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California Public Sector IT - By the Numbers
Check out these top 5 IT purchases by the California Department of Public Health.
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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“We are excited that Sean brings a proven track record of developing and growing key relationships with state and local government entities across the country,” said Joe Mara, Elastic’s vice president for North American SLED and all Canadian markets.
The new second in command in the state Office of Enterprise Technology, Phoebe Peronto of San Francisco, shares professional roots in the startup world with her new boss, state CTIO Rick Klau.
The position with the nation’s largest public pension fund has been open since February, when the former CISO, Liana Bailey-Crimmins, was appointed state chief technology officer and moved to the California Department of Technology.
With more than 20 years in the technology industry, including the last three with Microsoft, Aparna Jain says she’s excited about her new position, in which she’ll work with California state and local governments.
The state Legislature sent several bills with potential significance to IT vendors to Gov. Gavin Newsom for a signature.
The research company has elevated Dr. Scott MacDonald to director of field sales for the Western states. The new additions are Matthew Hazlett, regional director for California; and Scott Magerfleisch, who will serve as executive adviser for the company, advising senior executives.
“If a state is interested in offering a service similar to what we launched in California, they can take our code, connect it to their own back end, and generate digital vaccine records for their residents,” writes Rick Klau, California's chief technology innovation officer.
In an Invitation for Bid, the California Department of Technology is seeking technology to assist the California Department of Conservation in enhancing how earthquake data is generated and reported.
Two key pieces of broadband legislation cleared the statehouse Thursday and are headed to Gov. Gavin Newsom’s desk for signatures. If signed, the bills would take effect immediately, streamlining the permitting process for broadband infrastructure projects and bolstering funding.
Legislation approved by lawmakers would require the state Employment Development Department to enact far-reaching changes recommended by a pair of state audits that found the agency unprepared for the joblessness caused when many of the state’s businesses were shut down during the health crisis.