Solicitation for County Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) for CWS/CMS R9.3

All SPOCs and Training Contacts:
The Child Welfare Digital Services (CWDS) Office is requesting county staff to participate as Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) in the Release 9.3 Business Needs Analysis (BNAs) meetings and Joint Application Design (JAD) to give feedback on issues. SMEs will participate in Release 9.3 activities, tentatively scheduled to GO LIVE in July 2023.
R9.3 BNAs will be held on December 5, 2022. SMEs will receive an Outlook invitation once all responses are received.
R9.3 JAD has not yet been scheduled, but SMEs will receive an Outlook invitation once a date is selected.

System Change Requests (SCRs) include:
The five (5) SCRs listed below are newly proposed for Release 9.3
  • SCR 8955 – Other Adults in Home Batch Update (Data Quality) (Prioritized #3) - Application Support Contact: James Sidebotham
  • SCR 8954 – Service Provider NPI Data Batch Update (Data Quality) (Prioritized #6) - Application Support Contact: James Sidebotham
  • SCR 8843 – Transfer Enrollments between DOE Schools (Data Quality) (Prioritized #8) - Application Support Contact: Pravitha Kodiyanthara
  • SCR 8935 – Reporter Badge Number Cleansing (Data Quality) (Prioritized #9) - Application Support Contact: James Sidebotham
  • SCR 8943 – Expand Merge History Log (Data Quality) (Prioritized #10) - Application Support Contact: Kim Carpenter
The SCRs listed below were covered during a previous BNA. A brief meeting will be held to ensure nothing has changed.
  • SCR 8939 – Support of O365 with the CWS/CMS Application (Prioritized #1) - Application Support Contact: Gina Blakemore
  • SCR 8906 – Reformat Other Adults Page Naming Data Entry Structure and add Search Function (Data Quality) (Prioritized #2) - Application Support Contact: Nora O’Hara
  • SCR 8776 – SSN Violations - Cleansing (Data Quality) (Prioritized #4) - Application Support Contact: James Sidebotham
  • SCR 8908 – Update Service Provider: Add NPI No and Middle Initial to ID Page and Search Dialog (Data Quality) (Prioritized #5) - Application Support Contact: Gina Blakemore
  • SCR 8844 – Automatically Cleanup Open Education Enrollments (Data Quality) (Prioritized #7) - Application Support Contact: James Sidebotham 
Counties are encouraged to register individuals with knowledge and experience working in the areas mentioned above. A mix of end users with casework or supervisory experience will also be very helpful.

Those who volunteer are welcome to register for one or more SCRs.

Participants will work with other County and State SMEs as well as vendor support staff.

We seek a diverse group of participants from large, medium, and small counties. The CWDS Office will work with SMEs to determine the details of participation.

If you have any questions regarding this recruitment, please contact OSI CWDS Application Support via email @ CWS_AppSupport@osi.ca.gov.
 
Action Required
Staff should submit a Release 9.3 SME Online Registration Form for each potential SME.             
Forms should be submitted no later than November 30, 2022.