Kansas Information Technology Office

The Kansas Information Technology Office (KITO) supports the statutory responsibilities of the Executive, Judicial, and Legislative Branch Chief Information Technology Officers (CITOs) and the Chief Information Technology Architect (CITA). It provides oversight of information technology projects as outlined in statute, ITEC policies, and JCIT guidelines and recommendations. It also 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 KITO manages the project management training program which includes the certification program for the State of Kansas project management methodology.

Enterprise Oversight of Information Technology Projects

NEW!! Upcoming KITO Approval & Reporting System (KARS) Info

7/19/2023 - KARS is now open for use!

View the KARS Help Center for more information

  • KARS User Access Request form
  • View training recordings and documentation
  • KITO Staff live assistance hours


The filing requirements and related processes for all stages of an IT project's lifecycle are detailed in the pages linked below.

KARS Help Center

Access helpful information and training recordings for KARS users.

Planned IT Projects

Future projects identified by an entity's business and IT planning activities are required to perform the Kansas IT Business Risk Assessment.

Proposed IT Project Plans

Prior to procurement activities, and again prior to the commencement of execution, IT projects must be reviewed and approved by the entity's branch CITO, through the process outlined in this section.

IT Project Quarterly Reporting

Throughout an IT project's execution, it is monitored through reports submitted quarterly.

Summaries of All IT Project Quarterly Reports

IT Project Close-Out and PIER

The filings required to conclude a project are detailed here.

IT Project PIERs

Project Management Resources



For inquiries regarding the Kansas Information Technology Office, please contact Sara Spinks at (785) 296-3329 or sara.spinks@ks.gov.

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