Purpose: Provide guidance on the process for Maryland State agencies to use in managing Accountable information
technology (IT) assets that used to support employee and contractor telework.
Policy Statement: Consistent with State law and policies related to telework, agencies will utilize the process described in Appendix A for relocating accountable IT assets that is needed by employees to perform their work functions at a telework location.
Applicable Law & Other Policy:
MD State Finance and Procurement Code Ann. § 3A-301-309
Governor’s Executive Order 01.01.2019.07
MD State Government Code §10-1301-1308
MD Department of General Services, Inventory Control Manual, July 2012
Scope and Responsibilities: All executive branch units of state government, except those identified in Maryland Code, SF&P § 3A-302. Agency executives, managers and staff shall ensure compliance with this policy.
Department of Information Technology (DoIT): An executive branch unit of Maryland state government, organized according to Maryland Code, State Finance and Procurement Article, § 3A.
Policy: A statement of jurisdiction and methods to guide agencies in the management of IT resources and services.
Telework: Agency-approved work locations for employees and contractors.
Accountable Assets: Accountable assets are those IT assets which are subject to the controls detailed in these policies and procedures.
Technical Specifications: See Appendix A.
Policy Review: By the DoIT IT Policy Review Board annually or as needed.
Contact Information: Chair, IT Policy Review Board, firstname.lastname@example.org 410-697-9724. The Policy #20-23 steward is the DoIT Director, End-User Services.
Signed 20-10 IT Support for TeleworkThe PDF version of this policy represents the authoritative policy document. This PDF version of the policy shall prevail in the event of any inconsistency between the signed policy document and the text presented on this page.
IT Policy #20-23, Appendix A
IT Equipment Support for Telework
Scope and Applicability:
Devices covered by this policy include any accountable IT assets as defined in the DGS Inventory Manual and the Desktop and Laptop Configuration Standards Policy.
The process for requesting to take accountable IT assets off-site to a telework location is:
After the appropriate documentation has been completed and signed, it is to be understood that any listed equipment is the responsibility of the user whose signature is displayed on the transfer documentation.
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