Find an IM/IT Guideline or Policy

Here you can find the most recent version of each IM/IT Guideline or Policy. 

You may notice gaps in the numbering. This is because some documents become obsolete over time.

More detail can be found for each document in the detail column.

1.   Appropriate Use

# Standard Description Applies to Detail
1.02 Guidelines on the Use of Open Source Software Guidelines to help inform decision makers when the use of Open Source Software packages are being considered. Ministries and Agencies when considering the procurement of software for the Province of British Columbia. Guidelines  (PDF)
1.03 Electronic Signatures Guide

Guide that provides a common starting point in navigating the requirements to build electronic signature solutions.

Ministry policy and technical teams considering moving signature processes online.

Guidelines

(PDF)

 

2.  Software Development

# Standard Description Applies to Detail
2.02 REST API Development Mandates the use of a specific software architecture style (REST) for public facing Application Programming Interfaces. All public facing application software programming interfaces. Guideline  (PDF)

 

3.  Information Management

# Standard Description Applies to Detail
3.02 Guidelines for Best Practices in Data Management – Roles and Responsibilities The roles and responsibilities described here reflect best practices for data management within the Province of British Columbia. From a business context, these concepts provide foundational support for improving information access and sharing both internally within government and to the public. Management of data sets. Guidelines  (PDF)

 

4.  Identity Management

# Standard Description Applies to Detail

 

5.  IT Management

  Standard Description Applies to Detail
5.11 Critical Systems Guidelines Supplement to the Critical Systems Standard Any system deemed critical. Guidelines  (PDF)


 

6.  IT Security

# Standard Description Applies to Detail

6.18*

Information Security Classification Guidelines

Supplement to the Information Security Classification standard
(link)

Applies to all of core government and to all contracted service providers conducting business on behalf of government

Guidelines
(link)