Over the past several years, there has been great progress toward meeting County information technology needs by maximizing availability, reducing cost and providing service and connectivity options for our customers and for our constituents. This could not have been accomplished without the support of the Board of Supervisors, the CEO, and the Agencies and Departments, our partners and our suppliers.
We are all aware of the budget challenges that public sector organizations are facing, be they cities, special districts, school districts or counties. This current economic climate and the technology that we have today presents a “perfect storm” of opportunities to streamline processes, share common services, encourage collaboration and provide access to information, regardless of location.
November 13, 2012
IT SourcingThis article focuses on a critical CEO/Information Technology initiative known as “IT Sourcing”. This initiative focuses on the rebid for the IT services currently being provided by Xerox (formerly ACS). The article addresses why are we doing this, what is changing, and some of the benefits that will be gained.
October 10, 2012
Identity ManagementOpenIAM's Enterprise Identity and Access Management solution is the core technology supporting the implementation of Orange County's Identity Management solution (OCid).
September 3, 2012
Countywide CollaborationIn the summer and fall of 2011, the Technology Council Collaboration Services project team, consisting of several Agency/Department representatives, reviewed the state of collaboration technologies throughout the County. The team found that while many agencies and departments had deployed some type of internal solution, these solutions varied and nothing addressed the many needs of the County as a whole.