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The one-stop shop will help prepare Californians for the snowmelt that is making the state’s rivers and streams dangerous and for a summer of potentially extreme heat.
Those five buys include surveillance equipment, fleet management services, web security and drones.
Responder is being marketed as the first drone built specifically to respond to 911 calls by quickly arriving at scenes, beaming a live video feed and, if necessary, dropping off medical supplies.
“We are thrilled to have Alyssa join our growing SLED team,” said Will Payne, head of SLED sales for Cloudflare. “Her experience helping our government customers in California makes a terrific addition to Cloudflare, and we are excited to watch the impact she makes in Sacramento and beyond.”
The cybersecurity manager will oversee the Security Policy Compliance Unit and be responsible for managing daily policy, standards and compliance operations.
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In an Industry Insider — California One-on-One interview, Adam Dondro discussed how to enhance citizen services with IT, surprising government tech developments over the past year, and what projects have been the most influential during his tenure.
The Aug. 22 event in Sacramento will include government leaders’ forecasts on future initiatives impacting IT across the state, and it’s designed for sales and marketing leaders seeking to “turbocharge business strategies and validate sales and marketing activities.”
The city and county of San Diego are looking for vendors for networking services and software contracts.
The opportunities are with the Financial Information System for California (FI$Cal), the Department of Industrial Relations and the Department of Conservation.
The June 6 forum will include an update from the Department of General Services including its procurement needs, as well as discussion of critical services, the Technology Stabilization Program and the Technology Modernization Program.
The county’s Internal Services Department has several open solicitations, including requests for storage hardware, security and automation software.
The issue being raised by the lawsuit is with the electronic poll books that verify voter eligibility and whether a voter has already voted.
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“As we stand on the brink of this technological revolution, the readiness of local governments to embrace change, rethink leadership, and evolve organizational cultures will determine their ability to harness AI’s potential for public good.”
Citing a $7.1 million general fund deficit, the city is still working through the details of its proposed 2025 two-year budget. Here’s what things look like for the Information Technology Division.
The Little Hoover Commission will hear from Amy Tong, secretary of the California Government Operations Agency, at Thursday’s meeting, which will be held in Silicon Valley and streamed online.
A large part of DOR’s work involves assistive technology, and Chief Information Officer Jacob “Jake” Johnson said the department’s changes will involve its tech team.
“This transformative process marks a departure from traditional infrastructure and opens the door to many benefits that will propel the system’s capabilities into the future,” says CalHR Chief Information Officer Enrique Parker.
The positions are with the California Housing Finance Agency and the Employment Development Department.
Bhupinder Kaur, a seasoned technologist with a lengthy state government resume, has been tapped to lead IT efforts with the Office of Energy Infrastructure Safety.
“We have a great group of directors and a really strong team,” said Montgomery, the outgoing CIO for the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation. “And I think the CIO coming in really needs to learn from them, listen to them.”
Desirable qualifications include experience and knowledge in IT project management best practices, including the management and oversight of critical projects and efforts to ensure efficient and effective delivery of unique IT products, services and systems.
The county recently announced the new website, which tracks broadband expansion projects across the region.
The county will be seeking a commercial, off-the-shelf solution to replace its legacy CMS. The RFP is planned to be issued this summer, with an expected award coming in early 2025.
The pressure cooker that was the pandemic stress-tested almost every aspect of the Employment Development Department. Those painful lessons are being used as the fuel for modernization.
“We are proud of Jeff’s extraordinary accomplishments and look forward to working with more government agencies to eliminate fraud and enable equitable and inclusive access to critical services for all Americans,” said Matt Thompson, Socure’s senior vice president and general manager for public sector.
The spending by the California Air Resources Board was for services including consulting, reporting and software, and the five largest categories within those codes accounted for $23,470,961, with rounding, according to the Procurement Division of the Department of General Services.
The department is making a push to improve its customer service by hiring a consultant focused on the user experience.
The government payments platform provider has also put a new executive team in place, including Chief Operating Officer Chris Lewis, Chief Technology Officer Andy Brooks and Chief Innovation Officer Alan Pyrz.