Division of Technology

History

A brief timeline, outlining the history of the SC Department of Administration's Division of Technology Operations is provided below.
 
  • 2015 – The Division of Technology moved under the auspices of the new Department of Administration
  • 2014 – DSIT renamed Division of Technology Operations, an operating unit under the Division of Technology
  • 2008 – CIO renamed Division of State Information Technology (DSIT)
  • 2006 – Governor signed S. 572 into law, amendmending the Consolidated Procurement Code
  • 2005 – CIO launched new Web portal, SC.Gov
  • 2002 – South Carolina Enterprise Information System (SCEIS) went live at the Department of Mental Health
  • 2001 – SC Budget and Control Board hired first State CIO
  • 2001 – OIR renamed Division of the State Chief Information Officer (CIO)
  • 1999 – Internet collaboration between the SC Budget and Control Board and the State’s research universities
  • 1997 – Information Resources Council created to facilitate info. resource planning and sharing among agencies
  • 1996 – Data Center Consolidation Study completed, led to consolidation of eight data centers into one facility
  • 1994 – Some IT planning provisions deleted from Consolidated Procurement Code
  • 1994 – DIRM renamed Office of Information Resources (OIR)
  • 1989 – State Data Network established
  • 1984 – Burroughs mainframe computer purchased for shared use by multiple agencies
  • 1983 – DIRM established the Statewide Integrated Telephone System
  • 1983 – SPOT resulted in the establishment of the Division of Information Resource  Management (DIRM) 
  • 1983 – State Plan on Technology (SPOT) was developed in response to Procurement Code requirement
  • 1981 – Section 11-35-1580 of the Consolidated Procurement Code was enacted, called for a State IT Plan