Frequently Asked Questions


How do I become a CDT customer?

If you are interested in becoming a CDT customer, please call (916) 431-5476.  A customer engagement representative will provide an overview of CDT services designed to support your business goals.
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Where is the Training & Education Center located?

The Training and Education Center is located at 10860 Gold Center Drive, Rancho Cordova, CA 95670.
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How is Project Approval Lifecycle different than the Feasibility Study Report?

The new Project Approval Lifecycle (PAL) will implement a Stage/Gate Model for Information Technology (IT) project approval that consists of four stages, separated by gates. The gates provide a series of “go/no go” decision points that request only the necessary and...
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What is California’s “Cloud First Policy”?

For California's Cloud First policy, refer to the published California Department of Technology (CDT) policy, Technology Letter (TL) 14-04. Also, see SAM 4983 and 4983.1. The "Cloud First" policy directs state organizations to shift toward cloud computing solutions...
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What is the California Information Security Office?

The California Information Security Office is an office within the California Department of Technology. The CISO is the primary state government authority charged with ensuring the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of state systems and applications, and...
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