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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
                                                                                                            DD: 11/21/08    
 
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 (theresa_coleman@blm.gov), 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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Last updated: 10-21-2009