Desktop Team Gap Analysis Gap Analysis A - Standardization Description o Define what are the strategic tier(s) of desktops including desktops, laptops, thin clients, PDAs, tablets, and operating systems o Develop standards for the defined tier(s). o Identify current inventory. o Develop strategy and plan for agencies to migrate to the strategic tier(s). o Establish an ongoing review process. o Estimated time to complete: 6-12 months Principle o Principle A - Optimization of Desktops o Principle E - Use Standard Technologies and Open Architecture Gap Analysis B - Security Description o Establish a core security group (a standing work group comprised of both ITD and agency representation) to research security issues, patches, etc. and disseminate information to agencies. o Establish a state repository of security recommendations identified by the core security group. o Estimated time to complete: Ongoing when group is established. Principle o Principle G - Ensure Desktop Security Gap Analysis C - Best Practices Description o Establish best practices user groups and mechanisms for communication. (Listserv’s, e-mail, groups, etc) o Evolve user groups towards the strategic tier of desktops and operating systems. o Develop recommendations for a coordinated approach to training end users on the strategic tier of desktops and operating systems. o Estimated time to complete: 6 months to create groups, ongoing. Principle o Principle D - Best Practices for Desktops Gap Analysis D - Leveraging Purchases Description o Develop recommendations for state purchasing contracts to cover all supported tiers of desktops. o Mechanism to modify state contracts in response to changes in desktop and operating system technology. o Establish communications process for agencies/EA to provide input and recommendations to state purchasing when developing state contracts and follow up review process. o Estimated time to complete: 6-12 months, ongoing review. Principle o Principle C - Leverage Purchases of Desktops at the Enterprise Level. Gap Analysis E - Integration Description o Integration will be addressed through standardization of desktop. Principle o Principle A - Optimization of Desktops. Gap Analysis F - Investment/TCO/ROI Description o Depends on legislative funding and agency budgeting allocations. o Provide ongoing justification/recommendations in support of IT investments. o Estimated time to complete: Ongoing. Principle o Principle B – Desktop standards will address total return on investment Gap Analysis G - Disaster Recovery Description o Establish a core disaster recovery group to research disaster recovery issues and disseminate information/recommendations to state agencies. o Estimated time to complete: Ongoing. Principle o Principle F - Ensure Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity Gap Analysis H - Manageability Description o Manageability will be addressed through standardization of desktop. o Estimated time to complete: 12-18 months Principle o Principle D - Best Practices for Desktops.
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