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Purpose:

Identify sponsorship, validate the value proposition, assess the risk, and identify funding priorities of their department's technology initiatives for business operational efficiency, and ensure those initiatives are incorporated into the Technology Business Plan. The BMC will also ensure that countywide strategies are incorporated into department plans.

Overview:

The Business Management Council was established by Ordinance #14155 in July 2001. It is chaired by the County Chief Information Officer and includes one Deputy Director and Operations Cabinet Member from each agency.

The council shall act in an advisory capacity to the county’s chief information officer in carrying out duties related to developing short-term, mid-term and strategic business objectives for information technology countywide, in recommending information technology proposals for funding and in developing standards, policies and guidelines for implementation.

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Sub committees:

  • Finance and Budget: to review and recommend each cost/benefit analyses and IT Project Business Cases and to provide the Technology Management Board with a recommended list of IT projects to the county's Chief Information Officer.
  • IT Asset Management: to develop and maintain policies, standards, processes, systems and measurements that enable the organization to manage the IT Asset Portfolio with respect to risk, cost, control, IT Governance, compliance and business performance objectives as established by the business.
  • Note: BMC – Privacy Sub-Team disbanded as of July 22, 2008.
  • Note: BMC - Electronic Records & Document Management SubTeam disbanded as of Feburary 26, 2008

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