Panelists at the California Government Innovation Summit explained how the state is working to streamline and simplify its online services in various ways, including making its websites easier to navigate and using plain, simple language in government documents.
The State of Technology: California Industry Forum on Thursday will offer attendees a variety of perspectives from technology leaders across state government.
“California’s Digital Strategy showcases how CDT is taking the lead in government technology by prioritizing resident-focused digital services now and in the future,” writes Jonathan Porat, the state’s chief technology officer as of June.
ODI is recruiting for a lead platform engineer for data, and the Treasurer’s Office is seeking a manager for the Application Support Section.
“We used human-centered design principles in the webpage layout and content development. We tested our prototype with Californians to make sure it was easy to use. Our goal was to make the information easy to find and understand.”
Recruiters from multiple state entities will participate in the event, which will include various breakout sessions offering information about the state hiring process and “day-to-day insight” on IT careers.
“We brought Vaishali on board because she has a reputation of being the best in the industry,” said Joe Gaitley, Cribl’s senior director of sales for the western U.S. and Canada. “She has a track record of successfully building SLED territories by focusing on delivering value for her customers.”
“The California Climate Action website is an example of the power of collaboration, innovation and user-focused design to create a transformative platform,” writes Blaine Wasylkiw, the state’s deputy chief technology innovation officer.
The California Department of Human Resources, working with the California Office of Data and Innovation, seeks a solution to help the state provide anonymity, fairness and equality in the hiring process.
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 free job fair this week “presents an opportunity for governments to attract hard-to-hire professionals into public service roles where their skills can make a major social impact.”
He had previously served as San Francisco’s chief data officer and will now take a leadership position in the Office of Data and Innovation.
The office uses data, human-centered design and technology to create services that are easier for everyone to use. The positions are remote within California.
The appointment of a successor to Russ Nichols was among several key appointments announced Thursday by Gov. Gavin Newsom.
This commentary was posted last week by the California Office of Data and Innovation, which encompasses CalInnovate and CalData.
The bill, signed recently by the governor, offers considerable formalization and clarification on the roles and responsibilities of a state office and a state department.
The California Department of Technology and the Office of Data and Innovation are working on the California Design System, which aims to give the state’s web developers and designers the tools they need to make it easier for residents to access and use digital information.
Available positions include data services and platform lead, IT administrator, principal data architect and senior data warehouse specialist.
The open positions include a section chief and a data analytics and governance lead.