Center for information processing and information technology
The Center for Information Processing and Information Technology ( ZIVIT ) was the IT service provider of the Federal Ministry of Finance (BMF), which was merged with other IT service providers on January 1, 2016 to form the Federal Information Technology Center .
As part of the NeuFin administrative reform, which itself was part of the Moderner Staat Initiative, the Center for Information and Data Technology (ZID), which in turn emerged in 2002 from the merger of the various data centers of the Federal Finance Administration , and part of the Federal Office of Finance in the Center for Information Processing and Information Technology.
The ZIVIT belonged to the federal finance administration in the narrower sense ; it was not a higher federal authority and was referred to as an other agency in the organizational chart of the BMF division .
The aim was to create an economic structure in the long term and also to provide IT services for other federal authorities.
In May 2015, at the request of the then Federal Minister of the Interior, Thomas de Maizière , the federal government decided on a concept for realigning the federal IT system. As part of the first step, the IT service centers of the Federal Ministry of Finance (ZIVIT), the Federal Ministry of the Interior ( BIT ) and the Federal Ministry for Digital Infrastructure and Transport ( DLZ-IT ) were merged to form the Federal Information Technology Center from January 1, 2016 .
Directors of the ZIVIT
- Paul-Gerhard Heinrichs (2006-2009)
- Hans-Georg Göhring (2009-2017)
The ZIVIT's core competencies included the provision of a nationwide IT infrastructure, the 24-hour operation of central administrative procedures, the development of individual software for the federal administration and the associated service and consulting services. The ZIVIT supported a significant part of the IT infrastructure of the federal tax administration as well as numerous IT processes of the tax administration , provided the hardware and software for planning, implementation and accounting of the federal budget , and handled the salaries of federal employees and ancillary costs ( aid ) , almost all customs and excise tax procedures (e.g. ATLAS ) as well as service offers (e.g. species protection online) developed, operated and maintained. Furthermore, the ZIVIT was entrusted with the task of digital long-term archiving . This included all data relevant to customs law.
The ZIVIT was represented at the following locations:
- ↑ a b IT consolidation: BIT is transferred to the ITZBund. December 16, 2015, accessed January 5, 2016 .
- ^ Organization chart of the BMF division. ( Memento of December 22, 2015 in the Internet Archive ) Retrieved December 20, 2015.
- ↑ Cabinet decides to consolidate IT in the federal administration. May 20, 2015, accessed January 5, 2016 .