California has a long way to go before state workers are driving all-electric cars and trucks.
Those purchases, totaling just over $3 million, went toward software configurations, changes, customization and maintenance; transformation services; and platform access.
Departments with open roles include the Labor and Workforce Development Agency, the Department of General Services, the California Conservation Corps and the California Department of Public Health.
The California Department of Public Health spent $8,599,425 on its five largest purchases of IT services from July 1 through Sept. 30. Buys included consulting, software and cloud services.
The California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services, the California Department of Public Health and the Oakland Unified School District are among the state and local entities in the early stages of technology projects.
Three state government departments — Technology, Child Support Services and Public Health — are recruiting for these key technology leadership positions.
The Employment Development Department is seeking to fill two manager positions, while the California Department of Public Health is seeking a data and analytics chief engineer.
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 Department of Public Health’s five largest transactions for IT goods during the year’s first two months topped $15 million and included servers and notebook computers.
Details are being resolved, but the state’s approved budget has more than $250 million for projects at the Employment Development Department, the California State Teachers’ Retirement System and elsewhere.
Gov. Gavin Newsom hasn’t signed the new state budget yet, but as approved by lawmakers, it contains considerable funding for departmental IT projects.
The state published the 2023-2024 Budget Act earlier this week and, if approved by lawmakers, it will fund IT projects at the Department of Social Services, the Department of Motor Vehicles and other state entities.
As director of procurement for the Sacramento-based Weideman Group, Daniel Kim will focus on “how we can improve government with the help of business.”
The funding sought would enable the California departments of Public Health and Social Services to move ahead with significant technology work with the potential for statewide impact.
In a new report, the California State Auditor makes recommendations after reviewing “Missed Opportunities to Collect and Report Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Data” at the California Department of Public Health.
The IT leader at one of the state’s bulwark departments talked to Industry Insider — California about planning for the future of public health, and the budget process.
The California Department of Public Health’s five largest transactions for IT goods during the year’s first two months topped $2.5 million combined, and included security-related offerings.
Candidates for the CISO role and other positions are sought by the California State Lottery, the California Department of Public Health and the California Secretary of State’s Office.
Among their aims, two budget change proposals from the California Department of Public Health would, in part, fund a continued response to COVID-19, technology, innovation and strategy.
The leadership roles are in the Department of Parks and Recreation, the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services, the California Department of Public Health and the California Department of Technology.
Positions are open in departments dealing with education, transportation, health and public procurement.
Officials want to hear from companies that can offer perspective on a potential technology refresh.
State Sen. Josh Newman, D-Fullerton, discussed the 2023-2024 legislative session as it may pertain to technology and innovation, with Industry Insider — California, and offered perspective on two bills of his that passed this year.
Industry Insider — California debuted a new series this year, Profiles in Government. Here’s more on its coverage of some of the state’s most significant departments.
Technology and innovation infuse numerous of the California Department of Public Health’s projects around COVID-19 and wellness.
The laws are among those approved by Gov. Gavin Newsom at the end of the recent legislative session.
Health care and purchasing and procurement are the focuses of the departments seeking to fill vacancies.
The department’s five largest transactions for IT goods during the year’s first and second quarters nearly reached $11 million.
Recruitments are under way by departments dealing with public health, technology and employment.
It’s not an exact foretelling of tech spend but California’s new state budget should empower notable IT work in public health.
Recruitments include unit and section chiefs, principal enterprise architect and solutions development manager.
Candidates are sought for openings in the departments of Human Resources, Employment Development, and Health Care Services, and the Office of Systems Integration.
Veteran technologist and executive John Roussel, who describes himself as an “enterprise change agent,” was promoted this month from chief technology officer and assistant deputy director of the California Department of Public Health.
“As a founder of Innovia Consulting LLC, I am excited to pursue projects directly with the state as well as team with larger consulting firms as a trusted small-business partner,” Scott Cleland told Industry Insider — California. “We are actively working on several proposals and are looking forward to growing our current client base.”
The California Department of Public Health made more than 50 purchases of IT goods last month, including hardware, software and support, and spent in the low six figures on its five top buys.
The California Department of Public Health spent more than $7.5 million in March on its costliest buys of IT goods, which included hardware, software and support.
Departments with significant vacancies include the Department of Health Care Services, the Department of Public Health, the Department of Transportation, and the Secretary of State’s Office.
The California Department of Public Health’s costliest IT goods purchases in February included expenses for hardware and software, in areas including threat prevention and deception.
The department oversees the licensing, inspection and regulation of cannabis in the state. It was created through a merger of the Bureau of Cannabis Control, the CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing Division and the Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch.
The California Department of Public Health spent millions on IT services in January, much of it for maintenance and slight updates to an online enrollment system.
Six key state departments are seeking managers and specialists for oversight roles. Three of these are branch chief recruitments within one department.
“I just think this is a tragically sad, but beautiful, case study of how tech with great promise doesn’t meet its potential to really do lots of good,” said Richard Carpiano, a sociology and public health professor at the University of California, Riverside.
“In just over six months, more than 20 percent of the vaccinated population in California have downloaded a digital vaccine record,” writes Rick Klau, the state’s chief technology innovation officer.
The California Department of Public Health spent millions on IT goods in 2021, including purchases of servers and software products.
The future of remote state work is taking shape as departments hammer out permanent policies and Gov. Gavin Newsom’s administration negotiates with unions. But how much will workers be monitored at home?
The California Department of Public Health spent millions on IT goods and services last month, including volume purchases of electronic signature and software products.
State technologists built many new tools in response to the pandemic, often on a tight timeline. Despite some early glitches, experts told CalMatters the state did an overall positive job given the circumstances.
Candidates are sought by the California Employment Development Department, the Department of Motor Vehicles, the California Department of Public Health, the state Department of Justice and the California Department of Technology.
Entities with IT jobs in recruitment include the California Department of Technology, the Department of Motor Vehicles, the Employment Development Department, the California Department of Public Health and the Office of Systems Integration.
The Best of California Awards during the California Virtual Digital Government Summit acknowledged high-achieving state IT officials and significant recent IT projects.
State entities dealing with technology and public health are accepting applications for these executive- and senior-level positions.
“I got a text right away with the link to my record. I clicked on it, entered the PIN I had chosen and got my record, just as easily as it had worked for my mom and roommates the first time around. All the information on the record was correct.”
The deputy director will serve as the primary policy adviser on IT-related strategic planning, as well as development and implementation of the department’s technology platforms, applications, systems, operations, support services, enterprise architecture and infrastructure.
Departments with noteworthy tech openings include the departments of Technology, Public Health and Social Services.
Most of the California Department of Public Health’s five most expensive purchases of IT goods through June went to two vendors, accounting for nearly half the cost of those expenditures.
The departments with open recruitments include the California Department of Technology, the State Controller’s Office, the California Department of Public Health and the Department of Health Care Services.
Already, the state has received nearly 70,000 troubleshooting forms submitted online by residents looking to correct or complete their information, according to the California Department of Public Health.