Technology Letters


Technology Letters (TL) are issued by the California Department of Technology to convey official communications regarding state IT, announce new (or changes to existing) IT policies and procedures, or announce new (or changes to existing) state IT services or standards. If you have questions about any of these TLs, please call the contact person noted in the TL or your PMO Principal or manager.


Number Format Subject Issued Status
17-02 (pdf) Mobile Phone & Mobile Computing Device Requests 2/17/2017 Active
17-01 (pdf) Updated Information Technology Cost Report 1/24/2017 Active
16-09 (pdf) Tribal Consultation Policy 9/7/2016 Active
16-08 (pdf) Project Approval Lifecycle, Stage 1 Business Analysis Delegation 9/12/2016 Active
16-07 (pdf) Project Approval Lifecycle, Stage 4 Project Readiness and Approval 8/29/2016 Active
16-06 (pdf)
(doc)
Updated IT Accessibility Resource Guide 7/8/2016 Active
16-05 (pdf) California Compliance and Security Incident Reporting System (CAL-CSIRS) 5/23/2016 Active
16-04 (pdf) California Project Management Framework 5/13/2016 Active
16-03 (pdf) Updates to Personal Information Breach Notification Requirements 3/8/2016 Active
16-02 (pdf) Project Approval Lifecycle, Stage 3 Solution Development 1/29/2016 Active
16-01 (pdf) Cloud Productivity Solutions 1/14/2016 Active
15-05 (pdf)
(doc) Ally*
Web Accessibility 11/30/2015 Active
15-04 (pdf) Conceptually Approved Information Technology (IT) Project Proposals Report 10/31/2015 Active
15-03 (pdf) Plan of Action and Milestones Standard 8/31/2015 Active
15-02 (pdf) Revised Project Approval Lifecycle, Stage 1 Business Analysis and Stage 2 Alternatives Analysis 6/30/2015 Active
15-01 (pdf) COTS/SaaS Project Approval Delegation 6/19/2015 Active
14-07 (pdf) Project Approval Lifecycle, Stage 1 Business Analysis and Stage 2 Alternatives Analysis 12/31/2014 Superseded by TL 15-02
14-06 (pdf) Mobile Computing Device Request 2/5/2015 Superseded by TL 17-02
14-05 (pdf) Information Technology Capital Plan (ITCP) Instructions 8/29/2014 Active
14-04 (pdf) Cloud Computing Policy 9/5/2014 Active
14-03 (pdf) Register to Vote Graphic Image Requirement 6/13/2014 Active
14-02 (pdf) Update Feasibility Study Report (FSR) to Align with Stage 1 Business Analysis 6/12/2014 Superseded by TL 15-02
14-01 (pdf) Mobile Phone Usage 1/16/2014 Superseded by TL 17-02
13-05 (pdf) Information Technology Capital Plan (ITCP) Instructions 10/16/2013 Superseded by TL 14-05
13-04 (pdf) Update to Information Security Policy 9/17/2013 Active
13-03 (pdf) Transition of Information Technology Project Procurement Authority 9/11/2013 Active
13-02 (pdf) Project Approval Lifecycle, Stage 1 Business Analysis 9/11/2013 Superseded by TL 15-02
13-01 (pdf)
(doc)
Smartphone Usage 5/20/2013 Superseded by TL 14-01
12-17 (pdf)
(doc)
Update to Feasibility Study Report (FSR) Procurement Planning 12/17/2012 Active
12-16 (pdf)
(doc)
Incident Response Requirements 12/6/2012 Active
12-15 (pdf)
(doc)
Encrypting Mainframe and Server Tapes 12/6/2012 Active
  (pdf)
(doc)
Encrypting Mainframe and Server Tapes FAQs 12/6/2012 Active
12-14 (pdf)
(doc)
Updated Information Technology Cost Report 11/8/2012 Superseded by TL 17-01
12-13 (pdf)
(doc)
Information Technology Capital Plan Instructions and Templates for 2012-13 9/7/2012 Superseded by TL 13-05
12-12 (pdf)
(doc)
Process to Purchase Tablet Devices 8/9/2012 Superseded by TL 14-06
12-11 (pdf)
(doc)
Improved Security Risk Assessment Tool 8/8/2012 Active
12-10 (pdf)
(doc)
Streamline Security Compliance Forms 8/8/2012 Active
12-9 (pdf)
(doc)
Updating SAM Definitions Pertaining to IT Projects: Feasibility Study Report (FSR) Improvement Quick Win 7/16/2012 Active
12-8 (pdf)
(doc)
Exemption Process When No Mandatory IT Leveraged Procurement Agreement Exists 8/9/2012 Active
12-7 (pdf)
(doc)
Suspend Enterprise Architecture Reporting 6/5/2012 Active
12-6 (pdf)
(doc)
Telecommunication Procurement Authority 4/2/2012 Active
12-5 (pdf)
(doc)
Supersede Computer Room Construction Approval Process with New Process 3/27/2012 Active
12-4 (pdf)
(doc)
Supersede Service Contracts with Information Technology (SCIT) Components Review with New Process 3/27/2012 Active
12-3 (pdf)
(doc)
Supersede Low Power Computing Directive 3/27/2012 Active
12-2 (pdf)
(doc)
Data Center Assignments and Consolidation 3/8/2012 Active
12-1 (pdf)
(doc)
Feasibility Study Report (FSR) Improvement Quick Wins 1/24/2012 Superseded by TL 15-02
11-4 (pdf)
(doc)
IT Delegated Cost Thresholds 12/9/2011 Active
11-3 (pdf)
(doc)
Rescission of IT Acquisition Plan Policies 12/9/2011 Active
11-2 (pdf)
(doc)
Postponement of 2012 IT Cost Reporting 12/9/2011 Superseded by TL 12-14
11-1 (pdf)
(doc)
Establishment of the Technology Letter Format and Process 12/9/2011 Active

*”Ally” is short for Accessibility, and indicates an accessible document is available.


Information Technology Policy Letters

Information Technology Policy Letters (ITPL) were issued by the California Technology Agency to disseminate new or changes to existing IT policies, standards, and procedures. The ITPL format has been replaced by the Technology Letter. If you have questions about any of these ITPLs, please call the contact person noted in the ITPL or your PMO Principal or manager.

Number Format Subject Issued Status
11-06 (pdf) (doc) Information Technology Capital Plan Instructions and Templates for 2011-12 8/31/2011 Superseded by TL 13-05
11-05 (pdf) (doc) Information Technology Acquisition Plan Process Revisions 6/3/2011 Rescinded 12/9/2011
11-04 (pdf) (doc) Changing References from Predecessor Organizations to the California Technology Agency 3/15/2011 Active
11-03 (pdf) (doc) Review of Formal Information Technology Solicitations 3/15/2011 Active
11-02 (pdf) (doc) Service Contracts With Information Technology Components 2/17/2011 Superseded by TL 12-5
11-01 (pdf) (doc) Department Director Certification of Information Technology Acquisition Plans 2/3/2011 Rescinded 12/9/2011
10-19 (pdf) (doc) Smartphone and Other Mobile Computing Device Security 12/30/2010 Active
10-18 (pdf) (doc) Information Technology Expenditure Reporting and Cost Optimization 12/30/2010 Superseded by TL 11-2
10-17 (pdf) (doc) Establishment of the Identify and Access Management (IdAM) Policy 12/30/2010 Active
10-16 (pdf) (doc) Server Virtualization 12/17/2010 Active
10-15 (pdf) (doc) Enterprise Architecture Standards and Procedures 12/15/2010 Active
10-14 (pdf) (doc) Data Center Assignments and Consolidation 10/29/2010 Active
10-13 (pdf) (doc) Security Reporting Scorecards 10/4/2010 Active
10-12 (pdf) (doc) Reducing Charges for 411 Directory Assistance 9/21/2010 Active
10-11 (pdf) (doc) Information Technology Capital Plan Instructions, Economic Analysis Worksheet Revisions, and Reporting Clarifications 8/26/2010 Superseded by TL 13-05
10-10 (pdf) (doc) Information Technology Accessibility 7/26/2010 Active
10-09 (pdf) (doc) Power Management and Shutdown 7/21/2010 Active
(pdf) (doc) Power Management and Shutdown Frequently Asked Questions 3/23/2011 Active
10-08 (pdf) (doc) Infrastructure Consolidation Program Progress Report Scorecards 7/15/2010 Active
10-07 (pdf) (doc) Project Status Reporting and Enterprise Architecture Reporting 5/27/2010 Active
10-05 (pdf) (doc) Information Technology Project Oversight Framework 3/25/2010 Active
10-04 (pdf) (doc) Low Power Office Computing 3/25/2010 Superseded by TL 12-3
10-03 (pdf) (doc) Telework and Remote Access 3/2/2010 Active
10-02 (pdf) (doc) Social Media 2/26/2010 Active
10-01 (pdf) (doc) Open Source Software Policy 1/7/2010 Active
09-06 (pdf) (doc) IT Acquisition 7/2/2009 Rescinded 12/9/2011
09-05 (pdf) (doc) AIO/CIO Reporting 6/26/2009 Active
09-04 (pdf) (doc) Computer Room Construction 4/16/2009 Superseded by TL 12-5
09-03 (pdf) (doc) Establishment of a Statewide Enterprise Architecture and the Associated Policy and Process 4/15/2009 Active
09-02 (pdf) (doc) Information Technology Capital Planning Process, Forms and Instructions 4/10/2009 Superseded by TL 13-05
09-01 (pdf) (doc) California Project Management Methodology and Other Associated Information 4/9/2009 Superseded by TL 16-04