Technology, Management and Budget
Elliott-Larsen Building, 2nd Floor
320 S. Walnut Street
P.O. Box 30026
Lansing, MI 48909
Agency Services is responsible for delivering all technology solutions to state agency partners and in-turn, state agency citizen, tourist and business clients. This support spans the life-cycle of all technology solutions, from development through on-going maintenance and operational support. Collectively, Agency Services' goal is to leverage enterprise solutions to help reduce costs and standardize on similar platforms.
The Michigan State Budget Office is responsible for developing the governor's Executive Budget recommendation, presenting budget recommendations to the Legislature, and implementing the approved budget signed by the governor. The office also includes the Office of Financial Management, the Office of Performance and Transformation, and the Center for Educational Performance and Information.
The Office of the Chief Technology Officer primarily focuses on setting the technology strategy for the state of Michigan. The value of the state's investment in information technology is maximized by ensuring alignment with the agency services' functional requirements while reducing the underlying complexity and diversity of the underlying infrastructure. The office is also responsible for infrastructure and operations of the state's centralized information processing function, managing strategic vendor relationships and fostering innovation across the enterprise.
The Office of Children's Ombudsman (OCO) looks at complaints about children involved with protective services, foster care, adoption services, and juvenile justice and decides if the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) and the foster care and adoption agencies followed laws, rules and policies. The OCO takes all necessary actions, including legal action to protect the rights and welfare of Michigan's children. The OCO is responsible for reviewing cases about children who might have died because of child abuse or neglect. OCO informs the Governor, the legislature and the DHHS Director on ways to improve the child welfare system and educates the public about child welfare laws and policies.
The Center for Shared Solutions (CSS) provides enterprise governance, and delivery of services and products that are common to areas within state government. CSS also manages partnerships with local governments, educational institutions, and not-for-profits to leverage technology efficiencies across traditional organizational boundaries.
Cybersecurity functions leverage state, local, and national resources to ensure the confidentiality and integrity to effectively manage cyber emergencies and keep the business of state government – critical information, communication, and technology services to Michigan citizens – running smoothly. Additionally, Cybersecurity also delivers continuous improvement programs and cyber security awareness to state employees. Infrastructure Protection is responsible for providing security measures and emergency response efforts in addition to 24-hour monitoring of infrastructure security, life safety systems and heating, ventilation and air cooling systems in DTMB managed facilities and some leased facilities. The state employee parking and identification programs and coordination of all programs and activities associated with Homeland Security and Emergency Management are also done through DTMB’s Infrastructure Protection office.
The State Facilities Administration (SFA) manages and maintains state owned facilities and properties including heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) services, landscaping and energy management systems throughout the state of Michigan. SFA also provides facility design and construction management services for state agencies and colleges and universities implementing infrastructure improvements and new construction projects. SFA strategically manages the state’s portfolio of owned and leased space, providing agencies with services to meet changing space requirements, as well as handling land and surplus property dispositions.
Financial Services offers a broad range of services, including accounting services, departmental procurement and accounts payable processing, financial analysis, business planning, management-level reporting, automated billings, data collection and interfaces, as well as contract and lease management.
The Bureau of Labor Market Information and Strategic Initiatives (LMISI) is the official source of high-quality demographic, economic, and labor market information for the state of Michigan. LMISI administers the state's federal and state cooperative programs with the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and the Census Bureau; producing high-quality products and publications through grants from the U.S. Department of Labor and partner agencies in the state of Michigan. In addition, LMISI provides consulting assistance to internal and external customers, including legislators.
The Office of Performance Management (OPM) works to continually enhance the DTMB's performance by offering a variety of services, including process improvement, metrics consulting, employee engagement, customer satisfaction, administration of policies and forms and other strategic initiatives.
Enterprise Procurement is responsible for purchasing all goods and services on behalf of nearly all state agencies. Other responsibilities include managing a revenue generating state-wide cooperative purchasing program, MiDEAL, which extends state contracts to local units of government. In addition, Procurements sets all procurement policies and procedures. Currently, a Procurement Improvement Plan is being implemented with a target completion date of 2018, aiming to develop and maintain a world-class, enterprise-wide procurement model which consistently delivers excellent customer service and efficient use of taxpayers’ money by accomplishing the following, and more;
The Office of the Public Information Officer develops, coordinates and implements internal and external communications and marketing strategies for DTMB's customers, employees and the general public. In addition the office provides strategic oversight of social media governance for Executive Branch Departments, Agencies and Sub-units
The Office of Retirement Services (ORS) provides retirement plans and related retiree healthcare plans for over 550,000 public servants and their families, representing 1 in 9 Michigan households. ORS serves as fiduciaries for more than $74 billion in hybrid, defined contribution, defined benefit, and retiree health care trust fund assets. ORS serves those who work as state employees, public school employees, judges, state police, Michigan’s National Guard, and legislators who are part of the defined contribution plan. Big Plans. Small Steps.
"The Michigan Civil Service Commission established a system of collective bargaining for state classified employees, based on its constitutional authority over terms and conditions of employment for state classified employees. The Michigan Civil Service Commission rules recognize the Governor as having the authority to:
The Office of Support Services (OSS) strengthens the business operations and objectives of state government by offering cost effective, timely and high quality support services. OSS supplies a litany of services to state agencies, colleges and universities, local governments and certain non-profit organizations. These services include: