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Communities and Email Discussion Lists
Communications Technology Services (CTS) ListServs
Mailing lists for customers of the Texas Agency Network (Tex-AN) and the Capitol Complex Telephone System (CCTS).
Email discussion list for distributing information on DIR initiatives, policy review, and related research.
Email discussion list for networking and expertise sharing among IT professionals in Texas government.
Email discussion list for sharing training information within government. This list is primarily directed at those who coordinate or deliver training.
EIR Accessibility Council of Texas
The Electronic and Information Resources (EIR) Accessibility Council of Texas serves as an interagency work group to promote the ongoing improvement of the methods by which state agencies make electronic and information resources accessible to all state employees and the public, including people with disabilities.
IRAPC (Information Resources Asset Protection Council)
This security-related email discussion list provides for open communication between subject-matter experts in different State of Texas agencies and universities benefiting all members from a collective wisdom and helping with asset protection programs.
PESO (Public Electronic Services on the Internet) Working Group
The PESO Working Group provides a forum for addressing policy and technology issues related to improving access to government information and services via the Internet. PESO meetings are held the second Wednesday of each month. Membership is open to all government entities and the public. Email discussion list allows for announcements and information sharing.
TX-PM (Project Management)
Email discussion list for networking and expertise sharing among project management professionals in Texas government.
Data Management – DIR, in partnership with the Texas State Library and Archives Commission (TSLAC) and the Records Management Interagency Coordinating Council (RMICC), proposes legislation, updates administrative rules, and provides guidelines and best practices regarding data management. Also see Statewide Technology Priority: Data Management.
State Agency Coordinating Committee (SACC)
The purpose of the SACC is to examine administrative and management practices, review problems or issues that have an impact across agency lines, and encourage and foster management practices that are beneficial and cost effective for all state agencies. The group is a voluntary association composed of representatives of 17 specific agencies. SACC has several subcommittees. Some of the subcommittees are open to other state agency representatives beyond the 17 members.
- SACC – Meetings held quarterly, except during the Legislative Session, when they are held monthly. Meetings open to designated representatives, subcommittee chairs, and invited guests
- Finance Subcommittee
- Human Resources Subcommittee
- Internal Audit Forum (SAIAF) Subcommittee
- IT Subcommittee – monthly meetings; participation limited to designated representatives and invited guests.
- Legal Affairs Subcommittee
- Public Information Subcommittee
- Purchasing Subcommittee
- Training and Development Subcommittee – monthly meetings; open to representatives from any Texas state agency or institution of higher education
Mid-Size Agency Coordinating Council (MACC)
The mission of the Mid-Sized Agency Coordinating Council is to promote communication and education on issues affecting state agencies with at least 100 but no more than 799 full time equivalent staff positions.
Small Agency Task Force
Executive Directors of agencies under 100 employees meet periodically to share information. (No website at this time.)
TASSCC (Texas Association of State Systems for Computing and Communications)
The mission of TASSCC is partnering to advance education and networking among professionals supporting Information Technology for the Texas Public Sector.