Gcc Stakeholders Meeting July 2010


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Gcc Stakeholders Meeting July 2010

  1. 1. Geospatial Stakeholders MeetingJuly 2010<br />
  2. 2. Former <br />Mapping Services<br />Technical Services Division<br />Who Are We?<br />The New <br />Geospatial Competency Centre<br />Former <br />Land Information Toronto<br />Information & Technology Division<br />
  3. 3. Generic Competency Centre Characteristics<br /><ul><li>Provides single point of contact for a competency
  4. 4. Blends IT and competency knowledge to solve business problems
  5. 5. Separates competency knowledge from lines of business
  6. 6. Repository of resource pool (reduces skills overlap)
  7. 7. Generates and refreshes knowledge, competencies, practices and skills
  8. 8. Collaborates with shareholders and business partners</li></li></ul><li>Chronology of Facts<br /><ul><li>2006: IT Governance and Organization Design by IBM – client centric business model, 3 competency centres (Web, SAP, Geospatial)
  9. 9. 2007 – 2008: IT Governance and Organization setup
  10. 10. 2009: geospatial transformation discussions
  11. 11. 2010 - 2011: geospatial transformation project</li></li></ul><li>Why Geospatial Transformation?<br /><ul><li>Increased client pressure to integrate business critical data bases with City geography
  12. 12. Need to enable integration of all core land base data sets within the central data repository
  13. 13. Clients don’t know who to go to for services
  14. 14. Uncoordinated planning for projects employing geospatial functionality
  15. 15. Need to define corporate geo-application development vs. business (divisional) application development
  16. 16. Need to better utilize existing geospatial tools and development environment
  17. 17. Need for coordinated policy development for managing the geospatial environment</li></li></ul><li>Why Geospatial Transformation?<br /><ul><li>Need to address increasing demand for public access to public data (WEB 2.0)
  18. 18. Need to better manage resources, skills, and development to address changes and increasing business demand</li></li></ul><li>Transformation Decisions<br /><ul><li>Transition Mapping Services from Surveys & Mapping to GCC except:
  19. 19. Street naming functions (name selection and validation)
  20. 20. Addressing process, including inspection
  21. 21. Street status and road acquisition
  22. 22. Validation of compliance with conditions for development review
  23. 23. Composite utility mapping supporting Capital Works Program
  24. 24. Administration of Digital Map Owners Group
  25. 25. Ensure that GCC is the prime contact for all geospatial services to City business units and external organizations
  26. 26. Create Geospatial Governance
  27. 27. Engage stakeholders in GCC business activities
  28. 28. Create a new geospatial service delivery framework
  29. 29. Create a new GCC organizational structure</li></li></ul><li>GCC Mandate<br /><ul><li>Provide centre of excellence for geospatial data, technology, and consulting
  30. 30. Serve as first point of contact for geospatial services
  31. 31. Maintain foundation geography (land base) data
  32. 32. Coordinate policy, standards, and methodologies for applications development
  33. 33. Coordinate access to geospatial data and technologies
  34. 34. Ensure alignment with enterprise frameworks
  35. 35. Promote and share experiences
  36. 36. Monitor and track business solution requirements
  37. 37. Develop and sustain solutions
  38. 38. Coordinate with external service providers</li></li></ul><li>Geospatial Governance <br />Business Advisory <br />Panel<br />Enterprise Architecture<br />Review Panel<br />Executive Sponsor<br />Deputy City Manager<br />Geospatial Steering<br />Committee<br />Stakeholders <br />Advisory Group<br />GCC<br />Geospatial Initiatives<br />GCC Project Teams, Internal, and External Partners<br />
  39. 39. Stakeholders Role <br /><ul><li>Engage GCC in business planning and priorities setting
  40. 40. Participate in an integrated geospatial work plan development
  41. 41. Contact GCC for geospatial needs
  42. 42. Share business strategies, goals and objectives….. and risks
  43. 43. Contribute knowledge and experience
  44. 44. Participate in policies and standards development
  45. 45. Review, consider, propose new processes and procedures, performance measures and standards
  46. 46. Implement best practices
  47. 47. Initiate dialogue around issues
  48. 48. Participate in stakeholders advisory group</li></li></ul><li>GCC Transformation Steps<br /><ul><li>Continue using existing organizational structure, reporting, services delivery processes, data, and technology
  49. 49. Identify candidate areas for immediate improvement, utilize all resources to improve efficiency and effectiveness of services
  50. 50. Create Geospatial Steering Committee
  51. 51. Engage stakeholders in transformation process
  52. 52. Diagnose geospatial service delivery
  53. 53. Planning and scoping
  54. 54. Execute transformation plan
  55. 55. Develop performance measurements for continuous improvement</li></li></ul><li>Interim Organizational Structure<br />
  56. 56. Target Vision<br /><ul><li>Higher quality of data and information
  57. 57. Extended geography network
  58. 58. More integrated data in geospatial repository
  59. 59. Comprehensive, integrated, multi-divisional geospatial strategy
  60. 60. Policy framework to support effective integration of geospatial data and technology with business processes
  61. 61. Other technologies integrated with GIS
  62. 62. Data access through variety of channels
  63. 63. New data visualization and analysis tools
  64. 64. Extended training and development program
  65. 65. New platforms for software development (cost balance)
  66. 66. Geospatial tools based on SOA and SaaS architecture</li></li></ul><li>New Designs<br />Increase Maturity<br />More Analysis<br />New Framework<br />Geospatial Service<br />Analysis<br /> Working Group<br /> Service Analysis<br /> Mandate Review<br /> Recommendations<br /> Approvals<br /> Communication<br />Review of business functions, processes, procedures, standards<br />Service Catalogue<br />SLA’s OLA’s<br />A new service delivery framework<br />Build partnerships<br />Competencies review and building plan<br />Stakeholders and governance reviews Evaluations, recommendations and approvals<br />Stakeholders and <br />governance reviews <br />Evaluations, <br />recommendations<br /> and approvals<br />2009<br />2010<br />2011<br />GCC Transformation High Level Timeline<br />2011<br />2010<br />2009<br />Design for mapping program sustainment<br />Design for a new IGE<br />New organizational design<br />Plans for increasing maturity<br />Competencies building<br />Preliminary Design<br />