Commentary: Fixing DMV or Medi-Cal Means Leaving Legacy Behind and Just Doing It
The best tech companies don't try to move from their old IT systems to modern systems incrementally. They jump straight in and abandon their legacy software. This jump is the only path available to government IT at this point.
In the last several posts I’ve tried to highlight some opportunities. These posts offer a thinly masked suggestion to the new administration in the “tell the governor what needs to be done” tradition. I hope it is not too obnoxious.
In this post, I’m going to restate some ideas from my first post as a federal CIO. I’m going to suggest why California needs to get started now.
In Figure 1, above, the horizontal...