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  • Audit blasts state agency over failed IT projects

    The state’s dismal record on creating new computer systems, many of which come in over budget and past deadlines, is partly the fault of poor oversight by the California Department of Technology (CalTech), a state audit concluded Thursday.
  • Run DWP more like a business and less like a bureaucracy

    Run DWP more like a business and less like a bureaucracy
    A state audit released last week details how Los Angeles Department of Water and Power managers ignored and downplayed repeated warnings that a new customer billing system — the lifeline of the utility and how it collects its revenue — was not...

    Audit finds major cost increases, delays in state computer project

    Audit finds major cost increases, delays in state computer project
    Poor planning and oversight of a computer system by the state Department of Consumer Affairs led to significant delays and cost increases, according to a state audit released Thursday. The agency’s BreEZe information technology system, aimed at...

    Whistle-blower cases cost California $89,000, state auditor reports

    A California agency that investigates whistle-blower complaints announced this week that government agencies and employees cost the state more than $89,000 by embezzling money and committing other misdeeds over the course of roughly two years. A new...

    State recycling program has been running large deficits

    State recycling program has been running large deficits
    A state audit has found that the cost of the state's recycling program for beverage containers has exceeded its revenue by over $100 million in three of the last four fiscal years. The audit released Thursday reviewed the California Department of...