TITLE

Federal Agencies Need to Strengthen Investment Board Oversight of Poorly Planned and Performing Projects

AUTHOR(S)
Powner, David A.
PUB. DATE
July 2009
SOURCE
GAO Reports;7/30/2009, preceding p1
SOURCE TYPE
Government Documents
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on a study which analyzes whether U.S. federal departments and agencies know about the role of their department-level investment review boards in selection and oversight of information technology (IT) projects. It shows that the 24 major federal agencies, included in the study, have clear guidance for selecting and overseeing IT investments. However, two of them, the U.S. Departments of Commerce and Labor, did not include business unit representation in their boards.
ACCESSION #
43691558

 

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