Project Update

CWDS Project Update

CWDS sends weekly project updates to stakeholders who subscribe to our eNewsletter. Click here to view this week’s update, or sign-up to receive futute eNewsletters.

Sean Still is named newest CWDS Enterprise Agile Coach

Please join us in congratulating Sean Still on his new role as our second Enterprise Agile Coach, working in conjunction with Karen Bruns. He is a Certified Scrum Professional, Certified Lean Kanban, Certified Open Space Facilitator and Certified Agile Coach with extensive experience in Agile transformation for both digital and non-digital teams.

Sean has over 10+ years of project management experience on multiple technology projects, and has been on the CWDS project since September 2016. Prior to joining CWDS Sean spent 15 years at ALLDATA as a Senior Editor, Scrum Master and Agile Coach.

Richard Bach new CWDS Management Advisor for Development & Engineering

The project welcomed Richard Bach into his new role as Management Advisor for Development & Engineering, reporting directly to Tony Fortenberry. For the past year, Rich was a Development Lead on the Technology Platform Team (TPT) and is highly skilled as a senior-level Lead Software Engineer/Architect. He has over 17 years of experience with the software development life cycle (SDLC), implementing web-based and client/server Java applications utilizing technologies like Java, Groovy, Elasticsearch, JUnit, Spring, web services (REST, SOAP), JSON, Oracle database, HTML, CSS, and more.

Rich has proven experience supporting the State of California on multiple Information Technology initiatives; most recently working with the California Department of Justice (DOJ) to develop and implement their SmartJustice application. He is also experienced in the management of Agile software development and design projects. Rich received his Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from the University of California, Davis.

Bay Area Regional User Group Presentation

Child Welfare Digital Services delivered a project update to the Bay Area Regional User Group on Nov. 2. Click here to view the presentation slides.

CWDA Mountain Valley Children's Committee Meeting

CWDA held a meeting with the Mountain Valley Children's Committee on Nov. 2. Click here to view the presentation slides. 

CWDA IT Committee Meeting - Project Health & Readiness Assessment

CWDA held an IT Committee Meeting on Nov. 2 to assess project health and readiness. Click here to view the presentation slides. 

CWS/CMS Oversight Committee Meeting - Product Vision

The CWS/CMS Oversight Committee held a meeting on Nov. 1 to discuss their product vision. Click here to view the presentation slides. 

CWDS eNewsletter

CWDS sends weekly project updates to stakeholders who subscribe to our newsletter. Click here to view this week’s eNewsletter, or sign-up for future updates.

Central Valley Regional User Group Presentation

Child Welfare Digital Services delivered a project update to the Central Valley Regional User Group on Oct. 27. Click here to view the presentation slides.

CWDA Central Regional Meeting, CWDS Project Update

CWDA conducted a Central Regional Meeting and CWDS delivered a project upate on Oct. 26. Click here to view the presetation slides.