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Project Review Committee (PRC)

The purpose of the PRC is to ensure that IT the projects comply with IT standards and policies, are initiated with proper IT staff assigned, and are driving the strategic enterprise goals.


Submit a Project:


To initiate a project please complete and submit a Project Request Form. Project request forms can be found here: (Project Request Form v3.0). 
Please email these forms to the Project Review Committee (PRC) at doa.prc@doit.ri.gov.  These forms need to be completed and submitted to the Project Review Committee allowing for adequate time for review.  After submission, you will receive confirmation and be notified by the PRC of the date and time of your review. 

Any project that meets any of these criteria need to be submitted through the PRC process. 

  • Expected to utilize 100 or more hours of IT effort
  • Citizens facing application
  • May have potential security risks or sensitive data
  • Requires purchase of IT infrastructure or hardware
  • Requesting Information Technology Investment Fund (ITIF) funding

RI Statute 42-11-2.5Info Tech Investment Fund Policy


Project Review Meetings:


The PRC meets on the first and third Tuesdays of the month to review new or pending project requests.  It is expected that the primary business contact or sponsor along with the Agency IT Manager attend the scheduled PRC meeting to present the project.  The meetings are scheduled for 20 minute intervals to review, but not troubleshoot the project.
On the day that the project is presented to the PRC a recommendation will be made of either one of the following:

  • 'Initiate' - Proceed with next steps of the project.
  • 'Pending' - Further information may be need before proceeding with the project
  • 'Rejected' – The project can’t continue any further or it needs to be completely revised and then resubmitted


Project Follow Up:


Meeting notes with action items and decisions will be sent to all applicants after the meeting. After the project, has been “Initiated” please follow the guidance of the Project Management Office (PMO) including listing and tracking the project with the PMO office.


Members:

Bijay Kumar Chief Digital Officer
Chirag Patel Chief of IT Applications
Ramesh Madhavan Chief of Vendor Management, Contracts, and Strategic Sourcing
Tony Lupinacci Chief Technology Officer
Phil Silva Assistant Director, IT
Alan Dias Assistant Director, IT
Sandra Deneault Assistant Director, IT
Sandy Furtado-Nardozza Chief of Staff
Meghan Neary IT CFO

Any communications regarding this Project Request should be directed to the PRC email: doa.prc@doit.ri.gov .  Please reach out if you have any questions. 

 




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