Ring’s reboot of Florida IT gains ground after CONNECT mess

Ring’s reboot of Florida IT gains ground after CONNECT mess

- in General
112

131108_florida02

@mikevansickler

Miami Herald

Florida is spending about $733 million on technology this year out of a $74 billion budget.

No one person or agency accounts for this specialized and technical spending. It’s spread across numerous state agencies, departments and divisions. When problems happen, as they did with Florida’s $63 million unemployment website CONNECT, there’s no one at the state, like Gov. Rick Scott, who accepts responsibility.

Instead, it’s the vendor who’s to blame.

For Sen. Jeremy Ring, who launched the east coast operations of Yahoo! from his New York City apartment at the dawn of the Internet Age in 1995, this is no way to conduct business.

[…]

Facebook Comments

You may also like

Jeff Sessions to challenge Hawaii judge’s decision that Donald Trump is enforcing the travel ban too narrowly after the Supreme Court decision

America’s Watchtower by Steve Dennis On June 26th