** CORE Upgrade Update **

Update to CORE Change Management Process 

 January 26, 2024 (CORE Change Freeze)

Work on the CORE Upgrade has satisfactorily progressed to the stage of implementing a change freeze for our 3.9 system so that CORE Operations can ensure the final remaining configurations, scripting, and data points are the same in CORE4 as in CORE 3.9.  The goal of the change freeze is to guarantee that we offer the most stable service possible to CORE users and vendors as the CORE Upgrade's launch date approaches.  It provides you, our agency users, with the assurance that when we cut over to the new version of CORE, your business functions supported by the system will work as expected.  

With input and approval from the CORE Governance Committee, PB Steering Committee, and Exec Steering Committee, the dates for the change freeze window are 2/7/24 - Post-Go-Live.   This affects change requests submitted to CGC.  You can change anything you can alter on your own at your agency level.

 December 1, 2022

The CORE Governance Committee (CGC) and the Performance Budget Steering Committee (PBSC) are dedicated to improving the user experience. We will achieve this by temporarily changing the process for receiving, reviewing, and approving CGC/PBSC requests. 

During the CORE Upgrade: 

 ● Minor changes will be permitted: statutory configuration, standard interfaces, severe patches, and law-driven training materials.

● Roughly 3 Months before going live - full change freeze for all areas. 

● Agencies may still submit requests to the CORE Governance Committee (CGC) or Performance Budget Steering Committee (PBSC).  Once the Upgrade is complete, we'll review these requests.

● We will continue to do our cyclical activities according to the normal schedule.

● Any exceptions to the above will require CGC or PBSC approval.

 These changes are effective December 1, 2022. 

The CORE Operations Team will be using an Agile approach with different deliverables for each 2-week sprint.

Mission, Guiding Principles, and Scope

The mission of the CORE Governance Committee is to optimize the CORE system through broad employee engagement and implement best practices using an enterprise-wide approach.

CGC Change Request Form & Archives

CORE Governance Committee (CGC) Information

Department Members - Term Limited

Tanya Olsen

Jerrod Cotosman

Patricia Nord 

PJ Johnson

Shari Ashley 

Elizabeth Wills

Department Members - Other Members

Bob Jaros

Tammy Nelson

Kyle Schlenker

Sandy Schweitzer 

Jeffrey Kahn

Rick Brough

Kelly Brooks

Tanya Chaffee & John Stark

Lori Kassmeier