Louisiana Division of Administration

Strategy, Planning and Administration

SPA Overview

The Strategy, Planning & Administration Office handles the strategic planning, technology and data maintenance and enterprise governance for the Office of Technology Services.

Key Functions Performed

  • Strategic Planning and Analysis
    • Provides structure, guidance and delivery of multi-year IT strategic plan
    • Integrates planning with governance activities
  • Data Management
    • Oversees the "business side" of the state’s information assets
    • Focuses on establishing and ensuring adherence to a framework for data governance policies, standards and practices
    • Formulates near-term and long-range strategies for sharing data across the enterprise and between agencies.
      Defines required level of data consistency and quality to meet business needs
  • Technology Management
    • Defines the IT architecture to align key technologies with the mission and priorities of the state
    • Leads all aspects of developing and implementing a comprehensive technology strategy
    • Collaborates with key stakeholders to identify opportunities to reduce overall IT costs, share IT services and improve effectiveness of state operations through IT development of architectural solutions and promulgation of technology standards
    • Promotes technology innovation in support of the state’s business needs
  • Enterprise Governance
    • Provides multi-tiered governance framework across strategic, tactical and operational arenas