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File #: 22-5417    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Investment Memo Status: Passed
File created: 9/1/2022 In control: Commissioners Court
On agenda: 9/13/2022 Final action: 9/13/2022
Title: Request for approval of the Final Investment Memo for the Application Repair Replace project for an additional incremental authorization of $2,000,000 for a total FY 2023 authorization of $4,000,000.
Department: Universal Services
Department Head: Major General Rick Noriega, Executive Director

Regular or Supplemental RCA: Regular RCA
Type of Request: Investment Memo
Investment Memo Type: Final Investment Memo

Project Name: Application Repair Replace
Project ID (if applicable): NI032
Vendor Legal Name (if applicable): N/A

MWDBE Contracted Goal (if applicable): N/A
MWDBE Current Achievement (if applicable): N/A
Justification for 0% MWDBE Participation Goal: N/A - Goal not applicable to request

Managing Entity: Universal Services
Incremental Authorization Requested: $2,000,000
Total Estimated Project Cost: $11,000,000 (FY23-FY27)

Request Summary:
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Request for approval of the Final Investment Memo for the Application Repair Replace project for an additional incremental authorization of $2,000,000 for a total FY 2023 authorization of $4,000,000.
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Project Description:
Much like physical infrastructure, applications and software packages have a defined shelf life. Technology and development methodologies change over time to improve capabilities and efficiencies. Software packages become obsolete as vendors stop supporting them or the underlying technology gets replaced. Based on a defined ranking methodology, Universal Services ranks and classifies applications that need attention and/or replacement. This is a lifecycle management project to address the updates, replacement, or redevelopment of various applications.

For the next fiscal year (FY23), the focus will be on Pre-Purchasing Application (PPA), Technology Procurement Request (TPR), and JIMS2/Juvenile application. JIMS2 allows Harris County Juvenile Probation Officers (JPOs) and agency contracted Service Providers to document casework details related to the juvenile's justice involvement. In addition to functioning as a repository for casework information, the data captured also answers offense and casework questions required in federal and state reporting. The users of the JIMS2 applicati...

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