The Information Technology department manages the computer infrastructure and information systems across over fifty operational locations. This includes the administration of a secure and reliable network for over 900 computer systems including the operation of the high speed, broadband Simcoe Community Access Network (SCAN) which also serves 16 member municipalities and over 20 municipal libraries. The County’s information systems include core functions such as financial management, procurement, human resources / payroll, asset management, and property management. Staff also manage software licensing, desktop installation, staff training, security, capacity planning as well as data backup and recovery. The department provides systems analysis and programming services to all County departments as new business applications are identified and implemented.
The Information Technology department also manages the County's Geographic Information System (GIS) providing geospatial and support services to all internal County business units as well as municipal, community and provincial stakeholders through a partnership model. GIS services include the provision of complex analytical mapping, 911 and property database maintenance and advanced database services. The maps.simcoe.ca web site provides a wealth of information to both internal departments and the general public.
Contact us at (705) 726-9300 ext 1311 between 8:30am - 4:30pm Monday through Friday.