Several bills signed into law by Gov. Gavin Newsom would provide funding for technology modernization and bring some additional oversight.
California Public Sector IT - By the Numbers
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Over the last 3 months, California state and local government has spent over $329 million on technology goods and services. The state’s drive to deliver easy-to-use, dependable and secure public services has produced some large tech deals.
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The California Secretary of State’s Office’s five most expensive purchases of IT services in August nearly reached the mid-seven figures, with two related to modernizing aspects of the voting process.
One of the positions is in information security, and the other is in business technology and project management.
In a virtual Techwire Member Briefing, state Chief Technology Innovation Officer Rick Klau laid out his plans as his Office of Enterprise Technology moves to grow its staff by almost 50 percent.
The CIO “has responsibility for providing a framework for making departmental IT decisions, and ensure IT delivers results that programs, customers and stakeholders value,” the job posting states. The CIO will work closely with other department executives in developing and implementing IT and security policies and complex IT and telecommunications projects and systems.
SiFi Networks is interested in investing $70 million to $80 million in Yuba City to build and operate a citywide, gigabit-speed open-access fiber network to every residence and business, without the use of any municipal taxpayer subsidy toward its construction.
“The deputy director is the principal policymaker with regards to enterprise application solutions; the implementation, ongoing support and maintenance of CDCR’s applications; the monitoring and continuous improvement of service delivery; and the prioritization and resource management for application work,” according to the job posting.
A groundbreaking state-created museum has issued a request for quotation looking for assistance from technology contractors.
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