1.1. This document is the operating standard for adding, updating, or retiring an operating standard at Office of Management and Enterprise Services / Information Services Division (OMES/ISD).
1.2. Operating standards may be proposed and/or written by anyone in the division, without regard to whether the material covered is within their particular area of responsibility. Non-ISD personnel acting on behalf of OMES/ISD in a contract or partnership agreement may also write standards.
1.3. Operating standards will apply to all personnel in the Information Services Division of the Office of Management and Enterprise Services.
1.4. Once a standard is issued, it can only be complied with or appealed, it cannot be ignored without the approval of the State CIO. Even though a standard is under question or has been appealed, it must be complied with until it is retired or modified. The affected units will first review any such proposal.
1.5. The submission, review, and approval processes are described in this standard.