The Administration Team is responsible for all administrative functions at the LTSB. These functions include accounts payable, accounts receivable, and file and supply management. The team is also responsible for inventory management for the LTSB, the Legislature and other supporting service agencies. The Administration Team releases Requests for Proposals to procure equipment for the Legislature, as well as handling contract and project management, and payroll processing.
The Enterprise Team is responsible for configuration, installation, administration, operation, maintenance and support of the network and server infrastructure for the Legislature and its service agencies. This includes hardware: network switches, routers, cabling options, file servers, application servers and desktops; and software: operating systems and applications. In cooperation with the Technical Support Team the Enterprise Team identifies and creates standard images for legislative workstations, using current operating systems and office products, testing them to ensure legislative needs are fulfilled. The Enterprise Team also works in cooperation with the Software Development Team to support production and publication of legislative documents, including bill drafts, amendments, Daily Journals, Calendars, Bulletins of Proceedings, Statutes, the Blue Book, and Administrative Code.
The Geographic Information System (GIS) Team is the single-point of responsibility for providing mapping and geographic data services to the Legislature and its service agencies. This includes the cartographic design of district & custom legislative maps, demographic & geographic analysis, geocoding, and assisting legislative offices with saturation bulk mailings. The GIS team evaluates, recommends, and maintains GIS hardware and software, GIS database design and support, and development of interactive web maps and applications. Every decade, the GIS team is tasked with providing redistricting expertise and training to the Legislature, as well as local municipalities and counties. The GIS team also coordinates the statewide collection of Wisconsin municipal GIS datasets, participates in all geographic boundary improvement programs offered by the US Census Bureau, and maintains & publishes district boundary information to both the Legislature and the public. GIS website
Software Development Team
The Software Development team creates, enhances, and supports a variety of custom software applications for the Wisconsin Legislature. Software applications range from Microsoft Windows Desktop applications to highly integrated, complex software systems. These software systems include but are not limited to constituent management, the session floor voting system, the bill drafting system, and statute presentation.
Technical Services Team
The LTSB Technical Services Team responds to user inquiries and problems pertaining to legislative technology. The Technical Services Team is responsible for installing and supporting hardware and software, assisting in the resolution of network problems, training computer users, providing on-site computer support while the Assembly is in session, and implementing security policies and procedures.