On August 21, 2013 during the 2013 Government Technology Conference (GTC) West, the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR), Enterprise Information Services (EIS) team will receive top honors for launching the Best Application Serving an Agency’s Business Needs.  The CDCR successfully developed and implemented the Strategic Offender Management System (SOMS) in 2009.  The project helped to automate and streamline information sharing by consolidating more than 40 offender database systems. 
Additionally, the CDCR representatives will receive the events most distinguished award for the Best Application Serving the Public.  The CDCR developed and implemented an innovative appointment system to allow visitors of inmates to create an appointment time electronically to access visiting areas.  The project helped create an efficient and expeditious visiting process that offers maximum visiting time.
For registration and event information, please visit the GTC West website at http://www.govtech.com/events/GTC-West-2013.html or call Albert Rivas at
(916) 324-6508.