Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts
CAPPS - Report to the 86th Legislature

Report to the 86th Legislature: CAPPS — ERP in Texas

CAPPS Benefits
Legacy System Modernization

  • The 83rd Legislature directed DIR to study “the composition of the state’s current technology landscape and determine how best to approach and make decisions about an aging infrastructure.” DIR’s resulting October 2014 report, Legacy System Study: Assessment and Recommendations, contains recommendations that reflect primary benefits of the CAPPS system:
    • — Leveraging economies of scale
    • — Facilitating standardization and collaboration
    • — Establishing a statewide application framework
  • CAPPS has allowed for the retirement of statewide (ISAS) and internal agency legacy systems including:
    • — AccessHR (Health and Human Services Commission)
    • — Micro Information Products (Office of Court Administration)
    • — Automated Leave Accounting System (Texas Department of Insurance)
    • — Fixed Assets System and Business Services System (State Auditor’s Office)
    • — E-109 (Railroad Commission of Texas)
    • — Docuware and Utility Database (Texas Military Department)
    • — Ascentis and Pingy (Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board)
    • — AdHoc Reporting System (Texas State Library and Archives Commission)