Looks like Fed CIO’s are as conspicuously absent from the federal Insurance Exchange project as are their counterparts in state government Who’s helping (and who’s not) on the ‘tech surge’: Dozens of software engineers, developers and other computer systems experts from the private sector and [...]
Latest State IT Reforms Issued: Mostly Familiar, But Hints at Recreating OSI under New Technology Department; Ghost of Teri Takai?
The latest state IT reform commission (the 27th, by TechLeader.TV’s calculation), the Task Force on Re-engineering IT Procurement for Success issued its report today Recommendations to Improve Large Information Technology Procurements: A Road Map for Success in California. The task force and its report are [...]
State CIO Carlos Ramos and representatives from the Controller’s Office, LAO, and the State of California Task Force on Re-Engineering IT Procurement for Success are scheduled to testify today at Senator Richard Roth’s Senate Subcommittee #4 on State Administration and General Government following “Adjournment of [...]
Senate Oversight Office Claims State Controller Chiang Misled Legislature and Public about State Payroll Project
A new report by the California Legislature’s Senate Office of Oversight and Outcomes blasted the State Controller’s Office for its management and its lack of accurate communication regarding the $350 million state payroll project. From the report’s most damning and damaging words regarding the Controller’s [...]
Startling New CIO Survey Reports 94% of States’ Obamacare Insurance Exchanges Are 50% or Less Completed with Deadline in Just 100 days; Over 40% claim to be 0% complete! Are State CIO’s Really Engaged???
The National Association of State Chief Information Officers (NASCIO) and the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) surveyed representatives from 26 states and territories and released their report last week entitled, “The Health IT Landscape in the States: Through the Lens of the State [...]
STATE PAYROLL SYSTEM: TAKE IT AWAY FROM CONTROLLER’S OFFICE: My article is up today in the San Diego Union Tribune
My primary points; After three separate controllers’ efforts, the last two having spent more than a decade in procurement and implementation efforts outlined above, the sine qua non ingredient for a new, successful project is the removal of responsibility for payroll and the new payroll [...]
The California Technology Agency’s IT Project Tracking web site has for several consecutive months posted ominous project status reports, replete with bright red warning signs indicating serious implementation problems on the DMV’s IT Modernization Project. Today the DMV announced that it was apparently halting its [...]
This may be closing the barn door after the horse has run away California Controller Kills SAP Contract for Statewide Payroll, Jeopardizing $375 million Project, Frightening Spokesman but as Techwire reports: State Controller Announces Task Force on Reengineering IT Procurement for Success State Controller John [...]
It is indeed unfortunate that this news about the state’s doomed Payroll Project comes the same week as the state honors its IT champions at the annual CIO Academy where dozens of current and former state employees were cited for their accomplishments. Tip of the [...]
California Controller Kills SAP Contract for Statewide Payroll, Jeopardizing $375 million Project, Frightening Spokesman
The SacBee’s Jon Ortiz reported today that State Controller John Chiang has terminated SAP’s contract to implement the state’s SAP payroll project, jeopardizing the entire $375 million project. After overseeing this project since he took office in his first term in 2007, this marks just [...]