North Carolina General Statutes § 147-33.72E Project management standards

(a)        Agency Responsibilities. - Each agency shall provide for one or more project managers who meet the applicable quality assurance standards for each information technology project that is subject to approval under G.S. 143-33.72C(a). Each project manager shall be subject to the review and approval of the State Chief Information Officer.

Each agency project manager shall provide periodic reports to the project management assistant assigned to the project by the State CIO under subsection (b) of this section. The reports shall include information regarding project costs, issues related to hardware, software, or training, projected and actual completion dates, and any other information related to the implementation of the information technology project.

(b)        State Chief Information Officer Responsibilities. - The State Chief Information Officer shall designate a project management assistant from the Office of Information Technology Services for any project that receives approval under. G.S. 147-33.72C(a) if the project costs or is expected to cost more than one million dollars ($1,000,000), whether the project is undertaken in single or multiple phases or components. The State Chief Information Officer may designate a project management assistant for any other information technology project.

The project management assistant shall advise the agency with the initial planning of a project, the content and design of any request for proposals, contract development, procurement, and architectural and other technical reviews. The project management assistant shall also monitor agency progress in the development and implementation of the project and shall provide status reports to the State Chief Information Officer, including recommendations regarding continued approval of the project. (2004-129, s. 2; 2007-281, s. 1.)

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