Report 2014-116 Recommendation 6 Responses

Report 2014-116: California Department of Consumer Affairs' BreEZe System: Inadequate Planning and Oversight Led to Implementation at Far Fewer Regulatory Entities at a Significantly Higher Cost (Release Date: February 2015)

Recommendation #6 To: Technology, California Department of

To help ensure the success of the BreEZe project going forward, CalTech should document key discussions with Consumer Affairs in which significant concerns are raised about Accenture and assessments of the department's performance by the IV&V consultant and the IPO specialist.

Agency Response*

Attachment 2 will be sent separately via e-mail.

The Department's IT Project Oversight Division (ITPOD) established a procedure for documenting significant concerns and issues that are discussed in Portfolio meetings with Department executives. See Attachment 2.

  • Response Type†: 6-Month
  • Completion Date: June 2015
  • Response Date: August 2015

California State Auditor's Assessment of Status: Fully Implemented


Agency Response*

60-Day Update:

Over the next 30 days, ITPOC will establish a new procedure for documenting significant concerns and agreed upon actions discussed during meetings with Consumer Affairs.

The new procedures are expected to in place by June 2015.

  • Response Type†: 60-Day
  • Estimated Completion Date: 06/30/2015
  • Response Date: April 2015

California State Auditor's Assessment of Status: Pending


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†Response Type refers to the interval in which the auditee is providing the State Auditor with their status in implementing recommendations made in an audit report. Auditees must submit a response regarding their progress in implementing recommendations from our reports at three intervals from the release of the report: 60 days, six months, and one year or subsequent to one year.

*Agency responses received after June 2013 are posted verbatim.


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