IT DSP Findings & Recommendations

Findings and Recommendations City of Berkeley: Digital Strategic Plan and Cost Allocation Plan

October 17, 2016 v5.1

 Waste time with corrections, causing delays.  Redundant requests for information.  It takes a full day to PDF the budget books. Recommendations:  Implement a new Budget/Fiscal Application Features/Functions  Ability to do forecasting.  5-Year projections.  Ability to do what-if scenarios.  Produce one enterprise budget.  Workflow Automation.  Charts using department templates.  Summary schedules.  CIP projections.  Project and Grant projections.  Generate a Budget Book.  Web-enabled.  Supports mobile devices. Reports  Fiscal  Status  Budget by time  Ad Hoc by end uses  Ability for non-IT staff to produce reports easily Interfaces  OnBase ECMS  Open Data Portal Staffing  Database Administrator  Report Developer Benefits:  Provide information to Council and the public.  Better informed decisions for planning purposes.  Ensure sustainability and fiscal strength.  Staff time savings.  Reduced staff stress.  More efficient and streamlined process.  Better comparison of trends.  Consistent process across departments.  Reduced errors.  Broader knowledge across staff.  Complete information to move forward.

Digital Strategic Plan: Findings & Recommendations

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