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UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR
BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20240
 
June 28, 2007
 
In Reply Refer To:
1265 (550) P
 
EMS TRANSMISSION 06/29/2007
Information Bulletin No. 2007-093
 
To:                   Assistant Directors, and State Directors
                        Attn: CIOs, BMC, and IRM Advisor
 
From:               Assistant Director, Information Resources Management
 
Subject:            Mission Needs Statements (MNS) for New Information Technology Investments and Enhancements to Existing Investments for FY 2010      
                                                                                                                                                                                                            DD: 09/28/2007
 
This Information Bulletin (IB) provides information and a due date for submitting Mission Needs Statements (MNS) to the Information Technology Investment Board (ITIB) for Fiscal Year 2010 funding considerations.
 
Mission Needs Statements are required for all new IT investments, and enhancements/modifications exceeding $100,000 beyond operations and maintenance activities for existing National IT system/investments. Guidance for completing a MNS is included in Attachment 1, BLM Mission Needs Statement Template.
 
In order for a new investment to be considered by the national ITIB, MNSs must be submitted by September 28, 2007. If approved, an Exhibit 300 must be completed for full funding consideration in the spring of 2008. More guidance and a complete Capital Planning and Investment Control calendar will be distributed soon.
 
Please submit your MNS to Melissa McNichols (melissa_mcnichols@blm.gov), by September 28, 2007. If you have any questions, or need additional assistance, please call Melissa at 303-236-1782.
 
Signed by:                                                       
Authenticated by:
Ronnie Levine                                                  
Robert M. Williams
Assistant Director                                            
Division of IRM Governance,WO-560
Information Resources Management
 
 
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