Shared Services Canada
SSC IT Transformation Plan Consultation
Shared Services Canada is consulting employees, federal departments, industry and Canadians on its IT service delivery and transformation goals, which will be considered before finalizing the IT Transformation Plan. The consultation will run from September 20 to October 31, 2016, and can be accessed from Shared Services Canada’s IT Transformation Plan Consultations website. A “What We’ve Heard” report will be issued in November 2016. Along with other initiatives currently taking place across government to improve the use and management of IT, this consultation will inform the next edition of the IT Transformation Plan. Please visit the News Release for more information. Comments are welcomed.
The ITIR is an important forum for Shared Services Canada (SSC) and the Government of Canada as it allows the Department to draw upon the expertise that resides in the private sector. SSC’s partnership with the IT industry is an excellent means for coming up with cost-effective and innovative solutions to meet the goals of the Government’s IT transformation agenda.
Starting in July 2016, Shared Services Canada procurements will be initiated using the Procure-to-Pay (P2P) Portal, a new system that electronically manages the procurement to payment processes. P2P will enable SSC to modernize business practices, expedite processing and payment with suppliers, and improve the end-to-end service delivery experience for our customers.
As Canadians prepared their tax information, Shared Services Canada’s (SSC) Service Delivery Management (SDM) Branch worked hard behind the scenes, collaborating with the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA), to lead the Tax Filing Infrastructure Readiness (TFIR) 2016 pro.
- Shared Service Canada's (SSC) role during an emergency situation is to provide support for the information technology (IT) infrastructure used by federal organizations to respond quickly to crises and deliver services to Canadians.
To respond to the wildfire in Fort McMurray, SSC has:
• delivered portable computing devices, as needed by partners, and distributed air cards and rocket sticks to connect to wireless networks;
• provided wireless hubs, cell phones and satellite phones to enhance communications capacity;
• maintained email and BlackBerry services for federal employees in the affected area;
• ensured network and telephone connectivity for multiple Service Canada evacuation and reception sites;
• worked closely with telecommunications service providers to account for downed communications towers; and
• monitored additional wildfires for possible Shared Services Canada support requirements.
- New Fact Sheets
$463 million to stabilize mission-critical information technology systems and to strengthen IT security.
Strengthening Cyber Security Protection
Budget 2016 strengthens the Government of Canada’s cyber-security regime.
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