Statewide Information Management Manual (SIMM)

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Required Use

The Statewide Information Management Manual (SIMM) Sections 05 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 Division (ITPOD) manager who is assigned to your Agency/state entity.

Schedules and Reporting Requirements

05 Reporting Schedules
10 IT Project Reporting Process Flow
15 Departmental Delegated Cost Thresholds

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

17 California Project Management Framework (CA-PMF)
19 Project Approval Lifecycle
40 Internet Domain Name Taxonomy
55 Information Technology Cost Report
60 Agency Information Management Strategy (AIMS)
66 Social Media Standards
71 Certification of Compliance with IT Policies
80 California Software Management Policy Annual Statement of Compliance
5300 Information Security

Statewide Information Management Manual (SIMM) Forms

Office of Information Security (OIS) Documents

Guidelines (Optional Use)

SIMM Sections 110 through 180 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 California Department of Technology IT Project Oversight Division (ITPOD) manager who is assigned to your Agency/state entity.

110 AIMS Documentation Guidelines
120 Software Management Plan Guidelines
125 Low Power Computing Guidelines
160 Maintenance & Operations Plan Guidelines
180 Statement of Work (SOW) Guidelines
195 Solicitation Template
200 SIMM 200

Archived SIMM Sections