Court Information Systems Division Strategic Plan

Our mission is providing technology to ensure justice.

Our vision is innovative technology supporting access to justice anytime, anywhere, on any device.

 

Statement of Responsibilities

The CIS Division is responsible for acquiring, developing, enhancing, implementing, and supporting court technologies for the State’s courts. The Division is responsible for desktop and network support for the appellate courts and agencies in the Justice Building as well as remote sites for staff of the AOC, Office of Professional Conduct, Office of Professional Programs, and Arkansas Judges and Lawyers Assistance Program.  The Division provides applications for case management, jury management, attorney management, electronic filing, online public access, online payment, online jury interaction, and the Judiciary Website.  In addition to the applications, CIS has worked with several agencies to develop data sharing interfaces with other agency systems.  CIS maintains the infrastructure and security to support the systems and services provided, and the Division provides training, education, and help desk support for the thousands of users of the court management systems.  The Division provides project management expertise to the Division and AOC to ensure successful delivery of technology projects.  The Division hosts an annual ACAP Systems Conference for the customers who use the AOC-provided systems.  Beginning in 2022, the CIS Division is discontinuing the roll out case and jury management applications to courts around the state in order to focus on modernizing the systems upon which the courts, justice agencies, and law enforcement rely. The AOC has an extraordinary opportunity to build a best-of-breed court management solution, and by narrowly focusing our strategy, we expect to be able to delight our customers.