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239B32736FFDE67D8725837F00714595 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For PRESENTATION FROM THE OFFICE OF THE STATE AUDITOR

JOINT COMMITTEE COMMITTEE ON JOINT TECHNOLOGY COMMITTEE
Date Jan 11, 2019      
Location SCR 352



Presentation from the Office of the State Auditor - Committee Discussion Only


01:37:46 PM  

Dianne Ray, State Auditor, Office of the State Auditor (OSA), introduced her staff and staff with BerryDunn, the contractor hired to perform the evaluation of state information technology (IT) resources. 

A full copy of the report can be found here: https://leg.colorado.gov/audits/hb17-1361-evaluation-report-evaluation-state-it-resources.

01:38:37 PM  

Matt Devlin, Deputy State Auditor, OSA, discussed the history of the evaluation, which was required under House Bill 17-1361.  Mr. Devlin summarized the purpose of the evaluation, which was to evaluate whether state IT resources have been properly consolidated under the Governor's Office of Information Technology (OIT) as required by statute.  The evaluation looked at five major areas of consolidation, including:

  • human resources;
  • IT assets and infrastructure;
  • cost savings and efficiencies;
  • IT billing; and
  • consumer satisfaction.

Based on the findings from the evaluation, 11 total recommendations were issued to OIT.

Mr. Devlin introduced Richard Boes, a consultant from BerryDunn, to the committee.

01:39:35 PM  

Mr. Boes provided a brief history of BerryDunn, which is both an accounting and consulting firm.  Mr. Boes discussed the process undertaken by BerryDunn as part of the evaluation.  Mr. Boes explained that they split the project up into three functional teams:

  • IT functions and operations;
  • IT project evaluation review and reporting; and
  • public relationships and customer satisfaction.

BerryDunn contracted with Market Decisions to conduct and analyzing surveys to evaluate customer satisfaction.  BerryDunn also had a CIO advisory council, which consisted of three chief information officers (CIO), including Mr. Boes, with state and local government experience.

01:42:51 PM  

Mr. Boes continued with a discussion of the evaluation findings and recommendations, beginning on page 7 of the report.

01:45:12 PM  
Mr. Boes responded to questions from the committee.
01:48:18 PM  

Mr. Boes proceeded with a discussion of the findings and recommendations from section 4 of the evaluation report, which begins on page 17.

01:51:36 PM  
Mr. Boes responded to committee questions regarding the recommendations.
01:56:19 PM  

Mr. Boes continued with a discussion of the findings and recommendations from section 5 of the evaluation report, which begins on page 26.

02:01:16 PM  

Mr. Boes continued with a discussion of the findings and recommendations from section 6 of the report, which begins on page 35.

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02:05:44 PM  

Mr. Boes continued with a discussion of the findings and recommendations from section 7 of the report, which begins on page 45.

02:07:08 PM  
Mr. Boes responded to questions from the committee.
02:08:15 PM  

Mr. Boes continued with a discussion of the findings and recommendations from section 8 of the report, which begins on page 50.

02:11:42 PM  

Mr. Boes and Mr. Devlin responded to questions from the committee.

02:14:12 PM  

Mr. Boes proceeded with a discussion of the findings and recommendations from section 9 of the report, which begins on page 58.

02:16:19 PM  

Mr. Boes responded to questions from the committee and continued with an overview of the recommendations from section 9.

02:20:19 PM  

Mr. Boes continued with a discussion of the findings and recommendations from section 10 of the report, which begins on page 62.

02:23:59 PM  
Mr. Boes responded to committee questions.
02:27:39 PM  

Mr. Boes continued with a discussion of the findings and recommendations from section 11 of the report, which begins on page 68.

02:30:28 PM  

Mr. Boes continued with a discussion of the findings and recommendations from section 12 of the report, which begins on page 72.

02:35:36 PM  
Mr. Boes responded to questions from the committee.
02:38:17 PM  

Mr. Boes continued with a discussion of the findings and recommendations from section 13 of the report, which begins on page 78.

02:44:00 PM  
Mr. Boes responded to questions from the committee.
03:03:08 PM  

Auditor Ray spoke about the recommendations from the report.

03:04:51 PM  

Mr. Devlin introduced Cindi Radke, IT Audit Manager, OSA, and provided a background of the audits performed by OSA.

03:07:31 PM  

Ms. Radke discussed the status of outstanding audit recommendations for OIT.

A copy of this report can be found here: http://leg.colorado.gov/sites/default/files/documents/audits/1811s_statu....

03:13:34 PM  
Ms. Radke responded to questions from the committee.
03:16:52 PM  

David McCurdy, Chief Technology Officer, OIT, briefly discussed OIT's response to the findings from the evaluation report.

03:20:55 PM  
Mr. McCurdy responded to questions from the committee.