Keystone Technology Plan Presentation to Chesapeake Bay Program Information Management Subcommittee May 19, 2004 Nancie L. Imler Chief Information Officer.
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Keystone Technology Plan Presentation to Chesapeake Bay Program Information Management Subcommittee May 19, 2004 Nancie L. Imler Chief Information Officer
Background Information More than 40 entities under the jurisdiction of the Governor of the Commonwealth of PA invest approximately $1 Billion annually to create and support information technology (IT) infrastructure and systems. Investment and development efforts of this scope and magnitude need to be prioritized and leveraged to enhance information sharing and standardization across state government agencies. The events of 9/11/01 have generated an increased need for strengthening homeland security and coordinating IT security controls to protect the Commonwealth Citizens and infrastructure from attack.
In April 2004, Governor Rendell signed an Executive Order which fundamentally reshapes the governance structure for IT in the Commonwealth.
IT Governance Board Governor’s Office Office of the Budget, Office of Administration/Office for Information Technology (OA/OIT) Department of General Services
The IT Governance Board’s Role Commonwealth CIO, Chair Advise and counsel the Governor on IT matters Provide oversight/direction on critical IT initiatives Define the Enterprise IT strategic vision Help govern the Commonwealth’s IT expenditures Approve IT plans and direct IT investments Help facilitate interagency cooperation on IT projects
Agency Involvement (an essential component) Agency personnel will be involved in Enterprise Architecture and Geospatial Technology governance processes. Agency personnel will assist in establishing Commonwealth IT objectives through Community of Practice program.
Keystone Technology Plan Will serve as the information technology blueprint for the Commonwealth during the next 3 – 5 years.
Guiding Principals Governance Through Prioritized Investment Enterprise Architecture Business Partnering in an “Extended Enterprise” Measured Performance Customer Focused Supporting a Diverse, Adept Workforce
Key Challenges IT Credibility/Delivery Reduce Costs Increase Collaboration Across Agencies Expand Enterprise Architecture Create a More Balanced OIT Organization Reduce the number of contractors serving in staff augmentation roles
Key Challenges (continued) Legislative Review Lack of coordinated effort to obtain Federal Grants Continue to improve single point of access for agencies to OIT services Expand OIT capabilities in project management and technical consulting to address agency requests