State expands IT monitoring

State expands IT monitoring

In the wake of Cover Oregon, the state plans to monitor about 80 information technology projects with an estimated pricetag of nearly $1.4 billion.

A statewide inventory, ordered by Gov. John Kitzhaber in the wake of an investigation of the state’s botched health insurance exchange website, lists all IT projects over $1 million in projected costs. The inventory was released to The Associated Press by the Department of Administrative Services.

Part of a wider effort to reform state IT work, the inventory was put together by Oregon chief information officer Alex Pettit, who last week additionally took on the same title, on an interim basis, with Cover Oregon.

 

Read more at the Register-Guard.