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Author: L. Nye Stevens
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: performance, results, government, implementing, guide, effectively, executive
Number of Pages: 60
Published: 1996-02-01
ISBN-10: 0788141104
ISBN-13: 9780788141102

In recent years, an understanding has emerged that the Federal government needs to be run in a more businesslike manner that in the past. The Federal government is accountable to the taxpayer, and taxpayers are demanding as never before that the dollars they invest in their government be managed and spent responsibly. Federal agencies often fail to appropriately manage their finances, identify clearly what they intend to accomplish, or get the job done effectively and with minimum of waste. Major statutes hold promise for creating a more accountable and effective Federal government.

Author: Mark E. Heatwole
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: critical, managerial, technical, weaknesses, correcting, depends, transaction, system, success, medicare
Number of Pages: 86
Published: 1997-06
ISBN-10: 0788140426
ISBN-13: 9780788140426

Evaluates the Health Care Financing Admin's (HCFA) acquisition of its Medicare Transaction System (MTS). Specifically addresses the extent to which HCFA is effectively managing its interim Medicare processing environment, is using required practices to manage MTS as an investment, & is applying sound system development processes to reduce risk. Makes several recommendations that could help HCFA effectively meet its Medicare info. technology needs & decrease the risk of costly technological decisions & wasted Fed. expenditures that are often associated with large Fed. info. technology projects.

Author: Paul M. Brickell
Publisher: Demos
Keywords: effectively, regeneration, communities, engaging, structures, people
Number of Pages: 33
Published: 2000-11-29
ISBN-10: 1841800805
ISBN-13: 9781841800806

Author: Linda D. Koontz
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: breach, notification, data, learned, lessons, privacy
Number of Pages: 78
Published: 2007-08-01
ISBN-10: 1422315525
ISBN-13: 9781422315521

A May 2006 data breach at the Dept. of Veterans Affairs (VA) & other similar incidents since then have heightened awareness of the importance of protecting computer equipment containing personally identifiable info. & responding effectively to a breach that poses privacy risks. This report identifies lessons learned from the VA data breach & other similar fed. data breaches regarding effectively notifying gov¿t. officials & affected individuals about data breaches. The author analyzed documentation & interviewed officials at VA & 5 other agencies regarding their responses to data breaches & t

Author: Unknown
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: state, federal, regulators, working, effectively, corps, engineers, army
Number of Pages: 44
ISBN-10: 1428912029
ISBN-13: 9781428912021

Author: Derek B. Stewart
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: rights, further, improved, employment, servicemember, personnel, federal, management, military
Number of Pages: 84
Published: 2006-03
ISBN-10: 1422304280
ISBN-13: 9781422304280

The Uniformed Services Employ. & Reemploy. Rights Act (USERRA) of 1994 protects millions of people, largely Nat. Guard & Reserve members, as they transition between their fed. duties & their civilian employment. The act is intended to eliminate or minimize employ. disadvantages to civilian careers that can result from service in the mil. This report examines the extent to which the Departments of Defense, Labor, Justice, & the Office of Special Counsel have achieved this purpose, specifically, the extent to which the agencies: (1) have data that indicate the level of compliance with USERRA, (2

Author: Anu K. Mittal
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: restoration, guiding, effort, congressional, testimony, effectively, steps, program, recent, actions, positive, chesapeake
Number of Pages: 20
Published: 2009-02-01
ISBN-10: 143790906X
ISBN-13: 9781437909067

The Chesapeake Bay Program was created in 1983 when Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, D.C., the Chesapeake Bay Comm., and the EPA agreed to establish a partnership to restore the Bay. The partnershipżs most recent agreement, żChesapeake 2000,ż sets out 4 broad goals to guide the restoration effort through 2010. This testimony summarizes the findings of an Oct. 2005 report on: (1) the extent to which measures for assessing restoration progress had been established; (2) the extent to which program reports clearly and accurately described the Bayżs health; (3) how much funding was provided fo
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