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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.
Some details, trailer bills and housekeeping matters still remain, and until the final final budget is settled, the view remains somewhat murky: Where are the opportunities for technology? Tune in and find out.
A cyber attack against Napa Valley College two weeks ago blocked access to network systems or took them offline. Administrators say they’re approaching full recovery but aren’t there yet.
The highly touted state website that helps people find jobs and businesses fill openings has been out of service all week — and is expected to remain down until after the July 4 holiday.
The Department of Real Estate is seeking a chief information security officer, and the CA Lottery is seeking a chief, enterprise risk officer.
The app, developed by Amazon subsidiary Ring, allows departments to view and share information with users. More than 2,700 departments are using the service around the country as of mid-June.
The California High-Speed Rail Authority contracted for a variety of services, including consultants who worked on the enterprise asset management system and maintenance and operational support of the authority’s geographic information systems, custom applications and integrations.
Veteran technology leader Chad Crowe, who's served as the chief information officer for the California Department of Human Resources since 2008, said his new role “is a great fit for me and what I'm passionate about.”
El Dorado Hills resident Nishant Agrawal, who’s been in the tech industry for almost 25 years, will lead the Microsoft group focused on state and local government and education.
“I am honored to lead a practice that, over the past 19 years, has earned a reputation for superior client experience, particularly with agencies that are under high pressure or in crisis,” Tom Larson told Industry Insider California.
In a new request for information, the California State Teachers’ Retirement System looks to learn more about a modern portfolio management solution.
Accela, which sells permitting, licensing, service request management and other technology to public agencies, has released a product designed to reduce redundancy and tedium for government officials — and help them deal with labor woes.
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 technical manager “must demonstrate the highest level of expertise in leadership, design, development and configuration of highly complex technical systems, in System Development Lifecycle practices, waterfall and agile system implementation methodologies, change control practices and customer service,” the duty statement says.
More Californians are gaining access to broadband Internet, but Black and Latino households still lag behind their white counterparts, according to an analysis of American Community Survey data.
In a request for proposal, the Los Angeles Unified School District asks for “additional proposals from qualified firms for the Site-Based Technology Support Services Bench,” to augment its pool of qualified companies.
Carl Pirie of Sacramento explained why he joined the company: “As I dove into the technology behind Oracle Cloud Infrastructure, I was really impressed with how well thought out and executed it was.”
Duties of the position include “negotiating with vendors and collaborating with customer procurement project managers and staff in the development and oversight of innovative IT and telecommunication procurement approaches on a statewide basis.”
Joel Golub, a longtime executive in the public and private sectors, will serve as an industry-facing executive, focusing on Oracle Cloud’s mid-market vertical, which includes local government organizations across the country.
The state Department of Developmental Services is also recruiting for an important leadership position.
There’s more than one right way to accomplish major technology work but sometimes, tough decisions have to be made for the project to move forward, officials at the California departments of Technology, Motor Vehicles, and Corrections and Rehabilitation said recently at the California Public Sector CIO Academy.
Tamara Armstrong, a veteran technology leader in the California public sector, will be the next vice president and chief information officer for Loyola Marymount University.
Open positions include an office chief, project director, senior programmer analyst, IT program manager and information systems analyst.
In a new request for proposal, the California Department of Technology and the California Public Utilities Commission seek responses from IT companies interested in working on the Renewables Portfolio Standard Database System Expansion Project.
Humboldt County’s Redwood Coast Airport and the Coast Guard station now have a renewable energy microgrid to sustain operations in case of a power outage. The microgrid is the first of its kind in the state.
The California Department of Technology made more than 40 purchases of IT goods last month and spent in the mid-eight figures on its five top buys, which included government community cloud and Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program-related technologies.
DWR’s five largest purchases of IT goods in the first three months of 2022, totaling $6,128,049, included e-signature and security solutions as well as Ethernet hardware.
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.
“If we left it to the court to remove the convictions from local, state and federal databases, they don’t have the resources,” said District Attorney Jeff Rosen. “That’s where we add the Silicon Valley secret sauce. We’ve written code, so that once a clerk pushes a button, everything is expunged.”
The free event will include discussions about procurement and the state’s Technology Modernization Fund and Cal-Secure.