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This newly created office is key in implementing and using the new IT Governance Framework, depicted in the graphic below, which includes oversight and portfolio management of all major IT investments. Using the standard framework and statewide policies the office will work with agencies to identify and resolve IT project issues and strike a balance between central delivery and agency flexibility. The staff serves as advisors, making recommendations for agency alignment with enterprise strategies and architecture, project management and IT governance maturity, industry best practices and agency business goals. They look for solutions and cost-sharing opportunities across multiple agencies and offer alternate solutions to business problems. This office helps facilitate efficient decision making, policy and statutory adherence and provides tools and training to assist agencies in achieving project success.