U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIORBUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT
UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR
BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20240
December 18, 2008
In Reply Refer To:
1265 (550) P
EMS TRANSMISSION 12/19/2008
Instruction Memorandum No. 2009-042
To: Assistant Directors, State Directors and Center Directors
Attn: Chief Information Officers, Project Managers and IRM Advisors
From: Assistant Director, Information Resources Management
Subject: Fiscal Year 2009 Annual Operational Analysis (OA) for all Information
Technology (IT) Investments DD: 01/23/2009
Program Area: Information Technology Investment Management
Purpose: This Instruction Memorandum establishes a due date for the Fiscal Year 2009 Annual Operational Analysis (OA).
Policy/Action: System Owners of National-level IT investments (Majors and Non-Majors) in the Evaluate Phase (Attachment 1) are responsible for ensuring an OA is performed annually to assess and document the investment’s:
Results of the analysis are to be captured in the Operational Review Template
(Attachment 2) and submitted to Sayed Naved, Project Manager Division of Investment Management, by e-mail. All costs associated with conducting an OA should be planned and included in the annual operations and maintenance costs for each IT investment.
Timeframe: Please submit the OA to firstname.lastname@example.org, by Friday, January 23, 2009.
Budget Impact: None.
Background: The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) requires that all Steady State (Operations and Maintenance) projects/systems be reviewed annually to document the continued effectiveness in supporting mission requirements and minimize the cost of asset ownership. Performing OA is a key practice within the GAO’s IT Investment Management maturity model and the results of OA are reported to OMB each year.
Manual/Handbooks Affected: None.
Coordination: This policy has been coordinated within Information Resources Management Directorate (WO-500).
Contact: Please forward your technical or process questions to Sayed Naved at 202-452-7733. All other inquiries should be directed to Theresa R. Coleman, Chief, Division of Investment Management (WO-550) at 202-452-5039.
Signed by: Authenticated by:
Ronnie Levine Robert M. Williams
Assistant Director Division of IRM Governance,WO-560
Information Resources Management