CITY AND COUNTY OF SAN FRANCISCO
COIT ARCHITECTURE & POLICY SUB-COMMITTEE MEETING
Thursday, May 1, 2014
2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place
City Hall, Room 201
Flavio Aggio – Chair, Chief Technology Officer, Technology
Julia Dawson – Co-Chair, Deputy Director, Public Works
Dale Riley – Director, Information Services, City Attorney
Mike Dearman –Director, Financial Systems Replacement, Controller’s Office
Eugene Clendinen – Chief Administrative & Financial Officer, District Attorney
Michelle Geddes – Program Manager, Emergency Management
Jesus Mora –IT Manager, Fire
Norm Goldwyn – IT Director, General Services Agency
Jay Nath – Chief Innovation Officer, Mayor’s Office
Hoppers – IT Manager, MTA
Susan Merritt –CIO, Police
Susan Kearney –CIO, Port
Bill Kim –CIO, Public Health
Ken Salmon – CIO, Public Utilities Commission
Ephrem Naizghi – Chief Information Officer, Public Works
Ian Law – CIO, San Francisco Airport
Tajel Shah – Deputy Director, Treasurer-Tax Collector
Chanda Ikeda – COIT Analyst, Mayor’s Office
1. The meeting was called to order by Ms. Julia Dawson at 2:08 p.m.
2. Roll Call:
3. Approval of Minutes
The minutes of April 3, 2014 were amended for clarity and approved.
4. Discussion: City-wide Service Set Identifier Update
Mr. Flavio Aggio reported that COIT approved the Subcommittee’s proposed SSID standard and policy with specific conditions.
A general discussion followed in which members considered next steps in the implementation process, including branding discussions, timelines for transition and coordination of splash pages.
5. Discussion: Enterprise Equipment Standard
This item was tabled for a later date.
6. Discussion & Action: City-wide Mobile Device Management Standard
Following the prior month’s presentations by DPW and the PUC as well as discussions with the Airport and Sherriff’s Department, Mr. Aggio shared with the Subcommittee a working draft of MDM business requirements.
Upon review, Mr. Ken Salmon stated for the record that the PUC requires Federation on all Active Directory fronts.
A general discussion followed in which members considered additional business requirements, potential vendors, cost efficiency, and alignment of the selection process with negotiations of the City-wide Enterprise Agreement.
7. Presentation & Discussion: Voice Dial Plan & Voice Over IP (VoIP) Centralization (Greg Reed, VoIP Architect, En Pointe)
Mr. Reed discussed upcoming changes to the City’s dialing options due to the approval of a new San Francisco area code. He noted that use of the new code and associated changes would begin in 2015.
Within the context of these changes, Mr. Reed discussed differences between PBX and VoIP technologies as well as various benefits of transitioning to the latter system and standardizing the City’s dial plan.
Following a general discussion, Subcommittee members commented that more clarity was needed regarding potential cost savings or avoidance, and requested that this analysis be brought back for further consideration.
8. Public Comment
There was no public comment.
The meeting was adjourned at 4:00 p.m.