Information is a significant asset to all levels of government. As
such, it is important that the asset is managed to maximize its value
not only to government but also in the provision of services to
citizens. The Information Management Sub-Committee is playing a
leadership role to support the mission of the Public Sector Chief Information Officer Council (PSCIOC) which is to enhance service
delivery to the Canadian public through collaboration across governments
and demonstrated leadership in the management of information and
The mandate of the IM Sub-Committee is to provide advice and
direction on the management of information assets to the PSCIOC. The
Information Management Sub-Committee is comprised of representatives
from the federal government, provincial/territorial jurisdictions and
municipal government. Representatives are generally responsible for
information management legislation and administration.
The objectives of the Information Management Sub-Committee are:
- To promote and guide the implementation of the PSCIOC’s Information
Management Framework by facilitating the development of and recommending
policies, standards and practices that support improved information
management across all levels of government.
- To assess common challenges, areas of cost savings and efficiencies, and recommend common approaches for adoption by members.
- To foster the sharing of achievements and policies, standards and practices within the subcommittee membership.
- To promote and facilitate cooperation and collaboration amongst the information management communities across the country.