DEFINITION Division Technology specifications define the hardware and software products, procedures, processes and controls necessary for Division schools and central services departments to follow to ensure that legal requirements and Division needs are met.
REQUIREMENTS All Division schools and central services departments shall follow the specifications listed below when acquiring, developing, maintaining, using, upgrading and disposing of hardware, software, data communications and related technologies:
RATIONALE Division-wide practices shall be established where required to protect the access, availability, integrity and confidentiality of Division information systems. It is more efficient and cost-effective when common technologies, applications and processes are used across the Division.
Division Technology, in consultation with stakeholders, shall develop specifications as required.
Specifications shall be approved by the Superintendent of Schools.
Division Technology shall maintain and communicate changes to approved specifications.
The Division shall only support technology processes, hardware, software, and related technologies that meet the specifications.
Division Technology specifications shall be communicated using the Division technology website and other Division communication vehicles.
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