All I’m going to say is that most of the problems with CCMS reported in the Sacramento Bee’s investigation into CCMS has already been said by plenty of commenters here. Yet the more attention that the AOC receives for its handling of CCMS the better off we’ll all be. Click the link below to read the entire article.
An effort to create a centralized computer system for California’s state courts, originally conceived as a modest upgrade in a few counties, now faces total costs approaching $2 billion and is years away from large-scale implementation, an investigation by The Bee has found.
The project has ballooned in scope and costs since its 2001 inception without the scrutiny other state computer systems face because the state Administrative Office of the Courts is not bound by the same project review requirements.
Amid California’s budget crunch, which has closed state courts one day a month, the computer project jumped into the spotlight. A state Assembly committee will hold a hearing this week to review overall spending growth at the courts’ administrative office. The governor’s technology watchdog also is evaluating the computer project.
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