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Winter Issue of Techwire Magazine Looks Back at 2016

As 2016 wraps up, it's indisputable that the year gone by was eventful for California's IT community. We look back at the people, projects, legislation and news that shaped the year gone by. Read and download the full issue here.
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Read the November 2016 Techwire Newsletter for Insiders

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Fall 2016 Issue of Techwire Magazine Focuses on Cybersecurity in California

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Techwire Celebrates 5 Years!

This fall we are celebrating a major milestone — five years in publication! On September 15, 2011, I launched Techwire as a communications platform for the state IT community and the 10,000 professionals who support California’s digital infrastructure. We have come a long way in five years, but none of it would have been possible without tremendous community support in both the private and public sectors.
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State of Innovation?

While government innovation goes far beyond the technology involved, state leaders are on board with a new approach, whether the mentality of Silicon Valley is truly creeping into government or because there have been too many failed IT projects.
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Summer 2016 Issue of Techwire Magazine Explores the State of Innovation in California

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The summer issue of Techwire will be in print soon! Don't miss our special edition focused on innovation in California state government. Subscribe here: https://goo.gl/OU98Lk
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April 2016 Techwire: State May Use Agile to Develop New Payroll System

April 2016 Techwire: State May Use Agile to Develop New Payroll System
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Spring 2016 Issue of Techwire Magazine Explores Agile Development

This issue looks at California's move into agile development, the key ingredients of this new project approach, and the challenges and opportunities it could pose for the state government.
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Is Agile the Answer?

Agile proponents say there are a lot of myths about their approach, which started in the late ’90s, such as having no discipline or documentation. One major difference from the waterfall method: Agile does not include a complete blueprint before the project starts.
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2015 Techwire Year in Review

Looking back at the people, projects, innovation and legislation that shaped California this year.
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What’s Next for Techwire?

Techwire Magazine this year featured in-depth examinations of important issues, such as California’s aging IT workforce, the state’s cloud computing program and what appears to be an emerging statewide data strategy. Be sure to read this issue’s year-in-review articles about major IT projects, 2015’s legislative session and major developments in cybersecurity.
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Cloud Issue

As California works to modernize legacy systems and reduce its vast infrastructure footprint, cloud computing likely represents more promise than any other technology we have seen in a generation. Although, some state workers argue that we have had the cloud for a long time, it was just called something different before. Whether it’s a private cloud, hybrid cloud or public cloud, what makes the most sense for government depends on how you define it and who you ask.
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April 2015 Techwire Features CIO Profiles, News Briefs, Industry Data Points

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The Future of Insourcing

In August 2012 as part of a budget agreement with SEIU Local 1000 representing state employees, the Brown Administration agreed to create a task force to review outsourced contracts, including many associated with large IT projects. The union’s mission is to project state jobs and generally improve life for state employees.
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March 2015 Magazine Focused on State Workforce Development, Attracting Millennials

The issue looks at how California is addressing the "silver tsunami" of state IT workers, the future of insourcing, how government is retooling its culture to attract younger workers, and what the California Department of Technology is doing to raise skills among state workers.
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February 2015 Techwire: State's new procurement system coming this summer

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December 2014 Techwire Magazine: The Year's Biggest Stories, 2015 Trends to Watch

Techwire looks back at the people, projects and events that made news during the calendar year gone by, and asks several technology leaders to look ahead toward 2015.
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August 2014 Techwire Magazine Features Q&A with Secretary of State CIO Chris Maio

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July 2014 Techwire Features IT Leadership Academy, Vendor Performance Task Force

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