The Information Systems Division (ISD) provides the technical resources and support necessary to operate all of the Application Systems detailed in the Technology Master Plan relating to the City's information resources. ISD is a service function responsive to all departmental needs based on citywide priorities as established by the City Manager and the Executive Technology Review Committee. In addition, ISD will be responsible for the training and effective use of all City technology computer hardware, software, and peripherals. Finally, ISD provides internal coordination of technology efforts Citywide including substantial interface with all technology vendors to assure cost-effective, secure and reliable technologies compatible with the long-range needs of the City.
This mission statement from the Technology Master Plan, adopted by the City Council in March 1999 states as follows:
"It is the mission of the City of El Segundo to deploy technology in order to provide fast, convenient, comprehensive, and accurate information to people who live, work, visit, or have interests in the community. The City will make every effort to use the most appropriate and proven technologies in every area." Our example for the effective use of technology shall be a model for the operation of city services among our South Bay neighbors well into the new millennium."