The Information Technology Department has a number of very exciting projects currently in progress.The 2016 calendar year is expected to be one filled with positive transformation fueled by wonderful innovation.
Appearing on the list below are some of the investment and maintenance projects scheduled for 2016 that:
Will take over six months in duration
Cost over $100,000
Are a City Council priority
Enterprise Asset Management System (EAMS) Implementation - Implement a system to maintain an up-to-date inventory of the City's infrastructure, its catch-up and keep-up needs, and available funding.
Fiber-to-the-Premise (FTTP) & Wireless Planning Recommendation - Evaluate the feasibility of building out a citywide FTTP Network in Palo Alto.
Geospatial Information System (GIS) Evaluation - Contract a GIS consultant to perform an analysis of our current GIS environment, business processes, and current strategy, and make recommendations on a new strategy.
Enterprise Portfolio Project Management (PPM) Tool Implementation - Identify and implement a cloud-based enterprise wide PPM tool.
Construction in the Right-of-Way Notification Solution - Identify a solution to collect and track all City permitted work in the Right-of-Way. The solution will provide notification as well a geospatial (mapped) representation of where the related work is taking place.
Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Planning and System Selection - Collect business requirements from all City departments and divisions in order to bid and select one or more systems and services to support the future City ERP needs.
Council Chambers Audio/Visual (AV) Equipment Replacement - Replace Council Chambers AV equipment. Remove the old analog equipment and replace it with digital equipment.
Information Technology Service Management (ITSM) Replacement - Replace the City's current ITSM system to enable a higher level of customer service.