CSTAR, Developed by the Department of Justice and Delegata, Receives the 2006 Best of California Award for Best Application Serving the Public.SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Delegata, a premier consulting and systems integration firm, today announced that the 2006 Best of California Award for Best Application Serving the Public was awarded to the Correspondence, Storage, Tracking and Response (CSTAR CSTAR Collaborative Science, Technology and Applied Research
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CSTAR Center for Strategic Technology and Research ) system. The California Department of Justice (DOJ (Department Of Justice) The legal arm of the U.S. government that represents the public interest of the United States. It is headed by the Attorney General. ) partnered with Delegata to develop the CSTAR system which provides an efficient and accurate method for tracking and responding to inquiries from constituents, government officials, law enforcement agencies A law enforcement agency (LEA) is a term used to describe any agency which enforces the law. This may be a local or state police, federal agencies such as the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) or the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA). , and stakeholders Stakeholders
All parties that have an interest, financial or otherwise, in a firm-stockholders, creditors, bondholders, employees, customers, management, the community, and the government. .
More than 34 million people live in the State of California, representing 12.5 percent of the entire United StateseIU population. Under the auspices of the state Attorney GeneraleIUs office, DOJ establishes and operates projects and programs to protect Californians from fraudulent, unfair, and illegal activities that victimize consumers or threaten public safety. As part of its services to the general public, elected officials, law enforcement agencies, and other government entities, DOJ responds to inquires from these groups and helps to resolve their issues and answer their questions. To facilitate this service and make the process more efficient and effective, DOJ partnered with Delegata to develop the CSTAR system.
CSTAR was developed to automate the existing manual processes, provide workflow efficiency and real-time updates, improve communications, and generate on-demand and monthly management reports. CSTAR enables DOJeIUs Public Inquiry Unit (PIU più
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[Italian, from Latin pl ) to receive, analyze, track, and respond to all inquiries from the public and its other stakeholders in a timely and cost effective manner. The system interacts with DOJeIUs website and enables constituents to electronically submit information to the PIU.
"With CSTAR, we can now handle ten times the volume of correspondence with no increase in staff," stated Sheri Hofer, DOJ Chief of the Departmental Services Bureau. "We also realized significant cost savings by dramatically reducing paper storage needs of approximately 45,000 sheets per month. CSTAR has given us the ability to maintain publication inventories, receive scheduled reports, and provide external interfacing organizations with access to complaint information - all with the ease of a single web-based application See Web application. ."
The CSTAR system utilized leading-edge solution development methods and tools and established an architectural foundation for reusable components that have been leveraged on subsequent DOJ projects. CSTAR integrated and leveraged the technologies of Java, J2EE (Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition) A platform from Sun for building distributed enterprise applications. J2EE services are performed in the middle tier between the user's machine and the enterprise's databases and legacy information systems. , Struts A framework for writing Web-based applications in Java that supports the Model-View-Controller (MVC) architecture. Struts is deployed as JSP pages using special tags from the Struts tag library, which includes routines for building forms, HTML rendering, storing and retrieving data and , Oracle 9iAS, and iterative development A discipline for developing systems based on producing deliverables often. Each iteration, consisting of requirements, analysis & design, implementation and testing, results in the release of an executable subset of the final product, which grows incrementally from iteration to lifecycle processes for future project endeavors. Knowledge transfer for these technologies and processes was a key component of the overall solution delivered by Delegata to the DOJ team.
"The DOJeIUs leadership has been a critical driver in moving the organizationeIUs operations to the next level. Without the vision and dedication to develop an architectural foundation with reusable components, this system would not be as dynamic and applicable as it is today. It is an honor to see DOJ receive the 2006 Best of CA Award for the Best Application Serving the Public," stated Kais Menoufy, DelegataeIUs President and CEO (1) (Chief Executive Officer) The highest individual in command of an organization. Typically the president of the company, the CEO reports to the Chairman of the Board. .
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