The Enterprise Project Management Office (EPMO) supports the statutory responsibilities of the Executive, Judicial, and Legislative Branch Chief Information Technology Officers (CITOs) and the Chief Information Technology Architect (CITA). The EPMO has been in existence since the late 1990’s providing oversight to information technology projects as outlined in Kansas statutes 75-7201 – 75-7212 via ITEC policies and JCIT guidelines/recommendations. The EPMO reviews and makes recommendations for policies, guidelines, and best practices for information technology projects throughout Kansas state government. The EPMO provides consultation on major IT projects throughout Kansas government in the areas of project plan development; specification development, review and approvals; project reporting; and project close-out. The EPMO manages the Project Management Training program which includes the State of Kansas certification program for project management methodology. The EPMO provides the Executive Branch CITO support for the Information Technology Advisory Board meetings and a number of other official and ad hoc committees.