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The department responsible for connecting job seekers and employers is making progress on identity security and technology modernization, and its many millions spent on IT services over the past three years reflects this work.
the California Department of Employment Development (EDD) only made 108 purchases of IT services in 2021; 173 purchases of this type in 2020; and 111 such purchases in 2019. His five most expensive such purchases in each of those years cost him $53,896,379 in 2021; $676,094,416 in 2020; and $12,284,529 in 2019. Here, with rounding, learn more about these purchases, based on information from the National contract and procurement registration system:
- In 2021, EDD’s five most expensive IT services purchases reached $41.5 million for the California Department of Technology (CDT) for Data Center Services, a two-year contract from July 1 to June 30, 2023.
- $4.9 million to KPMG for “Business Process Reengineering IT Consulting to Reimagine Benefits Systems Modernization,” an eight-month contract ending June 30 and part of ongoing modernization of EDD from its benefit systems.
- $3.5 million to West, a Thomson Reuters business, for “Thomson Reuters ID Risk Analytics” for fiscal years 2020-21 and 2022-2023. West publishes legal, business and regulatory data in print and online. The contract is for a period of two years, from May 1 to April 30, 2023.
- $1.8 million for Allied Network Solutions for Micro Focus Reflection Desktop software, for a one-year term from April 1 through March 31, 2022. EDD made the purchase on March 25.
- $1.6 million for Simplified solutions for a renewal of point of proof software for Fiscal Years 2020/2021-2023/2024. The contract is for three years, from April 24 to May 23, 2024.
- In 2020, EDD’s five most expensive IT services purchases were supplemented by $551.6 million from Deloitte for an emergency contract for call center augmentation, a roughly 10-month contract from 20 April 2020 to February 20, 2020. 28, 2021.
- $49.8 million to Deloitte for an “emergency IT consulting contract for website enhancements and database design,” a roughly three-year contract from April 1, 2020 to June 30, 2023.
- $44 million to CDT for “Addendum 1 – Data Services Agreement, Providing Ongoing Information Technology Services, Materials and/or Equipment,” a one-year July 1 pact 2020 to June 30, 2021.
- $19.4 million for Eventus Solutions Group LLC for IT services, a nearly three-year contract from May 1, 2020 to March 17, 2023.
- $11.3 million to The iFish Group, Inc., for “Emergency IT Project Management – COVID Recovery”, a two-year contract from April 1, 2020 to March 31, 2022.
- In 2019, EDD’s five most expensive IT services purchases were led by $4.4 million to xFusion Technologies Inc. for “BSM Data Conversion Development Consultants”, a three-year contract from November 1, 2019 as of October 31, 2022.
- $3.8 million to M Corp. for “10 IT consultants to prepare (integration) of the benefits system”, a pact of approximately one year from July 1, 2019 to Sept. 30, 2020.
- $1.5 million for Cornerstone OnDemand, Inc. for the “TMS Project”, a three-year contract from March 1, 2019 to February 1, 2019. 28, 2022.
- $1.3 million for Support Focus Inc. for data conversion services, a nearly four-year contract from April 15, 2019 to January 1, 2019. 14, 2023.
- $1.3 million to xFusion Technologies for “BSM senior technical lead”, a one-year contract from September 7, 2019 to September 1, 2019. 6, 2020.