IT Consulting and Fiscal Oversight

The Information Technology Consulting Unit (ITCU) is a unit within the Department of Finance (Finance), and operates under Finance's general powers of supervision over all matters concerning the financial and business policies of the State, as defined in Section 13070 of the Government Code. The ITCU's primary functions include performing fiscal analysis of proposed statewide IT policies and enterprise initiatives and fiscal oversight of critical IT projects, pursuant to Government Code 11547.

State Information Technology (IT) Policy Resources

The California Department of Technology — The California Department of Technology (formerly the California Technology Agency) is responsible for establishing and enforcing information technology (IT) strategic plans, policies, standards and enterprise architecture, and the IT project review, approval, and oversight program. Visit the Department of Technology Website.

The California Information Security Office (CISO) — The CISO is the primary state government authority in ensuring the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of state systems and applications, and ensuring the protection of state information. The office represents the State to federal, state, and local government entities, higher education, private industry, and others on security-related matters. Visit the CISO Website.

Governor Brown
Finance Director Michael Cohen

CALSTARS contact information for:

  • Client Support & Training
  • System Support/ Procedures Manual / Operations
  • Memos, On-Line NEWS Screen
  • Training Classes Registration
  • Technology Support
  • Operation, Equipment Communications Support Hotline
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