Information Technology: FBI Needs an Enterprise Architecture to Guide Its Modernization Activities

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A letter report issued by the General Accounting Office with an abstract that begins "The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is in the process of modernizing its information technology (IT) systems. Replacing much of its 1980s-based technology with modern system applications and a robust technical infrastructure, this modernization is intended to enable the FBI to take an integrated approach--coordinated agencywide--to performing its critical missions, such as federal crime investigation and terrorism prevention. GAO was requested to conduct a series of reviews of the FBI's modernization management. The objective of this first review was to determine whether the FBI has an ... continued below

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United States. General Accounting Office. September 25, 2003.

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A letter report issued by the General Accounting Office with an abstract that begins "The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is in the process of modernizing its information technology (IT) systems. Replacing much of its 1980s-based technology with modern system applications and a robust technical infrastructure, this modernization is intended to enable the FBI to take an integrated approach--coordinated agencywide--to performing its critical missions, such as federal crime investigation and terrorism prevention. GAO was requested to conduct a series of reviews of the FBI's modernization management. The objective of this first review was to determine whether the FBI has an enterprise architecture to guide and constrain modernization investments."

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United States. General Accounting Office. Information Technology: FBI Needs an Enterprise Architecture to Guide Its Modernization Activities, report, September 25, 2003; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc292056/: accessed September 19, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.