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Author: Richard M. Stanna
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: technological, management, challenges, operational, faces, security, program, homeland
Number of Pages: 40
Published: 2007-08
ISBN-10: 1422315568
ISBN-13: 9781422315569

Summarizes GAOżs work on the Dept. of Homeland Securityżs (DHS) efforts to implement the U.S. Visitor & Immigrant Status Indicator Technology (US-VISIT) program at air, sea, & land ports of entry (POE). US-VISIT is designed to collect, maintain, & share data on selected foreign nationals entering & exiting the U.S. at air, sea, & land POEs. These data, including biometric identifiers like digital fingerprints, are to be used to screen persons against watch lists, verify identities, & record arrival & departure. This testimony addresses DHSżs efforts to: implement US-VISIT entry capability;

Author: Brian Lepore
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: estimates, savings, decreased, fiscal, year, increased, costs, base, realignments, closures, estimated, military
Number of Pages: 23
Published: 2010-11
ISBN-10: 1437925472
ISBN-13: 9781437925470

DoDżs cost estimates to implement recommendations from the most recent Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC) round have steadily increased each budget year since 2005. This BRAC round is the fifth such round undertaken by DoD since 1988 and, it is the biggest, most complex, and costliest BRAC round ever. To implement BRAC 2005, DoD plans to spend nearly $35 billion. This review of DoD's FY 2010 BRAC budget indicates that DoD plans to spend more to implement BRAC 2005 recommendations compared to last year's BRAC budget. DoD's estimated one-time costs to implement this BRAC round increased by alm

Author: Asif A. Khan
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: dod, travel, system, congressional, testimony, defense, previous, business, transformation, status, actions, recommendations
Number of Pages: 18
Published: 2009-08
ISBN-10: 1437915175
ISBN-13: 9781437915174

In 1995, the DoD began an effort to implement a standard departmentwide travel system -- the Defense Travel System (DTS). This testimony focuses on the actions DoD has taken to: (1) implement previous recommendations regarding implementation of DTS and related travel policies; (2) phase out legacy travel systems and their associated costs; and (3) implement electronic travel voucher processing. To address these objectives, the auditor: (1) analyzed specific documentation, such as test documentation, travel policies, and budget data; and (2) interviewed appropriate DoD travel personnel. Charts

Author: Jean Boltz
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: leading, organizations, practices, assessment, security, risk, informational
Number of Pages: 52
Published: 1999-10
ISBN-10: 0756705088
ISBN-13: 9780756705084

Federal agencies, like many private organizations, have struggled to find efficient ways to ensure that they fully understand the info. security risks affecting their operations and implement appropriate controls to mitigate these risks. This guide is intended to help Federal managers implement an ongoing info. security risk assessment (RA) process by providing examples, or case studies, of practical RA procedures that have been successfully adopted by four org's (multinat. oil co., financial,, regulatory org's., and computer hardware and software co.) known for their efforts to implem

Author: DIANE Publishing Company
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: handbook, partnership, community, america, rebuild
Number of Pages: 119
Published: 1996-12-01
ISBN-10: 0788136291
ISBN-13: 9780788136290

Guides you & your local community or regional group through the process of becoming a partner in the Rebuild America program. Helps you plan & implement the energy retrofit of your local building stock. Covers: how to form your partnership, how to collect & examine your data, how to conduct an initial screening, how to finance your retrofit program, how to develop an action plan, how to evaluate individual buildings, how to implement your program, & how to verify & report results. Appendices: unit conversions, monitoring, list of acronyms & units.

Author: William B. Ritt
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: implement, national, state, systems, leadership, assume, welfare, hhs, begins, child
Number of Pages: 52
Published: 1998-08
ISBN-10: 0788141732
ISBN-13: 9780788141737

Evaluates efforts by the Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) to develop & implement a nationwide adoption & foster care date collection system. Also, since HHS funds part of the cost of developing & operating state child welfare information systems, this report also assesses the effectiveness of its guidance to the states for those purposes. Also determines whether there were innovative approaches that states were taking in developing their child welfare information systems that could be useful in developing systems in other states.

Author: John H. Anderson
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: flight, initiatives, challenges, remain, free, implemented, airspace, system, faa, national
Number of Pages: 77
Published: 1998-06
ISBN-10: 0788179144
ISBN-13: 9780788179143

The FAA undertook a multibillion-dollar modernization effort in 1981, but it has experienced serious delays. To get the modernization effort back on track, the FAA -- in consultation with the aviation community -- is developing a phased approach to modernization, including a new way of managing air traffic known as "free flight." This report reviews: (1) the status of the FAA's efforts to implement free flight, including a planned operational demonstration formerly known as Flight 2000; and (2) the views of the aviation community and FAA on the challenges that must be met to implement free fli
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