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Planning for WIC's Future Technology Needs : A Report to Congress

Last Modified: 11/20/2013

WIC Management Information Systems Planning for WIC's Future Technology Needs : A Report to Congress This report responds to a Congressional mandate for the Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) to establish a long-range plan for the development and implementation of State agency Information Systems (IS) in the WIC Program.  In the development of this plan, FNS reviewed State agency system capabilities and consulted with the National WIC Association as well as systems experts.  The WIC 5-Year Technology Plan included in this Report to Congress outlines the Agency’s goals, objectives, and strategies to address the current and future needs of WIC systems.    

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Report Cover 

Executive Summary 
Provides an introduction to the Report and highlights the issues and challenges of Information Technology in the WIC Program.  

WIC 5-Year Technology Plan - Fiscal Years 2001-2005
Describes WIC's technology goals and objectives, as well as plans for achieving them.

Attachment A
Describes core and future core automated functions.

Attachment B
Describes various WIC IT funding sources.

Attachment C
Provides an overview of FNS' oversight of State agency systems.

Attachment D
Outlines the results of a meeting held December 1999 to identify technology goals and strategies for achieving goals.

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