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WAMAS Resources

Washington Master Addressing Services (WAMAS) is a set of tools that allow users to accurately format and locate an address.  

The current WAMAS project is the result of agency requests, the Innovation Lab at the OCIO and hard work.  WAMAS is a pre-production system that took only 3 months to prove its Return on Investments.  WAMAS is planned to be offered as an enterprise service.

Starting an IT Project

  1. Assess Risk/Severity – Determine oversight level using the IT Project Assessment Tool
    • In Washington State, all major IT investments are subject to the approval and oversight of the Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO).