Division 1.5. Automation Of The Employment Development Department of California Unemployment Insurance Code >> Division 1.5.

As used in this division:
  (a) "Department" means the Employment Development Department.
  (b) "Director" means the Director of Employment Development.
The director shall prepare a biennial report to the Legislature, on or before February 1, 1994, and on or before February 1 of each even-numbered year thereafter, on the department's automation plans, including any recommendation on improvements for the purpose of consideration by both policy and fiscal committees of the Legislature.
The report, required by Section 4901, shall be transmitted to the Legislative Analyst, the Assembly Committees on Insurance, Labor and Employment, and Budget, the Senate Committees on Industrial Relations and Budget and Fiscal Review, the Department of Finance, and the Governor, on or before February 1 of each even-numbered year. The report shall do all of the following:
  (a) Provide a strategic information technology plan that describes the long-term goals and strategies which shall be undertaken by the department to create an information technology environment that will not only support the achievement of the department's strategic business mission and goals but set the foundation for using information technology to make substantial and sustainable improvements in how it conducts business. The plan shall cover a 10-year planning horizon and include the department's information vision, its information management principles, and long-term goals and strategies for achieving its information vision.
  (b) Provide a tactical information plan of specific automation and infrastructure projects to be undertaken within three years of the date of the report. The plan shall include project description and scope, consistency with the strategic information plan, relationship to other projects, priority of development, estimated project costs and benefits, and improvements in services. For automation projects, it shall also provide reductions in personnel and operating costs, and identification of how personnel and cost savings will be used, transferred, or otherwise accounted for.
  (c) Not necessarily be in addition to or replace any reports now submitted by the director to the California Department of Technology.
(a) Thirty days prior to the release of the report identified in Section 4901, the director shall submit it to the California Department of Technology, which shall review and comment on it. These comments shall be attached to the report by the director and distributed with the report.
  (b) When commenting on the report, the California Department of Technology shall include, but not be limited to, an assessment of whether:
  (1) The requirements for the report have been met.
  (2) The strategic plan is consistent with the formal strategic plan submitted separately to the California Department of Technology.
  (3) The costs and benefits identified in the report are consistent with the projects previously submitted for approval or contained in the Information Management Annual Plans.