The current system, which utilizes Java, will not be supported after spring 2016.
Bids & Contracts
The prospective system would replace the Report of Sale notice process and also give the capability to issue temporary license plates at the point of sale.
The next version of California Email Services (CES) will become the state’s primary email platform, 100 percent owned, managed and hosted by the contractor.
The California Department of Technology is seeking a contractor to provide the licenses, as well as maintenance and support. Bid responses are due Monday, Dec. 15.
The system will integrate and support various business and recordkeeping processes for the Pesticide Regulation Branch, such as product labeling and management of scientific studies.
PCES is part of a larger initiative to ensure California’s IT systems are compliant with transaction and code set regulations required by the federal government.
The Department of General Services says it’s considering establishing several contracts to ensure that the various types of tablets and slates are available on contract for statewide purchase.
A contractor will provide consulting services to review the California State University’s CHRS project, conduct an assessment of the associated risks and develop recommendations.
In 2013, 66.7 million passengers used LAX, making it the sixth-busiest airport in the world.
The new IP-based solution would be used at the county’s two jails, the Santa Rita Jail in Dublin and the Glenn E. Dyer Detention Facility in Oakland.
Scantron, a provider of K–12 assessment solutions, said its computer adaptive assessment solution will help the state implement the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) and transition to the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium (SBAC) testing assessments.
The Montreal-based company says the improvements for Los Angeles will include a one-stop shopping experience, automated inventory control, and electronic invoicing and payment tracking.
The Statewide Fingerprint Imaging System (SFIS) was created in response to state legislation in 1996 requiring applicants and recipients of California Work Opportunity and Responsibility to Kids (CalWORKs) and food stamp (now CalFresh) programs to be fingerprinted in order to deter fraud.
How much over budget is the campus’s unfinished wireless network expansion — already $2 million over — expected to go?
LEADER is one component of California’s Statewide Automated Welfare System (SAWS) project.
The next version of California Email Services (CES) will become the state’s primary email platform, expanding upon the current CES offering hosted by Microsoft in the Office 365 environment, which accounts for 100,000 of the state’s 200,000 mailboxes.
Chris Cruz, deputy director and CIO of the Department of Health Care Services, told TechWire in a recent interview that the department is developing an RFP centered on data analytics for release in early 2015.
CAIR is a web-based statewide information system where authorized users can track patient immunization records of California residents.
The individual CSU libraries today run a variety of different systems for managing print and electronic resources.
The state’s Strategic Offender Management System (SOMS) project started in 2009 with the goal of replacing and consolidating more than 40 aging electronic and paper database systems.
Covered California has released a second round of amendments to an RFP seeking a multi-million dollar enterprise analytics solution for the state’s health insurance exchange.
Final bids are due Oct. 29 for a Franchise Tax Board project that is seeking to procure and install a commercial- off-the-shelf system for security monitoring and auditing the organization’s data.
The Exton, Penn.-based company has worked with Caltrans for more than two decades.
CalTech would like an integrated system that reduces workloads and cost impacts of operating and maintaining the security functions within separate systems.
Patrol officers usually need some luck to catch law-evading drivers, but maybe technology is the answer for policing High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) lanes.
Despite the rapid onset of mobile devices, GPS and high-speed Internet, the nation’s emergency response system is largely a relic frozen in time. But perhaps Location Labs can finally drag 911 into the 21st century.
The National Institutes of Health grants are for five years and include $22.7 million to Cal State Long Beach, $21.8 million to Cal State Northridge and $17 million to San Francisco State University to develop mentorship programs, engage students’ families, improve instruction and develop community-based research projects.
The Los Angeles County Service Authority for Freeway Emergencies (LA SAFE) has shed some light on what IT projects could be in the pipeline for L.A.’s congested freeways.
Officials cite problems with the company’s products as well as what they characterize as lack of cooperation from the software giant — which state officials have blamed for the debacle and subsequently sued.
Wednesday is the deadline for companies or groups to submit an expression of interest for a contract to supply up to 95 trains, and China CNR Corp, its unit Tangshan Railway and US-based SunGroup USA, will be among those submitting.
GlobalFoundries will take over IBM’s computer chip manufacturing operations, making it the exclusive provider of high-end microprocessors powering IBM’s leading-edge servers and such supercomputers as Watson.
In January the Department of Motor Vehicles put out an RFP seeking a vendor to deploy, configure and maintain a new Centralized Customer Flow Management and Appointment System (CCFMAS), but all bids were deemed non-compliant.
The county is seeking a vendor to provide an electronic filing and management system where candidates’ can upload forms, statements and applications.
The Los Angeles Personnel Department has released an RFP seeking a web-based, software-as-as-service product that will help revamp the city’s orientation process for new employees.
The DMV hopes to solve latency issues that have cropped up since it increased the number of virtual desktops in its production environment from 300 to 1,500 earlier this year.
While the battery cells are similar to those used in laptops and game consoles, Tesla’s are specifically designed for electric vehicles and were jointly developed by Tesla and Panasonic.