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The state of California has been recognized for its technology work by the biennial 2022 Digital States Survey from the Center for Digital Government.
The IT leader at a North Bay city talked to Industry Insider — California about strategic planning and technology projects.
The shift to electric buses is part of the city’s work to make public transportation zero-emission by 2030. Sonoma County, where Santa Rosa is the county seat, currently has three in service.
Chief Information Officer Liana Bailey-Crimmins, who is also director of the California Department of Technology, updated IT officials on several initiatives at the California Digital Government Summit.
At last week’s California Digital Government Summit, attendees were given an opportunity to weigh in on six questions related to work, the workplace culture in IT, data and modernization. The results, listed in descending order from most to least popular, are in.
The "Best of California" awards, announced during last week’s California Digital Government Summit, acknowledged high-achieving state IT officials and significant recent IT projects.
A new law signed last week by Gov. Gavin Newsom forbids California-based businesses from giving up geolocation data, search histories and other personal information in response to out-of-state search warrants, unless those warrants are accompanied by a statement that the evidence sought isn’t connected to an abortion investigation.
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As part of Industry Insider — California’s ongoing efforts to educate readers on state agencies, their IT plans and initiatives, here’s the latest in our periodic series of interviews with departmental IT leaders.
The Industry InsiderCalifornia team will cover the trends, people and technologies driving the California market. They’ll offer key editorial insights from the stories that shaped Q3 in California government IT, and they’ll break down how you can streamline your sales and marketing efforts with Industry Insider — California.
“The equipment will be newer, more agile, more reliable, but covers the same area,” said Daniel Milei, chief information officer for the San Luis Obispo County Information Technology Department. “People will be able to respond to incidents much quicker than before.”
The department’s five largest transactions in this area during the year’s first and second quarters nearly reached $2 million.
The California Department of Technology and the Office of Data and Innovation are working on the California Design System, which aims to give the state’s web developers and designers the tools they need to make it easier for residents to access and use digital information.
Procurement leaders advise that before seeking to do business with state government, read the fine print of solicitations, understand the different types of contract vehicles, and take every opportunity to ask questions.
The state department is calling for responses from firms that can help it on a sizeable build in two inland counties.
The California Department of Technology initiated an apprenticeship with the union to train employees on how to use IBM zSystems mainframe technology.
Available positions include data services and platform lead, IT administrator, principal data architect and senior data warehouse specialist.
This is the last week for Gov. Gavin Newsom to approve or veto bills sent to his desk by lawmakers, and several recently signed new laws have relevance to IT vendors and government.
The ability to monitor in real time was requested by Mayor London Breed and supported by merchants and residents who say police officers need more tools to combat drug dealing and retail theft.
The Bay Area resident, an eighth-generation Californian, has deep background in the gov tech sector.
The California Public Utilities Commission and the Franchise Tax Board have opened recruitments for these key IT positions.
The department’s five largest transactions in this area during the year’s first and second quarters nearly reached $12 million.
The details can be found in the latest edition of the California Department of Technology’s CDT Connect newsletter.
Andrew Hinkle, a longtime state government executive, has joined a company that specializes in security solutions. He’ll be client executive, serving West Coast state/local/education with an emphasis on California.
The Sacramento-based company’s two new hires have deep backgrounds in the private and public sectors.
As part of Industry Insider — California’s ongoing efforts to educate readers on state agencies, their IT plans and initiatives, here’s the latest in our periodic series of interviews with departmental IT leaders.
The recruitments are being conducted by the California Department of Social Services, the Employment Development Department and the California Energy Commission.
California saw solid gains in leisure and hospitality, health care, social services, technology and construction in 2021, and the state’s economy will be further strengthened by increased defense spending and ongoing demand for technology, a new report says.
“It is important for any organization impacted by ransomware to understand that even if they pay a ransom demand, they will still incur significant IT expense and delays to repair the system. The best action is not to pay the ransom and recover systems from backups,” said Clifford Neuman, director of USC's Center for Computer Systems Security.
The Department of General Services seeks statements of qualifications for the initiative, likely a multimillion-dollar endeavor.