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New Vanguard Website Is Live — Your Feedback Needed/Wanted

Sep 20, 2014
New Vanguard Website Is Live — Your Feedback Needed/Wanted

If you have made it to this article you already know that the new Vanguard website is Live.  We have worked hard to make the site more readable and with faster response times.  However, no Information Technology project ever goes flawlessly, and that rule applies to the new Vanguard site. We have tried to...

Project Update: CalSTRS Pension Administration System

Sep 19, 2014

Procurement of a new pension administration system for the California State Teachers’ Retirement System (CalSTRS) is on schedule and work continues to ready the organization for the arrival of a contractor in spring 2015.

Governor Signs Bill Adding IT Advisers for Big State Projects

Sep 18, 2014

Gov. Jerry Brown has signed legislation requiring the state CIO and Department of Technology to draft a report on how a team of technology experts could be developed to support state agencies and help mitigate

California Seeks Maintenance Services for Huge MMIS Data Warehouse

Sep 17, 2014

The Department of Health Care Services’ Medicaid Management Information System/Decision Support System (MIS/DSS) stores all the eligibility enrollment information and provider data that the department uses to do enterprise analytics.

Permits for Self-Driving Cars a ‘Game-Changer,’ DMV Official Says

Sep 16, 2014

The Department of Motor Vehicles on Wednesday approved permits for the Volkswagen Group of America, Mercedes and Google to test autonomous vehicles in California, as regulations governing automated driving in California went into effect for the first t...

New Due Dates for Centralized Revenue Opportunity System Bids

Sep 16, 2014

The state is seeking an integrator for the The Centralized Revenue Opportunity System (CROS), which will replace the Board of Equalization’s (BOE) patchwork of legacy systems built in the 1990s to collect and monitor sales-and-use taxes, some property taxes, special taxes and more.

Board of Equalization Trying New Approach to IT Modernization

Sep 12, 2014

Officials are hopeful years of ‘pre-implementation will help the Centralized Revenue Opportunity System (CROS) pay off.

Bid Coming Soon for State Email System Contract

Sep 11, 2014

The state currently supports approximately 158,000 mailboxes within the on-premise CA.mail system and the cloud-based California Email Service (CES).

California Weighs in as FCC Considers New Speed Benchmark for Broadband

Sep 9, 2014

The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) sent formal comments to the FCC last week which revealed that only 51.4 percent of the state’s population has access to mobile download speeds of at least 10 megabits per second (Mbps) and uploads of 1 Mbps.

New Policy Nudges State Agencies into California’s Private Cloud

Sep 8, 2014

The California Department of Technology (CalTech) has released a new policy directive that instructs state agencies and other state agencies to utilize CalCloud “when feasible” unless the needed services are unavailable through the Office of Technology Services (OTech).

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