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Thirty-three IT projects totaling more than $3.7 billion are being regularly evaluated by the California Department of Technology’s Office of Statewide Project Delivery. In this series we look at project successes and where they fall short.
Crystal Taylor, named chief information officer this week for the Department of Health Care Services, enters the role with a stout pedigree and a goal of helping her teams “move those boulders.”
Before her tenure with DHCS, Taylor served in various roles in the California Department of Technology, the State Franchise Tax Board and the Legislative Analyst’s Office.
The Franchise Tax Board and the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation are seeking candidates for these IT Specialist II positions, both of which have application deadlines this month.
“For me, it’s a chance to dive deeper into my passion for coaching and mentoring,” Patrick Dennis told Industry Insider — California. “I can’t wait to contribute to the dynamic team at Info-Tech.”
The chief technology officer will have responsibilities relating to enterprise architecture, IT planning and budgeting, business process improvement, enterprise IT strategy and projects.
Approved technology funding in the state’s enacted 2023-2024 fiscal year budget may offer a preview of what we’ll see in January, when Gov. Gavin Newsom releases his proposed FY 2024-25 state budget.
The California Franchise Tax Board’s portion of the enacted 2023-2024 fiscal year state budget includes millions in funding from budget change proposals for technology and innovation work.
As part of Industry Insider — California’s ongoing efforts to inform readers about state and local government agencies, their IT plans and initiatives, here’s the latest in our periodic series of interviews with the state’s IT leaders.
The tax board is seeking an information security risk officer, and the California State Lottery is seeking a chief enterprise architect.
The longtime state government technology executive will begin on Oct. 2 as the city’s first chief technology and innovation officer.
The Franchise Tax Board spent just over $4.5 million on its five biggest buys of IT goods in the first three months of 2023.
The Franchise Tax Board, the California Public Employees’ Retirement System and Covered California have key IT positions to fill.
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 Franchise Tax Board has issued a request for information to hear from vendors that can offer “best practices for developing surveys” and using the data they provide.
Those with active recruitments include the California Department of Transportation, the Department of Housing and Community Development, the Franchise Tax Board and the California Department of Food and Agriculture.
The state Franchise Tax Board is seeking a new leader, and the Department of Motor Vehicles is hiring architects with specialties in cloud and product architecture.
The Franchise Tax Board and the Employment Development Department are accepting applications for these roles.
The thefts have targeted Californians who received their grants in the form of a prepaid debit card distributed by a contractor for the state Franchise Tax Board.
The departments work in the areas of insurance, purchasing, technology and taxes.
The departments seeking candidates are the Department of Insurance, the Gambling Control Commission and the Franchise Tax Board.
The new executive is a 10-year veteran of the department and has more than 20 years in state service. He was also a consumer of the department’s services for the disabled.
In a request for information, the local government wants to hear from IT companies capable of assisting it in tax preparation for residents and in driving awareness of state and federal tax credits.
The California Public Utilities Commission and the Franchise Tax Board have opened recruitments for these key IT positions.
“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.”
Entities with key jobs in recruitment include the California Employment Development Department, the Department of Motor Vehicles and the state Franchise Tax Board, as well as the Los Angeles County Internal Services Department.
In a new invitation for bid, the California Franchise Tax Board wants to hear from IT companies that can assist it with procuring various software subscriptions and application support services.
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.”
New capabilities to find and fix process inefficiencies will extend Pega’s AI-powered decisioning and workflow automation capabilities.
One entity is recruiting for a senior vice president of policy. Other open roles include assistant chief security officer and data architect.
Patrick Dennis, a veteran of state IT leadership, has been deputy director and chief information officer for the California Department of Parks and Recreation since 2018. He oversees technology and IT policy for the department, which has an annual budget of about $900 million.
The state Franchise Tax Board is seeking an assistant bureau director; the California Workforce Development Board is seeking a business intelligence developer; and San Francisco Digital Services is recruiting for a technical director to lead the engineering team.
The California Franchise Tax Board is working with Pegasystems, among other vendors, on part of its Enterprise Data to Revenue project, a key component of a 30-year modernization effort to capture revenue that’s owed to the state.
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?
Data curated by the state Department of General Services shows that agencies as a whole spent more on IT goods and services last November than in any other month since then.
Kumar Sah joins the Sacramento web services company after holding a series of increasingly responsible roles in state government. His most recent position with the state was deputy chief information officer for the State Treasurer’s Office.
One of the positions is in information security, and the other is in business technology and project management.
Nadean Shavor, who began her career with the state as a programmer in 1996 while in college, has been named CIO for the State Franchise Tax Board.
The state’s chief information security officer, Vitaliy Panych, offers his support for a new state funding model that ensures a better cybersecurity posture in the future.
The entities are seeking a web developer, an IT manager, a release manager and an IT specialist.