April 19, 2024

Meet the Director | City of Little Rock

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Mr. Randy Foshee is the director of the Metropolis of Minimal Rock Facts Technological innovation Division.  Randy commenced his technological know-how vocation with the metropolis in 1982 performing his way from mainframe functions to the superior personal and public cloud technological innovation of currently.  As a evening operator for the City mainframe even though in college, upon graduating from Arkansas Faculty of Engineering with a degree in Laptop Programming, he moved into programming with the Town and labored his way up via the programming ranks, becoming promoted as the to start with Community Security Manager, following which arrived the appointment to Director of Info Technological know-how in 2007.

In his present-day posture, he oversees and directs all know-how for the City of Little Rock’s fourteen Departments.  The IT Section itself is comprised of 5 divisions: Administration, Programs, Operations, General public Basic safety Programs and Community Security, with an licensed power of 41 personnel users which supports a community of about 1600 workstations and 2000 buyers.

Randy has individually created applications for Finance, Payroll, and countless Public Basic safety units.  He has overseen the generation of a software for cellular computer systems in police vehicles which tends to make digital police reporting a fact, as well as a Information Administration Program to handle the info produced.  He was instrumental in the style and design and implementation of a citywide network, frequently pushing the City of Very little Rock to embark on new know-how.

In new decades, the problem all-around Cyber Security has been a major priority for Randy and his staff.  He was the driving force at the rear of the buy of a Dell Cyber Safety solution.  Randy reiterated the value of facts safety by sending out cyber security instruction via the city’s system for all town staff members.  The Division has upgraded its firewalls in both of its Info Facilities and will start out the installation of a new Network Main shortly.  The current implementation of a condition-of-the-art CAD program in the 911 Center to improved reaction periods to citizens as nicely as officer safety when responding to phone calls for services.  The IT Department is also doing work to convert all phones around to the Voice in excess of Web Protocol Mobile phone (VoIP) technique to present extra reputable and specialised service.

The IT Section, below Randy’s way, often strives to offer outstanding service to all metropolis employees in a safe, secure surroundings.

Randy Foshee, Director
Facts Technological know-how Office
718 West Markham Avenue
Tiny Rock, AR 72201
(501) 371-4745
[email protected]