Welcome to Information Systems
The Montgomery County Information Systems (IS) Department is responsible for computer network and technology initiatives for the entire county. The IS Department will manage and lead technology projects for departments in order to allow them to meet their technology strategies and vision.
The Information Systems Department is made up of 13 personnel including: the Director, Office Manager, six software specialists, and five hardware and network engineers. All personnel within the department require the added skill of business analysis in order to provide the best customer support possible to the county.
With an annual operating budget of approximately $1.5 million, the IS Department is responsible for a computer network that spans through all county offices and departments, including but not limited to: data storage and backups, server management, wireless networks, network routing, internet services, a computer and printer replacement program, software management and help desk support for over 850 users. Additionally, with an added capital projects budget, the IS Department continues to ensure the county keeps pace with technology trends and solutions that allow county departments to better serve the public.
Montgomery County applies information technology in a manner that elevates the level of productivity and efficiency to the highest extent possible, including working only on projects that have been appropriately funded. The proper application of technology improves individual productivity, improves the quality and timeliness of work outputs, and provides County staff with an enhanced quality of life by automating and simplifying many processes and tasks. IS further develops an environment and culture in which Elected officials, directors and their staff look upon technology as an effective tool for supporting the daily activities as well as the critical business functions within Montgomery County.