Publications

IT Continuity Planning in Government

April 2010
The audit found that the provincial government’s information technology systems are sufficiently prepared to recover from a localized event, but not from a major disaster. The report was discussed by the Legislative Assembly’s Select Standing Committee on Public Accounts on February 9, 2011. The third follow-up on the report’s recommendations is expected in April 2012.

Follow-up Report: Updates on the implementation of recommendations from recent reports (March 2010)

March 2010
This follow-up report contains the self-assessed progress of ministries and organizations in implementing the recommendations made in the Auditor General's reports. The report was discussed by the Legislative Assembly’s Select Standing Committee on Public Accounts on May 26, 2010.

Wireless Networking Security in Government: Phase 2

March 2010
An audit of five provincial ministries and two post-secondary institutions found both progress and room for improvement in their wireless networking security. This report builds on the work of a previous audit. The report was discussed by the Legislative Assembly’s Select Standing Committee on Public Accounts on May 26, 2010.

Electronic Health Record Implementation in British Columbia

February 2010
An examination of whether the Ministry of Health Services has appropriate and effective mechanisms in place to guide, monitor and report on the implementation of its EHR initiative while meeting the goals of a Canada-wide compatible EHR system. The report was discussed by the Legislative Assembly’s Select Standing Committee on Public Accounts on May 26, 2010.

Oil and Gas Site Contamination Risks: Improved oversight needed

February 2010
A report on the Oil and Gas Commission's oversight of upstream contamination risks at oil and gas sites in British Columbia. The report was discussed by the Legislative Assembly’s Select Standing Committee on Public Accounts on June 10, 2010.

The PARIS System for Community Care Services: Access and Security

February 2010
A report on the access and security of the clinical information system used by Vancouver Coastal Health Authority. The report was discussed by the Legislative Assembly’s Select Standing Committee on Public Accounts on May 26, 2010.

Board Use of Information

December 2009
What do board members think about the information they receive to carry out their responsibilities? This report examines the results of a survey sent to public sector board members in B.C. regarding their access to and use of information. The report was discussed by the Legislative Assembly’s Select Standing Committee on Public Accounts on June 10, 2010. Copies of the surveys can be downloaded below, and boards are also encouraged to review the guidelines we prepared to assist them in their use of information.

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