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The California Department of Consumer Affairs has submitted a budget change proposal seeking several million dollars in funding to continue an ongoing business modernization.
The California departments of General Services and Health Care Services are seeking a contractor to provide certification support services, including an independent, third-party security and privacy control assessment report.
The investigation by the California Department of Motor Vehicles into safety issues is headed into its sixth month with no end in sight.
The department’s five largest buys of IT goods from Jan. 1 through March 31 together totaled $15,244,852 with rounding.
The California Department of Water Resources is conducting airborne electromagnetic surveys via helicopter to map aquifers and improve groundwater management.
The veteran state executive succeeds Dan Kalamaras as OSI chief. The office is part of the California Health and Human Services Agency, of which Dondro is also agency information officer.
Vendor presentations are by invitation, and they’re not open to the public. Interested companies have until June 15 to register for consideration.
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.
“We are excited to add Twilio to our GSA Schedule and continue to offer top-level solutions to the public sector,” said sales director Bethany Blackwell, who leads the Twilio team at Carahsoft.
The Supply Chain Information Highway, created by the Port of Long Beach, UNCOMN and Amazon Web Services, is now in the proof of concept stage.
“As a founder of Innovia Consulting LLC, I am excited to pursue projects directly with the state as well as team with larger consulting firms as a trusted small-business partner,” Scott Cleland told Industry Insider — California. “We are actively working on several proposals and are looking forward to growing our current client base.”
Jeremy Grant, coordinator of the Better Identity Coalition, said some government officials, especially those in law enforcement, would love to use digital licenses for tracking.
New capabilities to find and fix process inefficiencies will extend Pega’s AI-powered decisioning and workflow automation capabilities.
“One thing that struck me, as I talk to the team and meet everyone, there are a lot of team members that have been part of CDCR for many years, which I think speaks to the level of commitment of the organization’s leadership and support for the team,” Richard Gillespie told Industry Insider — California.
The two tribes will each receive around a half-million dollars to improve Internet access to their members.
A deal for VMware would rank among the biggest-ever acquisitions of a technology company. The industry has been one of the bright spots for bankers in recent months, even as the overall pace of dealmaking slows from 2021’s record pace.
“I believe Databricks has an incredible opportunity to change the way state and local governments and higher-ed institutions manage their data and improve outcomes through data-driven decisions,” Cameron Kahn told Industry Insider — California.
In a new budget change proposal, the Government Operations Agency reveals its plan to merge the Office of Digital Innovation, the Government Excellence and Transformation Center, and the CalData Program into one entity, the Office of Data and Innovation – and how each would function and be staffed.
Gov. Gavin Newsom’s May revision of his proposed state budget includes $80 million for a new science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) facility at San Diego State University-Imperial Valley, aimed at offering workforce training for companies to mine lithium in the Imperial Valley area.
The California Employment Development Department made more than 70 purchases of IT goods last month, including software and support, and spent in the low six figures on its five top buys.
The California Department of Technology has awarded contracts to two vendors that are expected to enable the state to have materials at the ready when work commences on 3,000 miles of broadband infrastructure, to provide statewide high-speed Internet.
Eric Rosburg said he chose Alation “because I recognized the importance of breaking down data silos and allowing the folks to start to build a data culture that’s going beyond a mission statement.” The company’s clientele includes government.
The five top buys of the California Department of Social Services in the first quarter of 2022 were for workstations, laptops, tablets, consulting and licensing.
The University of California’s vice president for technology and chief information officer, Van Williams, is seeking input from the university’s technology community on a systemwide assessment that began last month.
In a recent request for proposal, the California Department of Motor Vehicles solicits assistance from vendors that can provide consultant services for its Digital Experience Platform modernization project.
The Sacramento-based IT and consulting company, which serves large state departments, also has a rebrand and a new website in the works.
“The new CIO should have a big-picture perspective and, therefore, must be able to create and implement a business model that collaboratively builds the properly balanced structure that positions the county in a way to leverage technology to meet the needs of its citizens; understand the ‘art of the possible,’ and build a technology community that extends beyond the IT Department,” the recruitment notice says.
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 California Public Employees’ Retirement System is seeking a “proven leader” to oversee a technology team of 600 and an IT budget of $100 million. The chief information officer position has been vacant since last month.
California, Colorado, Louisiana and Connecticut have committed to partner with Code for America’s recently launched Safety Net Innovation Lab in the first of three phases to help transform how such services are delivered to the public.