Information Management & Technology
Information management and information technology (IM/IT) play important, interconnected roles in government administration: they inform decision-making, policy development and service delivery.
The management of government information and the use of government technology are guided by legislation, policies and standards. IM/IT initiatives are governed by the capital investment management framework, which maximizes the value of technology investments and ensures the long-term costs of implementing technology are fully considered.
Government employees have a number of responsibilities for managing information and security, including:
- Protecting privacy and personal information
- Ensuring information security
- Managing records
- Providing access to information
The B.C. government provides ministries and the broader public sector with strategic technology services. These systems ensure employees have the tools they need to deliver effective services to citizens. Examples of technology services include: