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Starting this summer, real-time information for northbound and southbound border crossings will be publicly available through a free app — part of a pilot that’s a collaboration between the San Diego Association of Governments and the California Department of Transportation.
The California Department of Transportation and the Department of Health Care Services are accepting applications for key leadership roles.
“Planned enhancements include electronic fund transfer, a vendor portal, bond accounting and other enhancements to process common transactions,” Director Jennifer Maguire writes.
In a new request for qualifications, the California Department of Transportation is looking for construction manager/general contractor services for middle-mile broadband design and construction across nine counties.
The California Department of Transportation wrapped several key IT projects in 2022 and is underway on other crucial tech initiatives.
In a breakout panel on “Women Leading IT Transformation” during the recent California Public Sector CIO Academy, a panel of women leaders spoke on “leading with purpose, transforming people’s attitudes, aligning to business outcomes, and delivering results.”
The “joint-build” agreement is the first of its kind in the state and enables partners to utilize streamlined permitting. Lower construction costs are another likely benefit.
The positions are in the California Department of Education, the California State Lottery and the California Department of Transportation.
The work will cover parts of nine Northern California counties and is aimed at providing high-speed Internet to residents statewide.
Among the leadership changes in state IT governance at the end of the year was the retirement of George Akiyama, the longtime chief information officer for the California Department of Transportation.
The state is in pre-request for proposal stages on middle-mile broadband network improvements across an 11-county area of Northern California.
The open positions are in the departments of Aging, Conservation and Transportation and in the Office of the Secretary of State.
The positions are in the California Department of Transportation, the Department of Finance and the Employment Development Department.
The state department wants to hear from companies capable of assisting it in building out inland portions of California’s middle-mile broadband network.
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 upcoming virtual sessions will center on contract opportunities for the Middle-Mile Broadband Network.
The California Department of Transportation spent just under $38 million in the third quarter on IT goods.
The department issued the latest in its series of updates on California’s progress toward building a statewide broadband network, which includes details on the administration of federal funding.
State and local government officials commemorated a pivotal moment in California’s multibillion-dollar quest to improve access to high-speed Internet.
The state of California has been recognized for its technology work by the biennial 2022 Digital States Survey from the Center for Digital Government.
The state department is calling for responses from firms that can help it on a sizeable build in two inland counties.
Available positions include data services and platform lead, IT administrator, principal data architect and senior data warehouse specialist.
This is the last week for Gov. Gavin Newsom to approve or veto bills sent to his desk by lawmakers, and several recently signed new laws have relevance to IT vendors and government.
The details can be found in the latest edition of the California Department of Technology’s CDT Connect newsletter.
$56 million is available to install charging stations throughout the state as a result of federal approval of the California Deployment Plan for the National Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Program.
The state department is calling for responses from firms that can assist it with a large build across several local governments.
One department in state government spent a little over $4.3 million in the first half of the year on its five largest buys of IT goods.
Among the positions in recruitment are chief information security officer, cybersecurity specialist and senior IT project manager.
Departments with recruitments include the California Student Aid Commission, the California Department of Transportation and the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services.
It’s not an exact recounting of when and where the state’s monies will be spent, but the new bill is among several that show how and where California’s transportation spend may intersect with technology and innovation this fiscal year.
Recruitments include unit and section chiefs, principal enterprise architect and solutions development manager.
Six graduate students from Sacramento and Northern California were selected in a competition judged by senior technology executives from state government.
Entities with key vacancies include those dealing with transportation, cannabis regulation, health insurance and state hospitals.
This month, we polled our members about whether you preferred in-person events or virtual presentations. And you’ve spoken.
“My role is as a senior account manager, which includes growing the business and ensuring excellent delivery for the multiple projects we have now, primarily in the public sector,” the technology veteran told Industry Insider — California.
A large transportation entity in state government is taking a significant step toward improving high-speed Internet in Southern California.
Open positions include an office chief, project director, senior programmer analyst, IT program manager and information systems analyst.
Candidates are sought for the positions of division chief, information security manager and chief enterprise technical architect.
Other departments with leadership recruitments include the Financial Information System for California and the California Department of Transportation.
A handful of technology leaders in state government advise those seeking top leadership roles to build relationships, hire smart people, and take advantage of unexpected opportunities.
The California Department of Technology has awarded contracts to two vendors that are expected to enable the state to have materials at the ready when work commences on 3,000 miles of broadband infrastructure, to provide statewide high-speed Internet.
If the project gains approval from the state, Fountain Valley stands to earn more than $30 million over 30 years in guaranteed revenue, including a one-time payment of $750,000.
“The incumbent oversees one of the most complex infrastructures in the state and has full management responsibility for policies, standards, processes, procedures for the analysis, design, implementation, maintenance and operation” of Caltrans’ IT infrastructure, the job posting says.
The California Department of Technology has released a draft statewide broadband map and design recommendations from its third-party administrator, for building out the so-called “middle-mile” network.
The Department of Child Support Services and the California Department of Transportation are seeking candidates with leadership skills and tech experience.
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 chief engineer will oversee the stakeholders performing project management, engineering, design, system planning, specification, diagramming, mapping, and construction of the network, according to the job posting by the California Department of Technology.
As part of Techwire’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.
Work is proceeding on several fronts to fully plan and sequence projects and ensure supplies are ready, officials said during the monthly meeting of the Middle-Mile Advisory Committee.
“We are building the middle-mile network based on data and opportunities to improve connectivity that will result in reliable and more affordable service in all regions of the state, including hard-to-reach rural and tribal communities and lower-income urban areas,” write the state’s broadband leaders.
It’s far from a final approved act, but Gov. Gavin Newsom’s proposed 2022-2023 Fiscal Year state budget would spend millions to continue existing technology initiatives and begin new projects.
The entities are seeking an enterprise architect, an IT manager, a chief of operations and a senior network security engineer.
The agencies overseeing health-care delivery and transportation are seeking to fill leadership roles. One of the vacancies is classified as a Career Executive Assignment; the other is an IT manager I role.
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 state has announced 18 broadband projects across California aimed at activating an “open-access middle-mile network” – and reflecting billions in federal funding.
Key responsibilities of the position include policy development and implementation, internal program management, IT governance, executive interaction and external program management, according to the job posting and duty statement.
Among the IT positions in recruitment by state departments are a chief, a cybersecurity architect, a network architect and a chief information officer.
“DMV is looking for a new CIO,” DMV Director Steve Gordon announced Monday on LinkedIn. “Join us in transforming the DMV into a digital powerhouse. Make a difference for California!”
State lawmakers and Gov. Gavin Newsom didn’t just focus on broadband and cybersecurity this session. The governor recently signed several other bills of interest to the technology sector that run the gamut from wildfire tech to personal information.
The entity selected has a long history of working with state and local government to improve Internet access. Here, it will focus on “developing the fiber network, creating rural exchange points, and collaborating with the California Public Utilities Commission and Caltrans” on, generally, middle-mile broadband.
The California Department of General Services has issued a request for proposal to make it easier for transit providers in the state to acquire the needed hardware and software to support contactless payment systems.
A traffic signal upgrade project will involve 26 intersections around the University of California, San Diego. The project will use adaptive software to enhance mobility across the region.
“I’m getting ready to write at least a mid-five-figure check,” said board CIO Bill Glaholt. “I said, ‘Hold on. You’re telling me that for less than $1,000, I’m going to be able to ... build the thing that I want to, using your tool?’ Sign me up!”