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Management Information Systems (MIS)

MIS Mission

To ensure proper and efficient utilization of technology, in order to facilitate cost-effective and mission-critical services to the community. Maintain the necessary service level for response to user and system issues. Maintain a secure technology environment with a high availability necessary for Public Safety operations and disaster considerations. Maintain and implement best practices while identifying technology solutions that streamline business practices.

Management Information Systems
About the Department

Responsibilities
The Sanibel Department of Management Information Systems is responsible for evaluating and implementing new technology systems, to insure proper and efficient utilization of technology in order to facilitate cost-effective and mission critical services to the community. Maintain the necessary service level for response to user and system issues. Maintain a secure technology environment with a high availability necessary for Public Safety operations and disaster considerations. Maintain and implement best practices while identifying technology solutions that streamline business practices.

2013 Goals: Current goals of the Sanibel Department of Management Information's Systems include the following:

  • Replacement of City Hall, Center "4" Life, CHR, Recreation Center Phone Systems
  • Integration of the City's video systems into a single, centrally managed system
  • Annual Update of Hurricane Plan and continued Damage Assessment Training
  • Continued end user training for city software packages

2012 Goals: Current goals of the Sanibel Department of Management Information Systems include the following:

  • Upgrade of City Computers and Software to Windows 7 and Office 2010
  • Replacement of City Hall telephone system
  • Identify and review areas to decrease annual recurring costs
  • Integrate the City's video systems into a single, centrally managed system
  • Extend use of cloud technology and use of virtual servers to enhance disaster capabilities and reduce costs

2011 Accomplishments
Recent accomplishments of the Sanibel Department of Management Information Systems include the following:

  • Additional areas of interest added to Police Department video systems
  • Annual update of Hurricane Plan
  • New wireless parking machine payment systems
  • Evaluated and selected Tyler Munis to replace HTE
  • City's website migrated to cloud for streamlining of service
  • Upgraded Mackenzie Hall audio systems
  • iPads for Council and some City employees

Upcoming Challenges
The Sanibel Department of Management Information Systems supports the functions of all other Departments. As Departments' needs for technology expand, more MIS resources in terms of equipment, space, and staff are needed. Currently, the needs of Departments have outpaced the ability of MIS to provide support with current resources.

Learn More about the Sanibel Department of Management Information Systems (pdf 359.77 kB) including Responsibilities, 2012 Goals, 2011 Accomplishments, and Upcoming Challenges.

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