Summary of Changes to the Statewide Information Management Manual (SIMM)

March 2022
SIMM Section Action Type Changes
SIMM 30B Change Format changes were made to the SIMM Section 30B, Project Summary Package, and is now accessible to persons with disabilities based on the requirements specified in Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended, the Government Code section 11135, and the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG 2.0).
SIMM 19 Change This iteration simplifies and streamlines the forms to align with the projects using agile project management methodology and a challenge-based procurement. This will also allow CDT to publish Stage-3 documents to our website rather than waiting until Stage-4 approval.
SIMM 5305-C Change Updated SIMM Section 5305-C, Risk Register and POAM Standard which is used to report on an entity’s information security risk and status of remediation.
SIMM 5305-B Change Updated SIMM Section 5305-B, Risk Register and POAM Standard Instructions.
SIMM 55330-E Change The Host (as defined in SIMM 5330-E) and supporting entity (as designated in SIMM 5330-A) may use a copy of the Host or supporting entity’s submission when routing to the designated signatories for the hosted or supported entity.
SIMM 50 Change This iteration, updates were made to improve the process, consistency, and quality of the report, to support continuous improvement of the California’s Statewide IT project delivery through the collaborative development of a new accessible PIER Template.
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