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Montana CIO Ron Baldwin Outlines His Mainframe Exit Strategy

Managing technology assets for an entire state is a complex endeavor. As part of the strategic planning process, CIOs must constantly weigh resources against business needs throughout the enterprise. Over the past few years, many CIOs have cited concerns over the expense of maintaining legacy technologies like the mainframe.

SITSD News Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Millions in Savings Expected from Montana Consolidation Effort

At the NASCIO Midyear conference in Virginia last month, we talked to many state CIOs who echoed the importance of the priorities that make up the organization's top 10 list for 2017. It's a set of priorities that align closely with those gathered by the Center for Digital Government's* 2016 Digital States survey. Both lists rank cybersecurity as job No. 1,...

SITSD News Tuesday, May 23, 2017

CRM Role Changes and Contact Information

SITSD has recently moved its Customer Relationship Managers to a new role within SITSD under the technical Bureau Chiefs. Effective April 4, 2016 the Customer Relations Managers (CRMs), now referred to as Business Analysts, will begin reporting directly to the technology service providers (SITSD Bureau Chiefs). The SITSD Bureau Chiefs will individually and...

SITSD News, 2016 Friday, April 8, 2016

2016 State of Montana IT Strategic Plan

The State's Information Technology Strategic Plan serves as the voice of the Montana Information Technology Act (MITA), 2-17-523 MCA, and documents the strategies of the State Chief Information Officer (CIO). The plan is reviewed every two years to reflect new state IT goals and objectives. It provides a framework and guidance for the...

SITSD News, 2016 Tuesday, March 1, 2016