Presentation on theme: "Commonwealth of Massachusetts Executive Office of Health and Human Services Update on HHS IT Meet and Greet Sessions with HHS SCIO and IT Leadership Team."— Presentation transcript:
Commonwealth of Massachusetts Executive Office of Health and Human Services Update on HHS IT Meet and Greet Sessions with HHS SCIO and IT Leadership Team July 19 th - 23 rd 2010
2 Agenda Items 1 Update FY11 – Quarter 1 IT Objectives – 20 Min 2 Response to submitted E-Mail Questions – 10 Min 3 Questions and Answers – 15 Min
3 FY11 Q1 Objectives 1.Address FY11 budget shortfall immediately 2.Confirm our plans for Desktop, Network, Help Desk and Call Center consolidation 3.Complete Wave 1 transition plans 4.Kick off the HHS IT governance process 5.Confirm and Implement HHS IT Organization
4 Address FY11 Budget Shortfall Immediately 1.Secretary’s July 15 th Memo underscores the seriousness of the situation. IT Admin accounts are facing a $11M shortfall. 2.Addressing this gap has been our number 1 priority. We are exploring all methods available to minimize impact to jobs 3.Solution Set includes 1.Consolidation for savings 2.Reduction in usage and services 3.Reduction in contracted personnel and Solution Providers 4.Voluntary HR initiatives, and 5.Capital funding opportunities 4.Our timeline to solve this is as soon as possible within Q1
5 Confirm our Plans for Desktop, Help Desk and Call Center Consolidation 1.We support over 26,000 desktops, 24,000 telephones, 4 Networks, 9 Help desks & Call Centers. 2.Executive Order 510 requires these services to be consolidated at the Secretariat’s level. 3.We are initiating a 4 week exercise to develop implementation plans for such consolidation 4.Expect reorganization, retooling and redeployments and new opportunities to be part of this plan. 5.Shall finalize the implementation timeline in August.
6 Complete Wave 1 Transition Plans 1.Wave 1 is the consolidation of over 400 HHS servers into a virtualized environment at ITD and the associated transfer of HHS IT staff to ITD. 2.Over 80 personnel applied for 54 positions available. 35 positions have been filled. 3.Transition planning is underway to address the “gaps” that have resulted at HHS 4.These transition plans are being developed at the individual level in consultation with the current and future supervisors. 5.As we manage shaping our new reorganization, and identify new opportunities at HHS, we need to be informed by the Wave 1 gap implications
7 Kick off the HHS IT Governance Process 1.As we solve for the budget shortfall and manage impact to agency IT Service Delivery Models due to IT consolidation, we need to maintain a clear and aggressive communication channel with our Business Stakeholders 2.To that end, we have kicked off the HHS IT Governance Board process 3.Each Agency Commissioner, Business Head is nominating one representative to this body 4.We expect our first meeting within three weeks.
8 Emerging EOHHS IT Organization Chief Operating Officer Andy Dodge Secretariat Chief Information Officer Manu Tandon Commonwealth Chief Information Officer IT Governance Board : Establishes and communicates IT priorities WORKING DRAFT NOT FINAL Director of IT Project Mgmt. and Planning - Posted - Governance Council management and staffing Program Management Office Standard Processes and Tools IT Federal Procurement Inventory Control Director of IT Finance and Administration Pat Ghannam HR Liaison IT Finance IT Procurement and Budget Director of IT Training & Communications Training & Professional Development Compensation management IT Application Training and Delivery Career Counseling IT Communication and Publication HHS Websites Director of Operations & Customer Service Technical Operations (Walter Johnson) – Security Ops; Network and Tech. Services; App. Ops. Support; Site Mgmt.; Ops. Administration EOHHS Service Desk (Donna Perchase)– Tier 1 and 2 Help Desk; ITIL Framework; Business Service Mgmt. Director of IT Controls Quality Assurance Release Mgmt. Change Mgmt. IT Security Controls IT Audit and Controls ADA Policy and Controls Production Control Standards Policy and Control Deputy SCIO Mary Ellen Bennard Agency IT Service Directors (CIOs) Application Service Delivery Model Tier II Help Desk Support – Aligned with systems / content areas but common technology and cross training App. Developers / application DBAs / Business Analysts – Aligned primarily with systems but with sharing- collaboration Common Services Chief Technology Officer Director of Engineering Central App. Development Integration / Shared Services Centralized Architect Team Performance Lab IT Chief Security Officer IT Security Policy Security Design Security Application Scanning Variance request and review Director of IT Strategic Initiatives Russ Murray Organization Model to be finalized VOIP Implementation Special Projects Needs DefinitionStaffing Gaps
9 Agenda Items 1 Update FY11 – Quarter 1 IT Objectives – 20 Min 2 Response to submitted E-Mail Questions – 10 Min 3 Questions and Answers – 15 Min
10 E-Mail Q&A 1.Can we host weekly technology seminars to foster internal transfer of knowledge about EOHHS IT technologies? 2.We would like to see an IT organization with fever silos and more collaboration 3.When will we finalize the organizational placement of Data Analysis and Reporting group at MassHealth 4.Is there any plan to invest in an enterprise asset discovery tool 5.I have heard IBM Tivoli shall replace CA 6.When will TPL employees get pay raises 7.Are there going to be operational impacts of moving to Quincy? 8.What job functions shall remain at the Agency, HHS, ITD level 9.What agencies shall be coming to HHS next and when? 10.What impact will Secretary Bigby’s message regarding staff reductions have on future consolidation of agencies?
11 A Few Final Thoughts 1.I appreciate the anxiety and stress and we are feeling due to the budget and lack of complete definition on consolidation 2.I am committed to make responsible decisions, in close collaboration with the Secretariat Executives, and move our IT organization ahead through these challenges. We will get past it. 3.We are all being asked to do more with less – and I appreciate the “stepping up” I see happening on a daily basis 4.While these are trying times, these are also times of new opportunities within HHS IT. Seize them! 5.You have my commitment to communicate with you aggressively at each step along the way 6.How can you help? - Continue doing the very best job you can in serving the needs of our customers AND keep an open mind for new ways of doing things 7.And I think Paul – the Octopus is a FLUKE!
12 Agenda Items 1 Update FY11 – Quarter 1 IT Objectives – 20 Min 2 Response to submitted E-Mail Questions – 10 Min 3 Questions and Answers – 15 Min
14 Executive Order 510 requires consolidation of IT personnel, finances, and management. Executive Order 510 directed executive branch agencies to consolidate: IT infrastructure (networks, email, data servers, etc) at the Commonwealth level Help desk, desktop support, Internet, some systems, and all personnel and finances at the Secretariat level Skills and strategies to support agency specific IT systems are aligned with the agency level Beginning in FY10, all IT funding and personnel were centralized at the Secretariat (Level II). Planning is now focused on defining the relationship between the Secretariat, Agencies & the Commonwealth