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March 2017 - Lane County, Oregon selected NexLevel for a Business IT Alignment Assessment project to perform a comprehensive review and assessment of the County's IT maturity including cost-effectiveness of the County's IT services.

March 2017 - The Association of Regional Center Agencies, Inc. contracted with NexLevel to gather financial requires for 21 Regional Centers.

February 2017 - The City of Cupertino selected NexLevel to complete an IT needs assessment and a three-year IT Plan.

February 2017 - The Cucamonga Valley Water District selected NexLevel to provide professional consulting services for their ERP Software Upgrade Research Project.

February 2017 - The City of Beverly Hills contracted with NexLevel to complete an IT classification and compensation study.

February 2017 – NexLevel will be a Silver Exhibitor at the CSMFO 2017 Annual Conference (Feb. 7 – 10, Sacramento). In addition, NexLevel Principal, Terry Hackelman will co-present a day long pre-conference session titled "What Every Finance Professional Should Know About Large Complex Technology Implementations."

January 2017 – The City of Chino Hills has contracted with NexLevel for ERP Project Management and Implementation Support Services.

January 2017 – The City of Watsonville has selected NexLevel for their expertise and experience to conduct an IT Assessment and to assist in the development of the City’s IT Strategic Plan.

January 2017 - The City of San Ramon has contracted with NexLevel for software selection consulting services to assist them with selection and procurement of an ERP system.

December 2016 - NexLevel was selected by the City of Indio to conduct an ERP Assessment.

November 2016 - The City of Half Moon Bay selected NexLevel to complete an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) needs assessment and for NexLevel's expertise to assist in the selection and procurement of an ERP system.

November 2016 - The City of Rancho Cordova contracted with NexLevel to provide consulting services to support the IT organization transition activities and to complete a technology application assessment to create a Business Application Roadmap. 

November 2016 - The City of Paso Robles contracted with NexLevel to assist them with project management activities and tasks for their enterprise Land Management System (LMS) implementation.

October 2016 - The City of Anaheim has contracted with NexLevel to provide project management and advisory services for the implementation of a new Land Management System (LMS). The City recently purchased a new enterprise LMS, and will be utilizing NexLevel services to assist with a variety of implementation services including business process analysis/optimization, change management, requirements gathering, acceptance testing, and reporting.

October 2016 - The Cosumnes Community Services District selected NexLevel to assist with their ERP implementation and NexLevel will provide project management services due to our expertise and experience in ERP implementations.

October 2016 - NexLevel will have a booth at the Annual Municipal Information Systems Association of California Conference being held in San Diego, CA, beginning on 10/9/16 and running through 10/12/16. NexLevel is a MISAC Strategic Partner.

September 2016 - The City of Alameda selected NexLevel to conduct an IT Assessment and prepare and IT Strategic Plan.

August 2016 - NexLevel was awarded a one-year extension from the California Highway Patrol (CHP) for continued help to manage large, complex technology projects.  It is a NexLevel honor to support one of the premier law enforcement organizations in the country.

August 2016 - The California Correctional Health Care Services contracted with NexLevel to provide technical project management services for their Electronic Health Record System. The NexLevel Project Manager (PM) will manage and oversee complex IT projects providing project management support, and technical IT skills. Besides implementing standard project management practices, this PM must also maintain technical expertise and oversight for integrations between IT systems, specifications for system interfaces, creation of system test plans, system performance and operations, user training, and how to develop/implement IT security plans and procedures for management approval.

August 2016 - The City of Galt hired NexLevel to provide IT services.

August 2016 - The City of Manhattan Beach selected NexLevel to completed an ERP requirements analysis and procurement.

July 2016 - Carson City, Nevada, hired NexLevel to complete an IT Assessment and prepare and IT Strategic Plan.

June 2016 - The City of Anaheim has contracted with NexLevel to conduct a Public Works Technology Roadmap. The project will build on the recently completed Public Works Strategic Plan and Strategic Implementation Plan, both of which focused on the use of technology in the Department. The Technology Roadmap will help the City achieve greater results and efficiency through the identification of technology improvements.

June 2016 - The County of Placer selected NexLevel to provide expertise and assist in the procurement of an ERP System.

June 2016 - The City of Burbank hired NexLevel to conduct an IT Assessment.

May 2016 - The City of Newport Beach hired NexLevel to provide expertise to aid in the selection of a new enterprise Land Management, Planning and Permitting (LMS) System.

April 2016 - South Tahoe Public Utilities District selected NexLevel for our expertise to assist in the selection and procurement of an ERP system.

March 2016 - The City of Rancho Palos Verdes selected NexLevel to perform an IT Assessment and prepare a five-year IT Strategic Plan.

March 2016 - NexLevel’s Terry Hackelman and Patrick Griffin are both giving presentations at the California Society of Municipal Finance Officers (CSMFO) Conference in Anaheim, CA. Terry will be co-presenting “Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) from A to Z” on March 1, and Patrick will be co-presenting “Avoiding Headlines When Implementing or Upgrading an IT System by Managing Risks and Implementing Best Practices” on March 2.

March 2016 - NexLevel was selected by the City of Fresno to help develop a Strategic Technology Master Plan. The plan is intended to guide the City over the next five years in planning, procuring, implementing and managing current and future technology investments and resources.

December 2015 - As part of a competitive bid process, CalOptima selected NexLevel to perform a detailed assessment of their current financial system and processes, and to provide key findings that identify gaps in their current environment.

October 2015 - NexLevel was selected by the City of Napa to conduct an information technology assessment. This is a detailed assessment of the City’s current technology use and management, policies and practices. The City also asked NexLevel to provide an IT Strategic Plan, and to include a project phase devoted to IT Governance.

August 2015 - The Cosumnes Community Services District selected NexLevel to assess their current ERP system needs, and recommend ERP system options. NexLevel was also asked to develop an RFP for procurement of a new ERP system, and to assist with the selection of the final vendor.

July 2015 - The Metropolitan Transportation Commission selected NexLevel to provide an Information Technology Roadmap, a report on technology trends and best practices that affect the transportation industry generally and the Commission specifically, The report also includes recommendations on how to better prepare their IT support organization for the future.

July 2015 - NexLevel is pleased to announce that we are once again a Gold Strategic Partner with MISAC, the Municipal Information Systems Association of California.

June 2015 - The City of Ventura has awarded a contract to NexLevel to provide an Information Technology Assessment. This project will use NexLevel's proven methodology, which includes interviews with key stakeholders and IT staff, comparisons to best practices used by other agencies with similar profiles, and a survey distributed to all City employees. NexLevel will use all of this information to determine how well the City's systems are being used, and to develop recommendations for the City to improve overall IT service delivery. The final assessment report will provide feedback and actionable recommendations to help ensure that the City's current and future technology needs are addressed in the most efficient and fiscally responsible manner. 

May 2015 - The City of Paso Robles has chosen NexLevel to assist in the selection of an enterprise land management, planning and permitting (LMS) system. NexLevel will identify a best fit LMS solution to meet the City's needs for planning, permitting, and other land management related activities.

May 2015 - The County of Riverside Information Technology department has hired NexLevel to implement PlanIT and provide project management training and support. PlanIT is a hosted project portfolio management tool that will help the County track, manage, and report on key technology projects.

May 2015 – The City of Fresno has awarded a contract to NexLevel for consulting services to help the City with the selection of an enterprise land management, planning and permitting (LMS) system. The City‘s Department of Development and Resource Management will be working with the Department of Information Services to implement a GIS-based, web-enabled, and robust application which is focused on the City’s customers. Replacement of the current system was prompted by the Business Friendly Fresno Task Force, which is led by the City’s Mayor and includes members of the business and development community. NexLevel will be responsible for performing a needs assessment, identifying potential vendors, developing a request for proposals (RFP), and helping the City’s managers select the best solution for Fresno’s current and future requirements.

April 2015 - Monterey Regional Water Pollution Control Agency has awarded a contract to NexLevel to develop an IT Strategic Plan. NexLevel will assist in developing and articulating a vision for the effective use of technology to support the work of the MRWPCA. 

March 2015 - NexLevel has been awarded a contract by the Encina Wastewater Authority to implement enterprise-wide IT Governance. NexLevel will work with the Authority’s management to develop the necessary policies, processes, procedures and tools to help ensure ongoing alignment of the Authority’s IT resources with business priorities.

March 2015 -   Port Angeles, WA has become our newest out-of-state client, and has selected NexLevel to complete an IT Strategic Plan to assist the City with its current and future technology needs. NexLevel will follow our proven IT Strategic Planning approach that objectively evaluates where the city is at today and where it needs to be in the future. Once that is established, NexLevel will help the City develop a strategic roadmap with the necessary technology projects to meet defined objectives.

March 2015 - The City of El Segundo has awarded a contract to NexLevel to assist with developing an Information Systems Assessment and Three-Year Strategic Plan that will identify and prioritize the City’s technology projects. 

March 2015 – After evaluating several proposals, the City of Belmont has selected NexLevel to facilitate the development of a Three-Year IT Strategic Plan. NexLevel will help to develop and articulate a vision for the effective use of business applications to support the work of the City.

February 2015 - NexLevel was awarded a new contract to help the California Highway Patrol (CHP) manage large, complex technology projects. NexLevel is thankful to be chosen and has enjoyed a close working relationship with CHP over the years, supporting other projects. Seeing the effect technology can have on public safety is a rewarding experience. Having the opportunity to support one of the premier law enforcement organizations in the country is an honor for NexLevel.

February 2015 - NexLevel attended and was a silver sponsor at the 2015 California Society of Municipal Finance Officers (CSMFO) annual conference in Monterey, California. NexLevel's conference participation included a booth in the exhibit area that provided the opportunity to meet attendees. In addition, NexLevel was a guest speaker for an event session called "10 Deadly Sins! Or…How to Avoid the Potholes on the Road to a Successful ERP Implementation."

February 2015The City of Oxnard selected NexLevel to complete a comprehensive IT Assessment and Four-Year IT Master Plan. The full service city, located in Ventura County, also contracted with NexLevel to complete a focused evaluation of their current ERP system to determine next steps in the migration to a more current platform. This focused work will include in depth interviews with users of the current ERP solution, and a report outlining recommended alternatives for the City’s consideration. In addition to these activities, NexLevel will also be completing an evaluation of the City’s current technology service delivery structure, which consists of four distinct IT organizations supporting Housing, Library, Police and the remaining City departments. The outcome of this evaluation will be a report providing recommendations regarding organization-wide IT service delivery efficiencies.

December 2014 - The Lake Arrowhead Community Services District selected NexLevel to assist the District with the selection of a new ERP system. The contract includes completion of a needs assessment, development of a Request for Proposal document, RFP issuance and evaluation, assistance with vendor selection, and contract negotiations with the selected vendor.

November 2014 – The City of Visalia selected NexLevel to facilitate the development of a citywide IT / GIS Master Plan. Recognizing the importance of GIS to the organization, the City requested that NexLevel provide specific attention to the GIS operations during the IT Master Plan development.

October 2014 – After an extensive search which included companies from across the nation, the Las Virgenes Municipal Water District selected NexLevel to partner with them on the development of an Information Systems Master Plan and completion of an IS Operational Review. The Master Plan will provide a technology roadmap for the organization into the future, while the Operational Review is designed to provide recommendations, including the application of Best Practices, to the organization’s technology service delivery.

October 2014- The City of Redwood City has contracted with NexLevel to complete an IT Assessment and Strategic Plan to help guide the City’s technology resource allocation now and into the future. The project includes an organization-wide assessment of technology service delivery, and a five-year IT Strategic Plan to assist the City in their technology planning efforts.

September 2014 – The City of Moreno Valley recently awarded a contract to NexLevel to conduct a comprehensive review of the City’s current development services processes. The City was specifically interested in utilizing the services of a certified Project Management Professional (PMP), and several of NexLevel’s Managing Consultants hold the necessary certification. In addition, Moreno Valley will benefit from the experience and expertise of a NexLevel team member who previously managed the development services process for a local municipality. The outcome of NexLevel’s work will assist the City in taking the next steps toward replacement of their current permitting software system.

September 2014 – After evaluating several proposals, the East Valley Water District, located in Highland, CA awarded a contract to NexLevel for the completion of a five-year Strategic Plan. NexLevel will utilize its proven processes and project management expertise to complete an IT Plan for the District and present the Plan to the District Board of Directors.

August 2014 – The City of Sunnyvale has selected NexLevel to assist in the replacement of the City’s current ERP system. The project will include a needs assessment, RFP development, and vendor identification, evaluation and selection.

August 2014 - NexLevel Founder and Managing Principal Terry Hackelman was the featured speaker at the August 28th California Society of Municipal Finance Officers (CSMFO) Los Angeles / South Bay Chapter meeting.  Mr. Hackelman provided a presentation and discussion regarding emerging trends in the IT industry, with an emphasis on how those trends will affect local public agencies. The meeting was attended by managers from across Southern California, and provided the latest information on public sector technology changes happening today and in the future.

July 2014 - Located in Camarillo, CA, the Camrosa Water District has selected NexLevel to provide consulting services related to the replacement of the District’s current ERP system. The project includes a needs assessment phase, ERP development, vendor evaluation and selection, and subsequent assistance with vendor negotiations.

July 2014 - The City of Pasadena has selected NexLevel to assist them with an assessment of their current Enterprise Asset Management System and to help with the selection of a new system. The project includes a needs assessment, RFP development, and vendor evaluation and selection.

July 2014 - The City of Coronado, located in San Diego County, has chosen NexLevel to provide consulting services to assist in the selection of a company to develop a new City website. The project includes a needs assessment, RFP development, vendor evaluation and selection, and contract negotiations leading to approval of a new contract for website development and maintenance.

June 2014 - The City of Branson selected NexLevel to conduct an IT Assessment and 5-year IT Strategic Plan for the well-known country music capital.

June 2014 - The City of Benicia has contracted with NexLevel to provide an assessment of the City’s core financial information system. NexLevel will conduct a complete review of the status of the City’s ongoing migration of its current financial system, and will provide recommendations for alternatives to the current situation.

May 2014 - The City of Beverly Hills has selected NexLevel to develop a Strategic Technology Plan to guide future technology investments. The City utilizes technology extensively to provide a variety of services to its residents and businesses, and recognizes the importance of planning for necessary technology improvements to maintain and potentially improve these services. The City expects to utilize the resulting Plan to guide technology investments for the next several years.

May 2014 - The Inland Empire Utilities District selected NexLevel to complete an IT Assessment and a five-year IT Strategic Plan for the District. Located in San Bernardino County, the District provides regional wastewater service and imported water deliveries to eight contracting agencies covering a 242 square mile area.

March 2014 - The City of Huntington Beach selected NexLevel to conduct an IT Assessment and complete a five-year Strategic Plan for the organization. The project includes the evaluation of technologies for both City Hall and full service public safety (Police and Fire) activities, and will result in a Strategic Plan that will help the City guide its technology investments now and into the future.

February 2014 - After having completed an IT Assessment and Strategic Plan for the City of Pismo Beach in 2013, the City selected NexLevel to partner on a comprehensive ERP replacement project. Work began in February 2014 and includes a needs assessment, RFP development, vendor evaluation and selection, and contract negotiations with the selected vendor.

February 2014– NexLevel is a proud recipient of a Certificate of Appreciation from the California Highway Patrol for project management services during the statewide Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD) implementation. NexLevel helped lead the installation of the CAD system in 27 locations around California, training of more than 800 dispatchers and the implementation of an extensive infrastructure to support the new system.

October 2013 - The City of Glendale selected NexLevel to perform a focused project that included an IT Assessment and Infrastructure Action Plan. The intent of the project was to concentrate specifically on the needs of the Information Technology Department in order to improve service delivery to the City organization and the public. Subsequent to the completion of the Action Plan, NexLevel was selected in August 2014 to assist with an evaluation of the City’s current ERP solution, focusing on the effectiveness of the current system and its total return on investment.

September 2013 - The City of La Quinta, located in the Coachella Valley in Riverside County, selected NexLevel to assist them with several IT related projects. The initial endeavor included RFP development for both the City’s ERP system and permitting system, with subsequent RFP development and release. Following this phase, NexLevel assisted with vendor evaluation and selection activities for both systems, along with contract negotiation assistance. Once both vendors were selected, La Quinta approached NexLevel to provide project management assistance with the implementation of the replacement permitting system, and NexLevel Managing Consultant Patrick Griffin was assigned to the project. In December 2013, with the resignation of their current Finance Director, the City approached NexLevel to secure the services of Mr. Griffin to serve as Interim Finance Director during the recruitment for a new Director.  Mr. Griffin served full time in that capacity from January through June 2014.

June 2013 - After successfully completing an IT Assessment and Strategic Plan for the City of Santa Cruz in 2012, the City approached NexLevel about the possibility of utilizing a company resource to temporarily fill the vacant IT Director position at the City. NexLevel Managing Consultant Cindy Abbott was placed in the position and served the City for one year (July 2013 – June 2014) during the recruitment of a permanent IT Director.

October 2013 - Central Contra Costa Sanitary District selects NexLevel to complete a technology assessment and facilitate the development of a district-wide IT Master Plan. The scope of services will also include completing an analysis of the District's ERP system and implementing technology governance processes.

October 2013 - The Municipal Information Systems Association of California (MISAC) asked NexLevel to lead an  IT Strategic Planning workshop for the MISAC CIO Academy. The event involved more than 80 California public agency IT leaders and provided an interactive forum for attendees to learn and share IT strategic planning processes and methods. 

October 2013 - NexLevel presents two sessions at the Municipal Information Systems Association of California (MISAC) Annual Conference. NexLevel Principals facilitated sessions on IT Governance implementation and on Automated Metering Infrastructure (AMI) planning and implementation.

July 2013 - Turlock Irrigation District (TID) has hired NexLevel to facilitate the development of a Smart Grid Technology strategy that will result in a formal Smart Grid Technology Plan. 

July 2013 - The City of Pismo Beach selects NexLevel to peform a technology assessment and facilitate the completion of a citywide IT Strategic Plan.

April 2013 - The City of Los Angeles Information Technology Agency (ITA) has hired NexLevel to implement PlanIT and provide project management training. PlanIT is a hosted project portfolio management tool that will help ITA track, manage, and report on key technology projects.

February 2013 - NexLevel is a proud recipient of a Certificate of Appreciation from the California Highway Patrol for project management services during the statewide Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD) implementation. NexLevel helped lead the installation of the CAD system in 27 locations around California, training of more than 800 dispatchers and the implementation of an extensive infrastructure to support the new system.

November 2012 - Sonoma County selects NexLevel to perform ERP project management services.

November 2012 - City of Manhattan Beach selects NexLevel to complete IS Master Plan.

November 2012 - NexLevel promotes Joe Blackwell to Principal Consultant.

October 2012 - City of Santa Cruz selects NexLevel to complete an IT Strategic Plan.

September 2012 - California Correctional Health Care Services (CCHCS) selects NexLevel for project management services.

September 2012 - San Diego County selects NexLevel to perform project management services.

September 2012 - Douglas County, Nevada selects NexLevel to complete IT Service Delivery assessment.

May 2012 - NexLevel hires Southern California Business Development Director.

May 2012 - NexLevel hires Business Development Director for Southern California Local Government Market.

February 2012 - NexLevel to present at California Society of Municipal Finance Officers (CSMFO) Annual Conference.

November 2011 - NexLevel hired by the City of San Luis Obispo to assist with Asset Management Solution Procurement.

November 2011 - NexLevel hired by the City of Stockton to support IT Officer Recruitment.

September 2011 - Santa Clara County Fire District selects NexLevel to comlete an IT Assessment and Strategic Plan.

August 2011 - City of Walnut Creek selects NexLevel to complete an IT Strategic and Operational Plan.

August 2011 - Rancho California Water District selects NexLevel to complete an IT Strategic Plan.

August 2011 - City of Novato selects NexLevel to complete an IT Assessment and Strategic Plan.

June 2011 - City of San Luis Obispo selects NexLevel to complete an IT Assessment and Strategic Plan.

March 2011 - City of Stockton selects NexLevel to complete an IT Assessment and Strategic Plan.

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