The California Air Resources Board is working to eliminate legacy systems and migrate to the cloud. It uses tech in ways including tracking enforcement of federal clean air regulations, monitoring air quality and spotting wildfires.
The California Department of Justice is seeking a bureau director, and the California Air Resources Board is seeking to fill two bureau chief positions.
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 California Air Resources Board has issued a request for proposal in pre-solicitation stages, seeking “to procure services and methane data and other environmental indicators derived from earth-orbiting, small satellite constellations designed and operated by non-government entities.”
The California Air Resources Board’s spend on its five largest IT services contracts during the last half of 2022 was significantly less than the amount it spent on those services during the first half of last year.
The California Air Resources Board spent just over $6 million in the first half of the year for IT services.
The state board wants to learn more about a system that could assist it with fees and invoices.
Nearly 23 percent had inoperable screens, payment failures or broken connector cables. On another 5 percent, the cables were too short to reach the vehicles’ charging inlets.
The CIO “has responsibility for providing a framework for making departmental IT decisions, and ensure IT delivers results that programs, customers and stakeholders value,” the job posting states. The CIO will work closely with other department executives in developing and implementing IT and security policies and complex IT and telecommunications projects and systems.