Technology Advisory Council

The Technology Advisory Council (TAC) functions as the primary governance body for information technology in the executive branch of Kentucky state government.  The TAC advises the State CIO on implementation and management of strategic IT initiatives that maximize business value in support of service delivery while protecting the data and network resources that allow state government to operate. ​ 
 
Members of the council represent business, IT, or financial management leadership from each cabinet in the executive branch.
 
The TAC is chaired by the Chief Information Officer, Commonwealth Office of Technology.  

Members:

 
Agency: Member:
Economic Development Cabinet Katie Smith
Education and Workforce Development Cabinet Stuart Johnston
Energy and Environment Cabinet Rob Thorne
Finance and Administration Cabinet William M. Landrum III
Finance and Administration - Commonwealth Office of Technology Jim Barnhart
​Governor's Office ​John Hodgson
Health and Family Services Cabinet Robert Putt
Justice and Public Safety Cabinet Elzie Burgher
Labor Cabinet Brian Kiser
Labor Cabinet (GAPS)​ Denver Collett​
Office of State Budget Director Phillip Rosell
Personnel Cabinet Robbie Perkins
Public Protection Cabinet Judy Kail
Tourism, Arts and Heritage​ Cabinet Christopher Reece
Transportation Cabinet Heather Stout
 
 

Technology Advisory Council (TAC) Workgroups: 

 

CAPITAL IT PROJECT REVIEW COMMITTEE
 

  - Purpose:  Assist  COT in the scoring of Capital IT Project Requests to determine recommendations
                     to the Capital Planning Advisory Board as part of the biennial budget creation cycle.

  -      Chair:  Glenn Thomas (COT)

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ENTERPRISE APPLICATION DEVELOPMENT STRATEGY WORKGROUP 

  - Purpose:  To identify cost saving opportunities in the Commonwealth's development environment 
                     afforded by agile methodologies and shared platforms.  Work will include review of the
                     recently completed business application inventory and the current Systems Development
                     Lifecycle Guideline.

  -    Chairs:  Kenneth Jones (KYTC), Sandy Harp (COT)

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ENTERPRISE CLOUD COMPUTING STRATEGY WORKGROUP

 - Purpose:  To make recommendations to the State CIO concerning adoption of a formal strategy for 
                    Cloud Computing.  Recommendations will address service and deployment models
                    appropriate for the Commonwealth, cost-benefit analysis, security/risk avoidance, procure-
                    ment methods, governance, and vendor management for Cloud Computing

  -   Chairs:  Stuart Johnson (EDU), Jiju Joseph (COT)

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ENTERPRISE CONTENT / DOCUMENT MANAGEMENT STRATEGY WORKGROUP
 
- Purpose:  To identify a cost-effective strategy that will allow Commonwealth agencies to obtain 
                   ECM/EDM capabilities as an enterprise service and facilitate migration from siloed solutions
                   currently in place, as appropriate

  -  Chairs:  Robbie Perkins (PERS), Phil St. John (COT)

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ENTERPRISE IT PROCESS IMPROVEMENT WORKGROUP

 - Purpose:  To identify pain-points experienced by agency consumers of COT infrastructure services and the
                    relevant processes that support those services, and to suggest changes either in COT or agency 
                    processes to reduce common problems.


  -   Chairs:  Rob Thorne (EEC), Liz Rodgers (COT)

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ENTERPRISE MASTER DATA MANAGEMENT / BUSINESS ONE-STOP STRATEGY WORKGROUP

 - Purpose:  To identify issues related to master data initiatives within the Commonwealth to clarify strategic 
                    objectives and make recommendations to the State CIO.

  -   Chairs:  Thangappan Patturajah (CHFS), Meena Shaik (COT)
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