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Six graduate students from Sacramento and Northern California were selected in a competition judged by senior technology executives from state government.
This is the latest move in the Sacramento-area local government technology executive’s more than 20-year career.
The report specifically addresses the Employment Development Department’s challenges with technology. EDD’s chief information officer addressed how the department is addressing these and other issues recently during an Industry Insider California Member Briefing.
The greater Sacramento resident has more than 20 years in sales and executive roles, and his team will cover all 50 states.
The positions are in the California Department of Social Services and the California High-Speed Rail Authority.
The municipality is one that has made other notable changes to its IT unit in recent months.
This state department spent just more than $3.5 million during the second quarter of 2022 on its five largest purchases of IT goods.
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.
According to the California DMV, their chatbot, Miles, has responded to 1.5 million interactions in the first half of 2022. Miles can now also manage website interactions as well as engagements through the customer service phone line.
Industry Insider — California is pleased to welcome Capitol Tech Solutions to the Industry Insider family. Sacramento-based Capitol Tech Solutions is a digital transformation firm that offers software development and digital marketing services to not-for-profits, business and government agencies. Its innovative digital strategies, award-winning web design and cutting-edge software help customers thrive. The company’s group of experts partners with organizations to drive sales, reduce costs and optimize operations with technology. The team brings next-gen technology to bear on growing leads through strategic digital marketing and website design, and on business transformation through custom software development. For more information, visit or contact Bobby Reed.
The open positions include a section chief and a data analytics and governance lead.
In a post published Wednesday on the California Department of Technology’s Tech Blog, CDT outlines various procurement approaches and offers guidance in choosing the right approach.
The 50-year-old commission is working with a major state department on improving communication across California.
Rita Gass, chief information officer for the California Department of Employment Development, gave an overview of current priorities and future opportunities in an Industry Insider California Member Briefing.
Both positions are Career Executive Assignments and require experience in managing people and the technology supporting a variety of departmental business functions.
The document, which took effect July 1, supports IT initiatives in areas including modernization, stabilization and security.
The longtime state executive has been elevated to a key role in her former department’s parent agency, the California Government Operations Agency. She was sworn in Monday.
The local government wants to streamline a portion of its process.
Residents in Culver City will get to experience an underground stormwater project in an AR experience designed to give them a better understanding of both the project and area.
Roseville’s chief information officer, Hong Sae, discusses the future of gov tech, advances in technology, and his goals for the Municipal Information Systems Association of California, of which he is president.
The longtime tech leader has more than 30 years of service to various departments and has been recognized for his achievements with, among other honors, a CIO of the Year award.
His deep background in state government technology and executive leadership was among the attributes that prompted his new employer to seek him out for his new role as a strategic adviser and business development executive.
California lawmakers, newly returned from their summer recess, will consider several bills this week with ramifications for state technology and cybersecurity.
The new initiative will use government data and analytics to better serve residents.
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 department’s five largest contracts for services in the second quarter of 2022 totaled just more than $3 million.
Industry Insider — California is pleased to welcome Veracode to the Industry Insider family. Veracode is a leading application security (AppSec) partner that enables clients to increase security and productivity and reduce the risk of a breach. Veracode’s blend of process automation, integrations, speed and responsiveness lets companies obtain the accurate and reliable results they need to fix potential vulnerabilities. Its unified platform improves application security from inception through production, letting agencies innovate with the applications they build, buy and create. For more information, visit or contact Rob Lichtinger.
Entities with key vacancies include those dealing with transportation, cannabis regulation, health insurance and state hospitals.
When California businesses suffer data breaches, that information, along with notification letters that were sent out if the breach impacted more than 500 people, must be submitted to the state Attorney General’s Office.
The state department’s five top purchases of IT goods last month totaled in the low seven figures.