Technology Assessment


Superior Court of San Diego
330 West Broadway
San Diego, CA 92101


August 2011


Client required focus on strategic initiatives, to include business as well as proactive technology innovation.

The Challenge

Clients existing IT Outsourcing contract needed to be analyzed and compared to industry best practices. This included a hard look at every service area to ensure all required  services aligned with the clients future needs.     

The Solution

Developed assessment of technologies included in existing contract and compared those to innovative technologies available in the marketplace.  Focus included: current baseline environment, tactical deployments (2 years), strategic direction (5 years), technologies slated for retirement, mainstream acceptable standards that could be reused, technologies to be contained (limited investment), and emerging technologies.

The Result

Created comprehensive Information Technology Innovation report that included a detailed mapping between all contract technologies and the following categories: systems management, security, platforms and storage, network and telecommunications, integration, data, application and collaboration.  Report provided client with opportunities to improve and strengthen key business objectives.  


About SCSD

The California Constitution establishes a judicial system of courts, including the trial courts, the appellate courts, and a supreme court.  The San Diego Superior Court serves all people in San Diego County as one of the state's 58 trial courts. The court has jurisdiction over all criminal cases including felonies, misdemeanors and infractions; all civil cases, family law, spousal support and child support, probate, conservatorships, mental health, juvenile law and small claims.