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The evaluation team examined Distributed Computing Services (DCS) provided by Shared Services Canada (SSC) to a group of client organizations on a cost-recovery basis. DCS encompass a range of services that support the provisioning and functionality of employee workstations and computing environments, such as desktop engineering, deployment and ongoing technical support. SSC’s work in consolidating government-wide procurement of software and hardware was excluded from the evaluation. The objective of this evaluation, as per the Treasury Board Policy on Evaluation, was to determine the relevance and performance of DCS.
The objective of this audit was to provide assurance that appropriate controls, processes and functions had been defined for Shared Services Canada (SSC) to proactively manage the demands of, and relationships with, its partners and clients. The scope of the audit included the controls, processes and functions within the Information Technology Infrastructure Library service lifecycle related to demand and relationship management with SSC’s partners and clients.
The objective of the audit was to provide assurance on the adequacy of information technology (IT) asset management at Shared Services Canada (SSC) and to ensure compliance with government policies and SSC procedures. The scope of the audit included SSC’s IT asset management (ITAM) processes, tools and controls including the application of these processes, tools and controls from September 1, 2014, to September 30, 2015.
The objective of the audit was to provide assurance regarding the adequacy and effectiveness of Shared Service Canada’s (SSC) corporate governance (structure, processes, controls and information for decision making) with a view to supporting efficiency, accountability and achievement of SSC’s mandate.
As part of its efforts to modernize how the federal government manages its information technology infrastructure, Shared Services Canada (SSC) initiated a comprehensive Government of Canada-wide business transformation hinging on six core infrastructure programs. These programs entail greater complexity and magnitude than typical programs, and as such, they were identified and recommended to be reviewed as a suite of system under development (SUD) audits by SSC’s Departmental Audit Committee. To support SSC in managing this complex transformation, the Office of Audit and Evaluation conducted quarterly SUD audit programs of SSC’s Information Technology (IT) infrastructure programs in 2016-17 and 2017-18. This report provides a summary of three of the four 2017-18 SUD audits on the topics of project management; activities vs projects, data centre consolidation; data centre closures, cyber and IT security; IT security requirements in procurements.
This audit provides assurance to the President of Shared Services Canada (SSC) and the Departmental Audit and Evaluation Committee that SSC’s account verification process for telephony services was effectively designed. The scope of the audit included the practices for certification for FAA section 34 and section 33 as well as expenditure initiation. The following policy instruments were taken into consideration: Financial Administration Act; Directive on Account Verification; Directive on Delegation of Financial Authorities for Disbursements; and Directive on Expenditure Initiation and Commitment Control.
Effective project management is critical for Shared Services Canada (SSC) to deliver on its mandate. To mitigate vulnerabilities in project management, the SSC Project Management Centre of Excellence (PMCoE) defined and implemented SSC’s Project Management Framework (PMF). A primary component of the PMF was the Project Management (PM) Directive. This audit provides assurance as to whether appropriate systems, processes and controls for managing projects were in place at SSC to support the achievement of SSC’s mandate.
The objective of this audit was to determine whether Shared Services Canada (SSC) was implementing a security policy framework that was consistent with Treasury Board (TB) policies regarding security and whether Security Assessment and Authorization (SA&A) processes were in place and working as intended. The scope of the audit included SSC’s security policy framework and the SA&A process from April 1, 2012 to October 31, 2013.
The objectives of this audit are to provide assurance that the Project Management and Delivery Operating Guide is aligned with the Project Governance Framework; that the guide has been communicated effectively to stakeholders within SSC; and that SSC projects are following the Project Management and Delivery Operating Guide and Project Governance Framework.
The objective of this audit is to provide assurance that governance, risk management and control processes for the cost management of SSC-led projects are in place and working effectively.