Training Video Available for 5 Year IT Capital Planning Process

State Technology Update - August 12, 2008

As part of the Chief Information Officer's approach to streamline and update the process for having state IT projects approved, training sessions were conducted for state staff to quickly get up to speed on the IT Capital Management Plan released in June. To view a videotaped training session, please click below or visit the CIO YouTube Channel at

The IT Capital Management Plan is aimed at improving the process of identifying and approving IT project proposals. It moves state IT toward greater alignment with department and agency strategic plans and Enterprise Architecture standards by developing a five-year plan for IT investments. The Plan also introduces the practice of providing conceptual approval for IT project proposals before submitting an FSR. It was released on June 30, 2008, as part of Management Memo (MM) 08-07, which is available at:

The Plan is a component of the Office of the Chief Information Officer's (OCIO) May 15, 2008 Supplemental Report to the Legislature that outlined the role of the agency and provided a plan for strengthening statewide information technology to create a more responsive state government. The Plan has also been added to the Statewide Information Management Manual (SIMM) as Section 57, available at:

The May 15, 2008 Supplemental Report is also available at:

Linked below is a training session that was videotaped for reference and those who were not able to attend one of the 10 training sessions conducted by the OCIO. Additional Training Materials can also be found at:

For additional information, please contact David Chase at (916) 319-9223.

Click here to access the training video

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