The Department of Information Technology is responsible for the direction and execution of information technology and communications system, and their support, across the Borough of Paramus wide are infrastructure on a 24/7 basis. This includes the study, design, development, implementation, support and management of computer-based information systems, primarily in software applications, computer hardware, telephone systems, video systems and mobile devices. IT primarily deals with the use of computers and computer software to securely store, process and retrieve information.
Our mission is to facilitate the cost-effective administration of IT operations within the borough by: establishing an enterprise architecture based upon meaningful standards; maintaining a secure, reliable and cost-efficient IT infrastructure; maximizing opportunities for data sharing and integration; supporting the development and appropriate oversight of agency IT projects; and expanding e-Government applications to improve service to citizens and businesses. IT has identified three core mission areas that highlight its key responsibilities. These are:
- Maintaining a Secure Shared IT Infrastructure
- Supporting Local Emergency Telecommunications Services
- IT Governance, Planning and Control