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J_JTC_2019A 02/22/2019 01:37:12 PM Committee Summary

PUBLIC
STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING
JOINT COMMITTEE COMMITTEE ON JOINT TECHNOLOGY COMMITTEE
Date 02/22/2019
Attendance
Baisley X
Bridges X
Tate X
Titone X
Singer *
Todd X
Time 01:37:12 PM to 03:41:33 PM
Place SCR 352
This Meeting was called to order by Senator Todd
This Report was prepared by Luisa Altmann
Hearing Items Action Taken
Presentation from the Judicial Department regarding JBC-referred budget request Send a letter to the Joint Budget Committee that recommends fully funding the Judicial Department's R-06: IT Infrastructure.
Presentation from the Governor's Office of Information Technology regarding JBC-referred budget requests Send a letter to the Joint Budget Committee that recommends fully funding OIT's R-02: Securing IT Operations and R-06: Enterprise Data Integration Services
Other Committee Business Revise the JTC's funding recommendations for FY 2019-20 IT capital requests to include recommending funding for all higher education projects in tiers 4 and 5, in addition to the projects in tiers 1 through 3 that were previously recommended for funding, including a revision to CSU-Pueblo's request to $1.3 million for FY 2019-20.

X = Present, E = Excused, A = Absent, * = Present after roll call
01:37:31 PM

Luisa Altmann, Legislative Council Staff, provided an overview of the meeting agenda.



Presentation from the Judicial Department regarding JBC-referred budget request - Send a letter to the Joint Budget Committee that recommends fully funding the Judicial Department's R-06: IT Infrastructure.


01:39:04 PM  

Hugh Wilson, Budget Manager, Judicial Department, and Chad Cornelius, Chief Information Officer, Judicial Department, provided an overview of the Judicial Department's request: R-06: IT Infrastructure Spending Authority. A copy of the presentation can be found in Attachment A.

01:54:56 PM  
Mr. Cornelius responded to questions from the committee regarding the department's use of cloud services.
02:03:00 PM  
Representative Titone requested that the department provide a list of the facilities with the worst internet speeds across the state.
02:03:42 PM  

Mr. Cornelius responded to questions from the committee regarding leasing options considered by the department; information regarding the VideoLink support services; details related to the request for information security enhancements; whether the department has examined support available from cloud services regarding service responsiveness and data security; the risk to public safety that would exist without this requested funding; and information related to the department's IT security request.

02:17:41 PM  
Mr. Wilson responded to committee questions regarding the ability of the Judicial Department Information Technology Cash Fund to support ongoing expenses related to the requests.
02:18:55 PM  

Mr. Cornelius responded to questions from the committee related to the department's data centers; bandwidth issues in relation to cloud services; and the portion of the request related to the application development portion.  Senator Bridges requested a list of the approximately 28 pieces of custom software being support by the application development portion of the request. Mr. Cornelius responded to questions from the committee regarding to the impact of investing in new software with corresponding personnel expenses.

02:28:28 PM  

The committee discussed the committee's options regarding the request.

02:34:28 PM  

The committee discussed the role of IT within the Judicial Department and the use of external vendors for professional services.  The committee stressed the importance of creatig efficiencies within the department, including an exploration of cloud services and leasing.  The committee indicated that they were reasonably satisified with the department's explanation of being able to sustain the ongoing operational expenses with cash funds.



02:38:55 PM
Motion Send a letter to the Joint Budget Committee that recommends fully funding the Judicial Department's R-06: IT Infrastructure.
Moved Baisley
Seconded
Baisley Yes
Bridges Yes
Tate Yes
Titone Yes
Singer Yes
Todd Yes
Final YES: 6   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



Presentation from the Governor's Office of Information Technology regarding JBC-referred budget requests - Send a letter to the Joint Budget Committee that recommends fully funding OIT's R-02: Securing IT Operations and R-06: Enterprise Data Integration Services


02:40:11 PM  
Deborah Blyth, Chief Information Security Officer, Governor's
Office of Information Technology (OIT), provided an overview of OIT's budget
request R-02: Securing IT Operations. A copy of the presentation can be
found in Attachment B.
02:43:58 PM  

Ms. Blyth described the ransomware incident that recently occured at the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT), and the lessons OIT learned from that incident that eventually led to this request. Ms. Blyth responded to questions from the committee regarding what could have been done differently prior to the CDOT incident.

02:49:29 PM  
Ms. Blyth continued with the presentation and described details related to the budget request.
02:56:13 PM  
Ms. Blyth responded to questions from the committee related
to the request, including whether the FTE being requested are covered within
the ongoing operating request. David McCurdy, Chief Technology Offier,
OIT, added commentary related to committee questions related to OIT's multi-year
strategy for cybersecurity. Ms. Blyth described how OIT interacts with
the cybersecurity work being done with the military in Colorado and other
entities.
03:12:48 PM  
Ms. Blyth responded to questions related to the work OIT
does to help protect other entities, including the Judicial Department,
and whether OIT is considering leasing options.


03:15:58 PM
Motion Send a letter to the Joint Budget Committee recommending fully funding OIT's R-02: Securing IT Operations.
Moved Bridges
Seconded
Baisley Yes
Bridges Yes
Tate Yes
Titone Yes
Singer Yes
Todd Yes
YES: 6   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS
03:15:59 PM  

Jon Gottsegen, Chief Data Officer, OIT, provided an overview of OIT's budget request R-06: Enterprise Data Integration Services.

03:24:57 PM  
Mr. Gottsegen and Mr. McCurdy responded to a committee question related to how this request may make state data more available, including through the Colorado Information Marketplace.

Mr. Gottsegen and Mr. McCurdy responded to a committee question related to how this request interacts with the Department of Human Services budget request related to their Joint Agency Interoperability project.

Mr. Gottsegen responded to a committee question related to the two FTE being requested by OIT in this request.



03:34:08 PM
Motion Send a letter to the Joint Budget Committee recommending fully funding OIT's R-06: Enterprise Data Integration Services.
Moved Bridges
Seconded
Baisley Yes
Bridges Yes
Tate Yes
Titone Yes
Singer Excused
Todd Yes
YES: 5   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



Other Committee Business - Revise the JTC's funding recommendations for FY 2019-20 IT capital requests to include recommending funding for all higher education projects in tiers 4 and 5, in addition to the projects in tiers 1 through 3 that were previously recommended for funding, including a revision to CSU-Pueblo's request to $1.3 million for FY 2019-20.




03:38:26 PM
Motion Revise the JTC's funding recommendations for FY 2019-20 IT capital requests to include recommending funding for all higher education projects in tiers 4 and 5, in addition to the projects in tiers 1 through 3 that were previously recommended for funding, including a revision to CSU-Pueblo's request to $1.3 million for FY 2019-20 (described in Attachment C).
Moved Bridges
Seconded
Baisley Yes
Bridges Yes
Tate Yes
Titone Yes
Singer Yes
Todd Yes
YES: 6   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


03:41:33 PM   The committee adjourned.