Software Development

The Software Development Division offers a wide range of professional services related to the development and maintenance of software applications. Whether developing a custom application or assisting with the procurement and configuration of a COTS solution, the knowledgeable staff of the Software Development Division are motivated to deliver solid results and a positive customer experience. 

The software development technologies supported by ITD are extensive, and the Software Development Vision focuses on Customer Centric Service to deliver unique benefits to state agencies.

Service Categories

    Application Development

    ITD delivers custom business applications that meet our customer’s business objects and requirements through the effective use of technology.

    Business Analysis
    ITD provides business analysis services of a customer's data needs and business processes. Our business analyst will prepare a data model of the customer's data needs, document business processes, and prepare a report of findings, customer requirements, and recommendations.
    Website Development
    ITD offers website development services that provide convenient government services to citizens and create efficiencies within state government.
    Quality Assurance

    ITD provides a broad range of quality assurance services that are used to ensure the quality of all ITD developed solutions and are available as specific service offerings to assist other government entities in ensuring the quality of their managed projects and technology solutions.

    Software Architecture
    ITD offers architectural services to assist with the creation and review Request for Proposals, provide project and application architectural reviews and oversight, and aid the evaluation and selection of technology solutions.
     
     

    Requesting Service

    ITD’s online Work Management System (WMS) may be used to submit various types of Service Requests:

    • Use “Software Dev/GIS/PM/QA" for client/server, legacy, and web application development
    • Use "Static Web Site Changes" for maintaining the content of a website
    • Use "Load Testing" for assessing how a system will perform under demand

    Associated Rates

    Title Current Rate Current One Time Fee
    Analyst

    Provides analysis, design and implementation of central computer, client server and e-government systems.

    73.00/hr.
    Analyst II

    Provides analysis, design, coding and implementation of central computer, client server and e-government systems or project management services for implementation of applications being developed by outside contractors.

    81.00/hr.
    Analyst III

    Provides analysis, design, coding and implementation of central computer, client server and e-government systems or project management services for implementation of applications being developed by outside contractors.

    95.00/hour
    Architect/Consulting

    ITD staff may enter into an agreement with an agency to perform technology planning services or review progress on an application being developed by outside contractors.

    122.00/hr.
    Business Analyst I 95.00/hour
    Business Analyst II 105.00/hour
    Business Analyst III 115.00/hour
    Contract Programming

    At times ITD may have to hire contract programmers to assist in the development of systems.

    Actual
    Project Manager 95.00/hr.
    Senior Analyst

    Provides analysis, design, coding and implementation of central computer, client server and e-government systems or project management services for implementation of applications being developed by outside contractors.

    105.00/hr.
    Senior Project Manager 105.00/hr.

    Related Standards and Guidelines

    Copyright and Trademarks Guideline

    Provides guidance to users of the application of copyright law as well as the appropriate use of trademarks and logos.

    E-Services Privacy

    Ensures that all e-services accepting personally identifiable information shall provide privacy policy information. 

    E-Services Security

    Ensures that customer information resulting from online activities or electronic commerce is secured.

    Web Development Best Practices

    Provides guidance for the effective development of web sites and content.

    Web Development Standard

    Establishes policies for development of accessible Web sites that support the function and mission of the State of North Dakota.

    Web Domain Name Best Practices

    Provides guidance regarding the most effective use of domain names.

    Web Domain Name Standard

    Establishes policies for use of the nd.gov domain second and third level domains.