Statewide Information Management Manual (SIMM)


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Required Use

The Statewide Information Management Manual (SIMM) Sections 10 through 80 and Sections 5300 et seq. contain standards, instructions, forms and templates that State agencies must use to comply with Information Technology (IT) policy. If there are questions about any of this material, please contact the California Department of Technology IT Project Oversight and Consulting Division (ITPOC) manager who is assigned to your Agency/state entity.

Schedules and Reporting Requirements

Procedures, Instructions, Standards, Forms, Transmittals, and Certifications

Guidelines (Optional Use)

SIMM Sections 110 through 200 contain guidelines, models, forms and templates that State agencies will find useful in the management of their IT programs. Use of any of these guidelines is not mandatory, but agencies are encouraged to make use of them if they need help or guidance in a particular area. If there are questions about any of this material, please contact the Technology Agency representative who is assigned to your agency.