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BUSINESS SYSTEMS MODERNIZATION: DOD Has Made Progress in Addressing Recommendations to Improve IT Management, but More Action Is Needed

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Technical Report

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United States Government Accountability Office Washington United States

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DOD spends billions of dollars each year on systems to support its key business areas, such as personnel and logistics. For fiscal year 2020, DOD reported that its business system investments are expected to cost about 8.9 billion. GAO has made many recommendations to DOD aimed at strengthening defense business systems management. Further, U.S. Code Title 10, Section 2222 requires DOD to perform activities aimed at ensuring that these investments are managed efficiently and effectively. The National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016 included a provision for GAO to report on the extent to which DOD is complying with the codes requirements. Accordingly, the objective of this review was to assess the extent to which DOD has taken actions that comply with the codes requirements for ensuring that business system investments are managed efficiently and effectively.

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  • Administration and Management
  • Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies

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