A project to standardize logins for county computer systems is nearly 40 percent over budget and almost two years behind schedule, according to an update this week to county supervisors.

The “OCid” project is intended to make it easier for employees to sign on to the county’s numerous computer systems without having to remember a host of different usernames and passwords.

The project was originally scheduled to be finished in June 2013, a deadline that’s now been pushed back to March of this year.

And its original budget of $728,000 has ballooned 37 percent, to an expected cost of $999,000.

The IT update’s “detail” attachment attributes the budget to “unplanned resource costs,” but doesn’t specify any further.

As for the delays, the report simply states: “The project is also behind schedule due to other CEO/IT project priorities, but is on target to meet the revised March 2015 completion.”

The update is slated for approval by county supervisors on Tuesday.

Click here to read the update.

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