DGS Seeks Feedback on IT Vendor Performance Form
The Department of General Services is seeking feedback from IT professionals regarding their proposed post evaluation form required by Assembly Bill 971.
Tech Vendors Subject to New Performance Review Under Pending Legislation
Information Technology vendors working for the State of California will undergo new performance evaluations for all contracts of $500,000 or more, under pending legislation by Assembymember Rudy Salas (D- San Francisco). AB 971 requires departments awarding contracts information technology services to complete a thorough post-evaluation of the contractor and for public officials who sign reports to confirm its accuracy. The reports will not be subject to the California Public Records Act, according to the latest version of the bill which is in the final stages of the legislative process. As of Monday, the bill has passed both houses and is on its way to the governor's desk.