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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.
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.
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.
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 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 Information Management (IM) Strategy 2015-2018 was developed in the context of SSC’s strategic outcomes, transformation agenda, Open Government initiative, and Government of Canada’s Blueprint 2020 principles.
This strategy was also developed in support of the Government of Canada’s IM 2020 Vision, which includes managing information as assets to better serve citizens, make informed decisions, and enable quality reporting.
The audit examined the relevant processes and controls for High Performance Computing related to decision-making, capacity planning and client engagement. This audit was undertaken to provide assurance that processes are in place and aligned to SSC’s mandate, government priorities and client needs for the strategic delivery and management of High Performance Computing services.
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.
This fact sheet provides an overview of changes made to the Shared Services Canada (SSC) Act concerning the delegation of SSC procurement authorities.
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.