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Corrections Names Deputy Director for Enterprise Applications and Maintenance

Aug 24, 2015

The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation has appointed Paul Smith deputy director at Enterprise Information Services, with responsibility over Enterprise Applications and Maintenance Support. Most recently, Smith was the program director of CDCR’s Business

New IT Projects Need More Market Research, Department of Technology Says

Aug 21, 2015

Agencies and departments must do more extensive market research before a new IT system is procured in order to comply with new sections in the Statewide Information Management Manual (SIMM).

California Developing New Onboarding Processes for CalCloud Customers, Vendors

Aug 20, 2015

See what the new CalCloud strategy and onboarding process looks like.

Project Profile: L.A. Pedestrian and Cyclist Traffic Collision Analysis

Aug 20, 2015

L.A. officials and a team of volunteer researchers are using numbers – open data, actually – to lower those numbers. An award-winning project led by the city of Los Angeles used open data to identify the most common causes and contributing factors to car accidents against pedestrians and cyclists.

Email Will be a CalCloud Service in State’s New Strategy

Aug 19, 2015

Email is among a group of “CalCloud Services” the state says will be offered through the cloud. Others are Infrastructure as a Service, Platform as a Service and what the Department of Technology are calling “Vendor Hosted Subscription Services” (VHSS), such as Salesforce and Remedy on Demand.

California Plans to Release IT Capital Plan Quarterly

Aug 17, 2015

The capital plan will be based on documents approved in the first phase of the state’s new Project Approval Lifecycle (PAL) – called the Stage 1 Business Analysis (S1BA).

Capio Group Testing Modifications to Victims Compensation and Restitution System

Aug 17, 2015

The Victim Compensation and Government Claims Board this month purchased IT testing services from the Capio Group related to the Compensation and Restitution System (CaRES). The $945,000 Master Service Agreement will bring in a contractor

FI$Cal Reaches Another Milestone with Wave 2 Release

Aug 13, 2015

The Financial Information System for California (FI$Cal) project on Wednesday added end-users from an additional 45 additional state entities, for a total of 54 now using the state’s new system.

4 Ways to Do Business with CalPERS

Aug 12, 2015

CalPERS CIO Liana Bailey-Crimmins gives useful tips for how vendors can partner with her organization.

CalPERS Finds Success with Hybrid Contract Model for IT

Aug 11, 2015

In January, CalPERS awarded its first contract where the vendor is being paid for time and materials during the design and planning stage, and a fixed price for the build phase, CIO Liana Bailey-Crimmins said.

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