Development of a Data Architecture Strategy for The State Of California


The Office Of The State Chief Information Officer (OCIO)

Project Duration
2008- 2009

Project Contract
Prime Contractor

Auriga Corporation provided project management and coordination services to Office of the State Chief Information Officer (OCIO) for designing a State Wide Data Strategy Report.

In this role, Auriga’s responsibilities included the following:

  • Reviewed existing statewide data sharing environment, identify risks, how it operates and how it succeeds or fails to deliver accurate consistent data;
  • Defined a statewide data sharing strategy and functional design for an accurate single consistent source of data;
  • Defined standards for Relational Databases (RDBMS);
  • Defined standard framework for Service Oriented Architecture (SOA);
  • Produced a roadmap to implement final strategy;
  • Produced organizational change considerations to address the business change management needed to implement the plan;
  • Ensured compliance with all applicable OCIO policies and procedures and industry standards.
  • Participated in weekly Project Status Meetings as an advisor;
  • Worked closely with the OCIO Project Manager and discuss all findings and recommendations;
  • Ensured completeness and accuracy of all appropriate project plans, issue identification and risk assessment;
  • Conducted initial and monthly risk management activities throughout the life of the project and present the findings and recommendations; and
  • Conducted an initial and monthly project assessment throughout the life of the project and present the findings and recommendations.