ClearBest is a woman-owned, California business that provides professional management consulting services specializing in the planning, management, oversight, and independent analysis of government information technology projects. Since its inception in 2006, ClearBest has provided experienced, specialized individuals and teams to help local and state agencies procure, implement, and maintain new technology solutions. ClearBest has provided services in California, Oregon, Alaska, Arkansas, and Louisiana. Some of their clients include the California Child Welfare Systems (CWS/CMS and CWS-NS), the three Statewide Automated Welfare Systems (SAWS), California Healthcare Eligibility, Enrollment, and Retention System (CalHEERS), electronic Women, Infants, and Children (eWIC), and Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT).ClearBest understands the problems and pitfalls that can accompany IT projects and helps clients avoid them through the application of solid project management practices, staff expertise, and continual incorporation of lessons learned and best practices. ClearBest's services are always performed by seasoned professionals with years of hands-on experience in helping both the business and IT sides of the house plan for, gain approval of, and ensure a successful completion of their IT projects. It has been ClearBest's role to ensure that technology projects were well-planned and executed, appropriate funding was retained, risks and issues were managed effectively, end users were ready for the implementation, and a quality product was delivered on-time and within budget.