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IT standard practices enable successful solutions.

Through an established governance process, the State Chief Information Officer sets specific state IT policies and standards. This site collects all information technology-related policies and standards in one place, along with their guidelines, best practices and other information to help agencies succeed in technology development and management.


  • Accessibility

    State law requires state agencies to adhere to federal standards for accessible documents and websites. Find helpful information on meeting those standards.

  • Business

    Policies, standards and other information that addresses business-level issues and concerns.

  • Commodities

    Find the state standards for IT products and learn about the purchasing process.

  • Financial Customer Policies

    Find information about customer policies, including billing and account management.

  • Data

    Policies, standards and other information covering data formats, naming, administration, disposition and similar areas. This section includes geospatial data.

  • Project Management

    Policies that focus on project management and how project information and status is gathered and maintained for portfolio reporting and analysis.

  • Security

    IT Security is a high-profile issue for agencies. These policies, standards and guidelines can aid agencies in protecting their information assets.

  • Social Media

    Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn... find social media resources that can help your organization connect to colleagues and citizen-customers.

  • Technology

    Policies, standards and other information covering the "nuts and bolts" of making things work. This section covers areas from data centers to telephones to networking.