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J_JTC_2019A 01/24/2019 07:37:20 AM Committee Summary

PUBLIC
STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING
JOINT COMMITTEE COMMITTEE ON JOINT TECHNOLOGY COMMITTEE
Date 01/24/2019
Attendance
Baisley X
Bridges *
Tate X
Titone X
Singer *
Todd X
Time 07:37:20 AM to 09:25:48 AM
Place SCR 352
This Meeting was called to order by Senator Todd
This Report was prepared by Andrea Denka
Hearing Items Action Taken
Presentation from the University of Northern Colorado on FY 2019-20 Budget Request Committee Discussion Only
Presentation from the Office of Information Technology Committee Discussion Only

X = Present, E = Excused, A = Absent, * = Present after roll call

Presentation from the Office of Information Technology - Committee Discussion Only


07:38:03 AM  

Luisa Altmann, Legislative Council Staff, introduced the agenda for the meeting.

07:39:37 AM  

Theresa Szczurek, Executive Director and Chief Information Officer of the Governor's Office of Information Technology (OIT), introduced herself to the committee and provided a handout (Attachment A). 

07:47:40 AM  

Dr. Szczurek presented OIT's vision and OIT's Executive Leadership Team to the committee.

08:00:22 AM  

Dr. Szczurek responded to questions from the committee.jkl

08:02:46 AM  

Don Wisdom, Director of Infrastructure Services at OIT, presented on OIT's current progress from the first phase of the Strategic Infrastrucuture Needs budget request funded in FY 2018-19.

08:09:45 AM  

Mr. Wisdom responded to questions from the committee.

08:12:05 AM  

Dana Thorson, Data Center Operations Manager of OIT, provided an overview on OIT's FY 2019-20 budget request: Strategic Infrastructure Needs.  OIT is requesting $5.2 million of reapproprated funds to complete the second phase of the two phase project to replace infrastructure and add public cloud access to the Lakewood Data Center (LDC). 

 

08:22:06 AM  
Mr. Thorson responded to questions from the committee.



Presentation from the University of Northern Colorado on FY 2019-20 Budget Request - Committee Discussion Only


08:23:56 AM  

Bret Naber, Chief Information Officer at the University of Northern Colorado (UNC), and Brad Sharp, Director of Infrastructure and Support Services at UNC, provided an overview of UNC's FY 2019-20 budget request: Next Generation Cyber Security Network (Attachment B).

UNC is requesting $1.4 million of state funds to rearchitect UNC's cyber security network because the current infrastructure is unable to support the increased number of devices and bandwith used on campus. 

 

 

08:44:15 AM  

Mr. Naber and Mr. Sharp responded to questions from the committee.



Presentation from the Office of Information Technology - Committee Discussion Only


08:45:13 AM  

Dr. Szczurek introduced OIT's assessment of the BerryDunn recommendations from the House Bill 17-1361 evaluation report.

08:46:45 AM  

William Chumley, Chief Customer Officer of OIT, gave an overview of OIT's assessment on BerryDunn's recommendations. Mr. Chumley showed the results of The 2018 Digitial State Survey, which rated Colorado a B+ and put Colorado as the 14th highest ranked state out of 50 states. 

BerryDunn had 42 recommendations for OIT after the evaluation was completed.  As of today, eight have been implemented, four have been partially implemented, and thirty are in process of being implemented.

08:50:36 AM  

Mr. Chumley gave a brief overview of the recommendations by specific sections of the BerryDunn assessment.

 

08:56:26 AM  

Mr. Chumley responded to questions from the committee.

08:57:24 AM  

Mr. Chumley continued to give a brief overview of recommendations by the sections of the BerryDunn assessment.

09:02:55 AM  

Dr. Szczureck,  Mr. Chumley, and David McCurdy, Chief Technology Officer of OIT, responded to questions from the committee.

09:16:19 AM  

Committee discussion ensued.


09:25:48 AM   The committee adjourned.