State Chief Information Officer Amy Tong and Chief Technology Officer Liana Bailey-Crimmins updated attendees Friday on several far-reaching IT projects and initiatives now underway. They spoke at the Techwire State of Technology California Industry Forum.
California’s longtime state chief information officer will be the new director of the Office of Digital Innovation, a forward-looking government technology laboratory and incubator, effective next month.
The California Department of Tax and Fee Administration’s work in the area of data visualization won it a federal award and has made the information it houses more accessible to staff and residents alike.
The Department of Cannabis Control wants better visibility into county-level property data across the state “in order to verify property details on parcels where cannabis cultivation activities are occurring.”
In a Request for Information, officials at the California Department of Housing and Community Development want to learn more about possibly seeking a new online system to streamline their business processes and move off paper.
California currently has more than 100 different job openings posted on a state website that are all within the Information Technology Specialist I classification, and many of which can pay more than $100,000 annually.
The federal government has released billions of dollars in coronavirus relief funds since the COVID-19 pandemic began — and local school districts face a looming deadline by which they must still spend many millions.