The Georgia Technology Authority recently announced the consolidation of three information technology reports, required for internal compliance. The streamlined, web-based reporting system will make the reporting requirements quicker and easier for agencies to comply with data submissions, according to GTA.
The three different reports cover Agency information security, IT expenditures and IT governance reporting. Because these reports share much of the same data, agencies using the new system will only need to enter the information once.
The Agency Information Security Report process will act as the main hub for data input, since for most agencies all required information will be gathered using that system.
GTA also reports that the twelve agencies participating in the Georgia Infrastructure Transformation (GAIT) 2010 have already submitted most of the required information as part of the initiative. GAIT is a statewide initiative being spearheaded by IBM and AT&T to consolidate and streamline Georgia’s IT infrastructure. Earlier this summer, GTA announced the consolidation of 21 help desks into a single, toll-free number. IBM and AT&T worked worked with
The process has been underway for close to a year and has been heralded, by and large, as a success.