - Departmental computer security programs, and (2) report the computer security deficiencies as a material internal control weakness under the Federal Managers
Page 19 - ... A description of all functional activities to be performed to achieve the desired mission, the system elements needed to perform the functions, and the designation of performance levels of those system elements. An architecture also includes information on the technologies, interfaces, and location of functions and is considered an evolving description of an approach to achieving a desired mission. A description of the systems, databases, and interactions between systems and databases that will...
Page 19 - An information systems architecture is a description of all functional activities to be performed to achieve the desired mission; the elements needed to perform the functions, including all resources (hardware, software, facilities, data, and people); and the performance levels of those system elements.
Page 31 - Department does not have efficient, effective, and integrated financial management systems that can be relied upon to provide timely, accurate, and relevant financial information and reports.
Page 11 - Increasing the Department of Housing and Urban Development's Effectiveness Through Improved Management (GAO/RCED-84-9, Jan. 10, 1984).
Page 14 - December 1992 through November 1993 in accordance with generally accepted government auditing standards.
Page 50 - Systems," requires that agencies establish and maintain a single integrated financial management system which may be supplemented by subsidiary systems. Such systems are required to comply with applicable budget and accounting principles and standards and Treasury reporting requirements and to produce complete, accurate, and verifiable financial data.