Agency Creates Data Leader Role to Oversee Governance, Legacy Issues
The role will help the agency modernize information assets and foster a data-driven mission.
One of the highest-profile agencies in state government is recruiting to fill a new position: Chief Data Officer.
The beleaguered Department of Motor Vehicles — swamped by demand for federally mandated Real ID and buffeted by complaints of long lines at DMV offices and errors in the Motor Voter program — has embarked on a transformation initiated by Gov. Gavin Newsom shortly after he took office in January. That transformation...