Bureau of INFORMATION SYSTEMS
BIS supports the technology infrastructure for the Comptroller’s Office which includes 18 bureaus located on 12 floors in the Municipal Building at One Centre Street. A central data center, maintained by BIS, supports all technology operations for the Comptroller’s Office. BIS also maintains the Comptroller’s Central Imaging Facility (CIF) which performs front end document preparation, scanning, and indexing for all City contracts, claims, and Labor law transactions. Additionally, a technology lab is maintained which is used for equipment and application testing and training. The Comptroller’s disaster recovery site is also maintained at a remote location, where critical transactions are replicated on a real time basis. This site serves as an emergency operations center for the Comptroller, and key personnel can relocate to the site with system access on each of the three different daily shifts. BIS also administers electronic access security and video surveillance to all premises occupied by the Comptroller at One Centre Street.