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.
Here are the Department of Child Support Services’ five largest purchases of IT services during the third quarter of 2022.
Signed by Gov. Gavin Newsom, the new bills have likely significance to governments and technology companies alike.
The department’s five largest transactions in this area during the year’s first and second quarters nearly reached $12 million.
“It’s really a marriage made for both of us,” he told Industry Insider — California. “My background was ideal for what Informatica was looking for, and I couldn’t be more excited with the products that they offer.”
Following are the public-sector awardees from this week’s California Public Sector CIO Academy, the annual industry gathering of public- and private-sector technology stakeholders.
The Department of Child Support Services and the California Department of Transportation are seeking candidates with leadership skills and tech experience.
Both positions are with entities within the California Health and Human Services Agency — one in the Office of Systems Integration, and the other in the Department of Child Support Services.
Two recent budget change proposals submitted by the California Department of Technology document an evolving IT environment.
Positions in recruitment include an innovative design manager, an account director, a product lead and a procurement manager.
The COVID-19 pandemic accentuated the state department’s needs, and it partnered with an IT company to update the workflow, moving it off paper and improving visibility.
Gurinder Bains has a background in both the public and private sectors. He most recently served in state government as the chief information officer for the California Student Aid Commission.
The California Department of Technology has chosen John Cleveland, who’s been serving as manager of the Statewide Security Operations Center for the past two years.