U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIORBUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT
UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR
BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20240
November 5, 2008
In Reply Refer To:
1265 (550) P
EMS TRANSMISSION 11/05/2008
Information Bulletin No. 2008-016
To: Assistant Directors, Center Directors, and State Directors
Attn: CIOs, BMC, and IRM Advisors
From: Assistant Director, Information Resources Management
Subject: Mission Needs Statements (MNS) for New Information Technology
Investments and Enhancements to Existing Investments for FY 2011
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 2011 funding considerations.
Mission Needs Statements are required for all new IT investments, enhancements/modifications exceeding $100,000 annually 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, a MNS must be submitted to the ITIB through the Division of Investment Management (WO-550) by November 21, 2008. If approved, an Exhibit 300 for full funding consideration must be submitted to the ITIB in the spring of 2009.
Please submit your MNS to Theresa R. Coleman (firstname.lastname@example.org), Chief, Division of Investment Management (WO-550) by November 21, 2008. If you have any questions or need additional assistance, please call Theresa at 202-452-5039.
Signed by: Authenticated by:
Ronnie Levine Robert M. Williams
Assistant Director Division of IRM Governance,WO-560
Information Resources Management
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