• $5 billion in IT related Cuts & Efficiencies, as Promised, Mar 3, 2011 TLTV Monologue:

    March 4th, 2011 by admin Categories: Blogs Tags: , , , , , , ,
    $5 billion in IT related Cuts & Efficiencies, as Promised, Mar 3, 2011 TLTV Monologue:

    TLTV March 3, 2011 Guest: Anna Brannen Monologue Hi and welcome to TechLeader.TV, TLTV for short. I am your host JTF. And this is our 5th season of TLTV, continuing with a stellar lineup of topics and guests, the show that everyone’s talking about, a […]

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    Day Two: TechLeader.TV’s “Top Actions” to Cut California Government Waste and Boost Efficiency

    February 27th, 2011 by admin Categories: Blogs Tags: , , , , ,
    Day Two: TechLeader.TV’s “Top Actions” to Cut California Government Waste and Boost Efficiency

    Governor Brown Seeks “Top 10 Actions” to Cut Government Waste and Boost Efficiency; Here’s TechLeader.TV’s Contribution – $5 billion Deficit Reduction DAY ONE: February 25, 2011 Eliminate $1.8 billion Financial Information System for California (FI$Cal) Project  – Savings: $1.7 billion DAY TWO: February 28, 2011 […]

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    State Auditor’s report paints an ugly portrait of the Courts Case Management System

    February 10th, 2011 by admin Categories: Blogs Tags: , , , , , , , ,
    State Auditor’s report paints an ugly portrait of the Courts Case Management System

    Highlights from State Auditor Elaine Howle report: Cost estimates have increased by over 700% going from $260 million in 2004 to nearly $1.9 billion in 2010. Over the course of seven years, the AOC entered into 102 contract amendments and increased the cost of systems […]

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    State Auditor says Court’s Computer Project on verge of $2 Billion Failure

    February 9th, 2011 by admin Categories: Blogs Tags: , , , , ,
    State Auditor says Court’s Computer Project on verge of $2 Billion Failure

    Sometimes you just have to pull the plug on these things. A projected 24 year ROI is unacceptable to the taxpayers. i think we just found Gov. Brown some government efficiency savings. According to The Recorder — Projected costs for the judiciary’s long-anticipated computer network […]

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    Why doesn’t the California Legislature mandate that all major IT projects require budget approval and oversight from the State Chief Information Officer (CIO)?

    January 26th, 2011 by admin Categories: Blogs Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,
    Why doesn’t the California Legislature mandate that all major IT projects require budget approval and oversight from the State Chief Information Officer (CIO)?

    Ed Mendel at CalPensions reports further news that the $275 million CalPERS computer system is late and over budget. He raises similar warnings mentioned at TechLeader.TV about the California Court Case Management System now approaching stratospheric cost estimates of $2 billion. These so-called non-Executive entities […]

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