The Office of Information Technology (O.I.T.) is responsible for providing the information backbone used by the Georgia Department of Corrections to manage its business and safeguard the public. O.I.T. uses the most effective technology available to create an integrated information system that minimizes the effort of data collection and provides quick, accurate, and secure information to the Georgia Department of Corrections, other law enforcement agencies, the courts, and the people of Georgia.
The Director and Assistant Director of O.I.T. oversee and coordinate the operations of three sections. The Office of Information Technology supports over 8200 technology users at over 200 sites.
The Technical Services Section is responsible for application security and administration, field computer and network support, equipment installation and replacement, implementation of Technical Services projects, network engineering and database administration, and the operation of the Help Desk.
The Enterprise Systems Development Section is responsible for development and support of the agency's web-based enterprise applications, development and support of the agency intranet portal, public web site (www.dcor.state.ga.us) and related applications, and maintenance and support of the agency's legacy mainframe and client server applications.
The Administration Section is responsible for technical contract management, software licensing compliance, procurement and budget administration, personnel services, fleet management, space management, strategic and workforce planning, liaison with the Georgia Technology Authority, project tracking, and management of the state-wide technical inventory and technical supply warehouse operations.