Information Technology: Enterprise Architecture Use Across the Federal Government Can Be Improved

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A letter report issued by the General Accounting Office with an abstract that begins "An enterprise architecture includes descriptive models to help decisionmakers understand how an entity operates today and in the future. Although 52 percent of federal departments and agencies report that they have satisfied at least those management practices for developing, completing, and leveraging architectures, only four percent report that they have satisfied the management practices necessary for an effective enterprise architecture manager. As an advocate of enterprise architecture development and use, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has begun to address this area in its budget ... continued below

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United States. General Accounting Office. February 19, 2002.

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A letter report issued by the General Accounting Office with an abstract that begins "An enterprise architecture includes descriptive models to help decisionmakers understand how an entity operates today and in the future. Although 52 percent of federal departments and agencies report that they have satisfied at least those management practices for developing, completing, and leveraging architectures, only four percent report that they have satisfied the management practices necessary for an effective enterprise architecture manager. As an advocate of enterprise architecture development and use, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has begun to address this area in its budget interactions with major departments and agencies. Nevertheless, OMB could improve its oversight by measuring agency progress in a more structured manner and advancing the state of enterprise architecture maturity, expanding the number of agencies subject to its oversight, and focusing on governmentwide actions to assist agencies in meeting common enterprise architecture challenges."

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United States. General Accounting Office. Information Technology: Enterprise Architecture Use Across the Federal Government Can Be Improved, report, February 19, 2002; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc294757/: accessed August 20, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.