Pacific Northwest Digital Govt Summit Background State of Idaho –26,096 employees –FY08 general fund budget $2.8B - FY08 total budget $5.7B
Pacific Northwest Digital Govt Summit Background Legacy mainframe statewide accounting and payroll systems –(both close to 20 years old) –Both systems home-grown, TCO less than $3 million. –Need for better information- decision makers and budget analyst frustrated.
Pacific Northwest Digital Govt Summit Background Previous Attempts –Vision started in 1994 –Attempted 3Xs No appropriation
Pacific Northwest Digital Govt Summit Challenge Agencies asking for a backend reporting tool for the statewide financial, HR, and payroll system Extend life of legacy systems- No funding available for wholesale change. Provide right information to the right people at the right time- single truth
Pacific Northwest Digital Govt Summit Solution Enterprise Team- deepen our gene pool- cross boundary/multi-disciplinary/outside users Consultants – knowledge transfer- scoring, rating, and Gartner No appropriation again = raised funds Open source MySQL DB on z/Linux mainframe- leveraging existing resources Cognos – query and report studio, powerplay cubes
Pacific Northwest Digital Govt Summit Lessons Learned Communication Let those who will use it, help design it. Engage and involve stakeholders – LSO(Legislative) and DFM (Executive)
Pacific Northwest Digital Govt Summit Benefits for Idaho Better data for better decision making One authoritative source Greater transparency Ad-Hoc vs. “on the fly” Cost Savings and Cost Avoidance
Pacific Northwest Digital Govt Summit Contact Info Idaho State Controller’s Office Deputy State Controller Dan Goicoechea (208)