The findings of an audit into troubled information technology projects and systems in state agencies might lead to legislation and even more audits, according to the co-chair of the Legislative Audit Committee.
State senator Carol A. Roessler, R-Oshkosh, anticipates the audit will be completed in about a year, in time for work on the 2007-09 biennial budget. "That is critically important ......Full article >>>
and has failed to meet a federal deadline. The State Elections Board is administering the contract, and the work is to be completed by Accenture, an information management firm.
"We've got a voter identification project where other states have dropped their contracts with the provider that still is under contract to the State of Wisconsin," Roessler said. "How are we in this situation?"<......Full article >>>
case studies of selected major projects to identify the nature of problems and the reasons for them, and review the effectiveness of oversight structures. Auditors also will examine IT contracting procedures, including mechanisms employed by other states.
The questions Roessler would like answered in the audit pertain to whether projects are effectively completed on a timely basis, whethe......Full article >>>
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