ITD Technology Projects Section

The TPS provides project management for major technological projects, employing Joint Application Development (JAD) methodology in response to user requests or the need for major upgrades, expansion, or modification of existing systems to better meet user needs. The JAD teams consist of the appropriate technical expertise from the Division, any other involved agency, outside contract vendor (if applicable), and representation from the concerned user group(s).

The TPS operates and maintains the Department’s Intranet, develops and supports a variety of specialized applications to solve business problems, performs new technology product evaluations, and is responsible for the development, implement and administration of $13,000,000 in COPS MORE projects. Major projects are characterized by large budgets, a heavy commitment of resources, and an implementation timeframe spanning more than one budgetary period.