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FD75510B360E7DAE872587D500725F98 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For FY 2022-23 IT CAPITAL BUDGET REQUEST: DEPARTMENT OF PERSONNEL AND ADMINISTRATION - PAYROLL MODERNIZATION

JOINT COMMITTEE COMMITTEE ON JOINT TECHNOLOGY COMMITTEE
Date Jan 25, 2022      
Location SCR 352



FY 2022-23 IT Capital Budget Request: Department of Personnel and Administration - Payroll Modernization - Committee Discussion Only


01:49:17 PM  
Deputy Director Follenweider
provided the committee with an overview of the department's FY2022-23 IT
Capital Budget Request: Payroll Modernization.  Deputy Director Follenweider
highlighted the key drivers as to why the department believes the request
to be necessary.  He also spoke about the difficulties associated
with maintaining the state's current payroll system.  
01:52:57 PM  
Deputy Director Follenweider
explained to the committee some of the research and background information
that the department gathered during the process of creating their budget
request.  
01:57:42 PM  
Members of the committee asked the representatives from DPA about possible avenues for the department to work with OIT and share resources, including employees. Representatives from DPA explained that their hope is to retain the employees they hire to implement the system in order to continue ongoing maintenance of the system.
02:00:04 PM  
Deputy Director Follenweider
responded to questions from the committee regarding the department's anticipated
approach in regard to utilizing off the shelf products or a custom-built
system.  
02:04:47 PM  
Members of the committee asked DPA representatives about whether Colorado Digital Services (CDS) was involved in the selection process for a vendor for the project. Members also inquired about the anticipated timeline for deployment of the new system. Tony Neal-Graves, Director of OIT, explained that a specific timeline is difficult to identify due to the various processes involved in establishing the new system, and migrating data from the old system.
02:09:35 PM  
Members of the committee
inquired about the various frequencies of pay (bi-weekly, monthly, weekly,
etc) that will be possible under the new system, and whether or not the
new system will support these different frequencies.  Deputy Director
Follenweider explained that the department's goal is to be able to accommodate
different pay frequencies, but that these accommodations will require statutory
changes.  






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