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Tracking the Spend: Department Bought Radios, Monitors

In the last quarter of 2022, this state agency spent $3,167,929 on its five largest purchases of IT goods.

A state agency that regulates fishing, hunting, conservation and education spent just over $3 million on its five largest purchases of IT goods in the last quarter of 2022.

According to the State Contracting and Procurement Registration System, the California Department of Fish and Wildlife spent $3,167,929 on those five purchases. The purchases were:
  • $2,161,382 for all-band portable radios, purchased Dec. 20 from Motorola Solutions Inc. under a statewide contract.
  • $426,549 for training material called Modern Content, “curated from the world’s leading learning providers” and accessible through Cornerstone learning management system. The Dec. 19 contract, issued under the state Software Licensing Program, was with Shade and Partners Technology.
  • $235,643 for Planet SkySat Flexible Tasking for Government, a service that provides satellite imagery. The Dec. 1 award to BuyVet was through a contract for small business enterprises.
  • $173,339 for Smart Translator, capable of translating four languages, in a Dec. 13 contract with Ablegov Inc. under the small-business option.
  • $171,016 for professional 22” monitors, purchased Oct. 12 from Dell Marketing LP under a statewide contract.

The periodic reports of spending on IT goods and services by agencies and departments in state government are compiled by Industry Insider — California as a way of highlighting procurements and trends.
Dennis Noone is Executive Editor of Industry Insider. He is a career journalist, having worked at small-town newspapers and major metropolitan dailies including USA Today in Washington, D.C.