Written by Sanjay Tiwari
Curtis Rawlings serves as the Interim Director for Information Systems. Curtis manages the Information Systems Department and all facets of information technology services including administration, applications and infrastructure services.
Curtis joined DeKalb County in 2004 as Assistant Chief Information Officer. Prior to joining DeKalb County, Curtis oversaw information systems for Airtran Airways, where he implemented a major program to revitalize outdated systems. His extensive experience in information systems and technology also includes serving as an independent consultant, directing technical operations for Business Computer Applications and developing information systems strategies and tactical plans for MARTA. In addition, Curtis is a Cisco Certified Network Professional.
Curtis earned a bachelor’s degree in mathematics and a Masters of Business Information Systems from Georgia State University.
Departmental Summary - Information Systems
The mission of DeKalb County’s Information Systems Department is to provide reliable, cost effective, and innovative services to the departments and agencies of county government, thereby improving the quality and timeliness of services delivered to employees and citizens.
The Information Systems Department provides technology support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and 365 days a year to approximately 60 departments and agencies. The department has a robust and secure technology infrastructure which includes a comprehensive suite of software applications which they maintain and support including: PeopleSoft, Hansen, and Oracle E-Business Suite. Information technology support and services are provided to critical facets of county services including Police, Fire & Rescue, and Watershed Management. The department also manages the County’s telecommunications network.