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This vast, searchable library includes IT-related documents containing plans, reports, policies, standards, guidelines, procedures, technology briefs, and other publications. It also includes draft documents posted for peer review and use by state agencies and institutions of higher education.

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Guidelines

BidStamp VIS Guide - Vendor Version 1.0 (PDF|1.94MB) BidStamp VIS Guide

December 2018

DIR BP2019-10 CA Technologies (PDF|193.79KB) DIR BP2019-10 CA Technologies Bulk Purchase

October 2018

Framework Reference Guide (PDF|480.02KB) This Texas Project Delivery Framework Reference Guide summarizes all steps required for a Major Information Resources Project with regard to Quality Assurance Team.

August 2018

LM Artifact Checklist (PDF|412.69KB) When developing your agency's Legacy Modernization artifacts, choose a level of detail (i.e., Level 0, 1, 2, or 3) based on the context, the audience, the purpose, and the architect's or designer's own experience.

July 2018

Information Resources Employees Continuing Education Guidelines (PDF|384.43KB) Information security continuing education guidelines for information resources employees.

July 2018

ISF 2018 - Keynote Dan Carayiannis (PDF|2.13MB) ISF 2018 Presentation

June 2018

Framework Reference Guide (PDF|470.7KB) Reference guide for the project delivery framework.

April 2018

SPECTRIM PCLS Instructions 2018 (DOCX|100.07KB) PCLS instructions document

April 2018

Legacy Modernization Guide (PDF|6.45MB) Guiding plans for modernization of legacy systems statewide and at the agency level.

April 2018

DIR-LMGuideDiagramsAndTools (ZIP|4.62MB) Legacy Modernization Guide Diagrams & Tools

April 2018
March 2018

Shared Services Software Purchasing Guide (PDF|111.72KB) Shared Services Software Purchasing Guide

March 2018

Managed Security Services FAQ (PDF|663.78KB) FAQ, MSS, MAS, managed security services

March 2018

Texas Cybersecurity Strategic Plan 2018 (PDF|3.94MB) The 2018-2023 Texas Cybersecurity Strategic Plan provides guidance to public sector entities regarding cybersecurity initiatives and strategy.

February 2018

IRM Agency checklist (PDF|406.63KB) Checklist for incoming and ongoing IRM's about their responsibilities.

January 2018

Videoconferencing Guidelines (PDF|672.67KB) Updated guidelines for videoconferecning

December 2017

FY 18 Application Portfolio Management Assessment and Validation Instructions (DOCX|747.43KB) Instructions for completing the business application validation and assessments for FY 18-19. Includes Assessment questions.

November 2017

Agency Reporting Timeline FY 18-19 (PDF|88.58KB) Graphic representation of agency responsibilities for IT planning and reporting for FY 18-19.

November 2017

Agency Guidance for FY 18-19 Reporting (DOCX|25.84KB) HIgh-level overview of IT reporting requirements for state agencies through FY 19.

November 2017

2018 IRDR Instructions (DOCX|333.16KB) 2018 Information Resources Deployment Review Instructions

November 2017