CWS-CARES Project: Vendors conference set for Thursday – “The Office of Systems Integration (OSI) and the California Department of Technology (CDT) have scheduled a Vendor’s Conference for Thursday, October 22, 2020 for 3:00 PM PST to explain our need to realign the CWS-CARE project procurements (PVS, PaaS SI, and CDT) moving forward. The State of California appreciates the vendor community for their valued insight, continued interest, and abundant contributions. The State welcomes different perspectives and innovative ideas to inform and transform the delivery of the CWS-CARES solution. ” Use the link and coordinates below to join: https://caltech-meetings.webex.com/caltech-meetings/j.php?MTID=m579c1d3ae55a2c63dadc5e5d664252d0 Meeting number (access code): 133 158 7699 Meeting password: kGhR5PPJ3w8 Caleprocure.ca.gov 10/20/20
Little Hoover Commission hearing on Thursday: Public Hearing on Transitioning State Government Workforce to Permanent Remote Work. The Little Hoover Commission “opens a series of hearings on whether California should permanently transition a significant portion of the state government workforce to remote work. We will explore the potential advantages and disadvantages of such a transition, including cost savings, employee productivity and environmental impact. We will also explore the steps that would be needed to successfully accomplish such a large-scale change to remote work.” Date: October 22, 2020 at 10 am. Via Zoom. More details are here.
CDT: Digital Web Services Network (DWSN) forum. Date: October 22, 2020 at 10 am – 11:30 am [Note: date changed from 10/21] Location: Virtual – Via Microsoft Teams. The Digital Web Services Network -DWSN- has been established to provide a forum where state partners, local government and the IT vendor community can share information for digital services including policy, technology, tools and best practices. Registration is required, go here.
Gartner Survey of Nearly 2,000 CIOs Reveals Top Performing Enterprises are Prioritizing Digital Innovation During the Pandemic – Top-performing enterprises are accelerating digital innovation and leveraging emerging technologies to come out stronger on the other side of the COVID-19 pandemic, which has arguably been the most significant “turn” in 2020, according to Gartner, Inc.’s annual global survey of CIOs. 2021 will be a race to digital, with the spoils going to those organizations that can maintain the momentum built up during their response to the pandemic. Gartner Press Release 10/20/20