Bids & Contracts


December 18, 2014

State Preparing to Replace Expense Reporting System

The current system, which utilizes Java, will not be supported after spring 2016.

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December 17, 2014

DMV Interested in Building Vehicle Dealer Notice System

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.

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By |December 17, 2014|Bids & Contracts|
December 16, 2014

Due Date Extended for California Email Bids

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.

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By |December 16, 2014|Bids & Contracts, News|
December 12, 2014

California Plans to Offer Salesforce Licenses Statewide

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.

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By |December 12, 2014|Bids & Contracts|
December 8, 2014

Bid Coming Soon for Statewide Pesticide Products Database

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.

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December 3, 2014

DHCS Paid Claims and Encounter System Moves Forward

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.

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December 3, 2014

RFI: State Explores Statewide Contracts for Tablets and Slates

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.

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By |December 3, 2014|Bids & Contracts|
December 2, 2014

RFP: CSU Common Human Resources System Review and Risk Assessment

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.

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By |December 2, 2014|Bids & Contracts|
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    Wi-Fi Concessionaire Wanted for Los Angeles International Airport

November 26, 2014

Wi-Fi Concessionaire Wanted for Los Angeles International Airport

In 2013, 66.7 million passengers used LAX, making it the sixth-busiest airport in the world.

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By |November 26, 2014|Bids & Contracts|
November 25, 2014

Alameda County Tries Again for Inmate Video Visitation System

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.

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By |November 25, 2014|Bids & Contracts|
November 24, 2014

Scantron to Provide Web Tool for Testing California Elementary Students

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.

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By |November 24, 2014|Bids & Contracts, Briefs|
November 21, 2014

CGI Will Replace City of Los Angeles Procurement System

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.

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November 19, 2014

California Releases Bid for Statewide Fingerprint Imaging System

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.

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By |November 19, 2014|Bids & Contracts|
November 17, 2014

San Jose State Clams Up on No-bid Cisco Contract

How much over budget is the campus’s unfinished wireless network expansion — already $2 million over — expected to go?

November 7, 2014

Alexan International Scores $1.4 Million LEADER Replacement System Contract

LEADER is one component of California’s Statewide Automated Welfare System (SAWS) project.

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By |November 7, 2014|Bids & Contracts|
November 5, 2014

State Releases Bid for California Email Services

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.

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By |November 5, 2014|Bids & Contracts|
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    DHCS Plans Enterprise Data Analytics RFP for Early 2015 (Audio)

November 5, 2014

DHCS Plans Enterprise Data Analytics RFP for Early 2015 (Audio)

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.

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By |November 5, 2014|Audio, Bids & Contracts|
November 3, 2014

HP Enterprise Services Wins $2.4 Million Contract for Immunization Registry

CAIR is a web-based statewide information system where authorized users can track patient immunization records of California residents.

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By |November 3, 2014|Bids & Contracts|
October 30, 2014

CSU Libraries Want Shared Information Management Platform

The individual CSU libraries today run a variety of different systems for managing print and electronic resources.

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October 28, 2014

HP Nets $116.5 Million Contract to Continue Managing SOMS

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.

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October 28, 2014

Covered California Prepares to Accept Proposals for Enterprise Analytics Solution

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.

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October 27, 2014

Franchise Tax Board Accepting Bids for Security Monitoring System

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.

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By |October 27, 2014|Bids & Contracts|
October 27, 2014

Bentley Systems Awarded $6.9 Million Caltrans Contract

The Exton, Penn.-based company has worked with Caltrans for more than two decades.

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By |October 27, 2014|Bids & Contracts|
October 24, 2014

California Considers Perimeter Threat Mitigation System

CalTech would like an integrated system that reduces workloads and cost impacts of operating and maintaining the security functions within separate systems.

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By |October 24, 2014|Bids & Contracts|
October 23, 2014

Can Automated Detection Systems Police Carpool Lanes?

Patrol officers usually need some luck to catch law-evading drivers, but maybe technology is the answer for policing High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) lanes.

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October 23, 2014

East Bay Company Wants to Disrupt 911

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.

October 23, 2014

Cal State Awarded $60 Million to Help Diversify Biomedical Research

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.

October 22, 2014

What’s Next for Southern California Intelligent Transit 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.

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By |October 22, 2014|Bids & Contracts|
October 22, 2014

Oregon Gives Up on Oracle Technology, Will Use Another State’s System

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.

October 22, 2014

Chinese May Go After California High-Speed Rail Project

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.

October 21, 2014

IBM Sells Computer Chip Manufacturing Operations

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.

October 16, 2014

DMV Puts Brakes on Customer Management and Appointment System

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.

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By |October 16, 2014|Bids & Contracts|
October 14, 2014

Sacramento County Wants Online System for Campaign Disclosures

The county is seeking a vendor to provide an electronic filing and management system where candidates’ can upload forms, statements and applications.

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October 9, 2014

L.A. Wants SaaS Onboarding System for New City Employees

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.

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By |October 9, 2014|Bids & Contracts|
October 8, 2014

DMV Wants Vendors for VDI Storage Demonstration Project

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.

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By |October 8, 2014|Bids & Contracts|
October 8, 2014

Panasonic to Invest in Tesla’s Nevada Gigafactory

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.

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