Who are the PSDCs?
Each PSDC is made up of a representative from the OCIO and representatives from the departments selected by department executives.
Mandate of the PSDC
The PSDC provides strategic business direction for a client’s information technology and information management initiatives and monitors the delivery of these services to the client.
The committee is a forum for leadership, guidance, and key decision-making. The PSDC will make decisions on a consensus basis to support the effective provision of IT/IM services to the client while respecting the priorities and resource constraints of the client, the OCIO, and government.
Areas of Focus
The specific roles and responsibilities of the PSDC include:
- Client visions, priorities and plans;
- OCIO visions, priorities and plans;
- Project prioritization;
- Budgeting processes;
- Business cases for IT/IM initiatives;
- Escalation of major client issues; and
- Approval of new IT/IM initiatives.