Report 2009-103 Recommendation 24 Responses

Report 2009-103: Departments of Health Care Services and Public Health: Their Actions Reveal Flaws in the State's Oversight of the California Constitution's Implied Civil Service Mandate and in the Departments' Contracting for Information Technology Services (Release Date: September 2009)

Recommendation #24 To: Health Care Services, Department of

To verify that its consultants comply with the knowledge-transfer provisions of its IT contracts, and to promote the development of its own IT staff, Health Care Services should require its contract managers to document the completion of knowledge-transfer activities specified in its IT contracts.

Agency Response*

Health Care Services stated that it would remind all managers and supervisors who are responsible for managing IT contracts to document the completion of knowledge-transfer activities. Health Care Services did not indicate that any revision of policy or procedure would be necessary. (2011-406, p 91)

  • Response Type†: 1-Year
  • Response Date: September 2010

California State Auditor's Assessment of Status: Fully Implemented

All Recommendations in 2009-103

†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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