Policy Manual


Computer Software Standards      

Type: Procedure                 Category: Information Technology                 Level: Community Care 

Parties: Community Care employees

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Supporting References: 

Parent Effective Date Approval Level Revision Dates Last Reviewed
N/A  1-4-2004  Management Team  2/17/05  2-17-2005
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The Administrative Services Manager is responsible for compliance with this procedure. Standard software is installed by the IT Department as part of a standard image on each desktop. No software may be installed on any Agency computer without the prior approval from the IT Department.


Standard PC Software

Office Suites - Microsoft Office

Word Processing - Microsoft Word

Spreadsheets - Microsoft Excel

Business Graphics - Microsoft PowerPoint

Database - Microsoft Access, SQL

Operating System - Windows 2000/XP

Internet Browser - Internet Explorer

Virus Protection - McAfee

E-mail - Microsoft Outlook/Exchange


Specialty Software

Specialty software needs to be procured and installed through approved IT procedures.

  • Acceptable data purging/destruction software: DBAN (Derek's Boot & Nuke). To be used only by or under the supervision of the IT Department.