Newsom Announces Cradle-to-Career Data System Governing Board Appointments

Newsom Announces Cradle-to-Career Data System Governing Board Appointments

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Gov. Gavin Newsom announced seven new appointments on Friday, including four new appointments to the Cradle-to-Career Data System Governing Board ...
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California Making Progress with Mapping Technology

California Making Progress with Mapping Technology

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An updated mapping tool to identify communities impacted by pollution in California has won high praise from the Little Hoover ...
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State Calls for First Round of Technology Modernization Proposals

State Calls for First Round of Technology Modernization Proposals

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The COVID-19 pandemic pushed California toward a more digital state government, and the state is eager to continue its efforts ...
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A Look at California’s New Cybersecurity Roadmap

A Look at California’s New Cybersecurity Roadmap

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Cal-Secure Aims to Cut Costs, Upskill Staff, and Improve Statewide Security. California’s cybersecurity journey is full of setbacks and successes, ...
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New Law Aims for Digital Equity in Broadband Services

New Law Aims for Digital Equity in Broadband Services

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More than 96 percent of Californians receive broadband internet service from a Digital Infrastructure and Video Completion Act (DIVCA) franchisee ...
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California Updates Telework Policy Amid Crisis

California Updates Telework Policy Amid Crisis

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For the first time in more than 10 years, California has updated its telework policy for state employees.  The Government ...
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Does California Need a Data Academy?

Does California Need a Data Academy?

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State explores new ways to boost IT talent. Whether it’s a city IT department or a state technology office, it’s ...
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New Mobile App Gives California Residents a Warning Seconds Before Quakes Hit

New Mobile App Gives California Residents a Warning Seconds Before Quakes Hit

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When it comes to emergencies, especially natural disasters, seconds can mean the difference between life and death. MyShake is a ...
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AI activists warn California officials against hidden threats to privacy and civil liberties

AI activists warn California officials against hidden threats to privacy and civil liberties

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Tesla’s Elon Musk labeled artificial intelligence as our “biggest existential threat.” Apple’s Tim Cook described its potential perils as “profound.” ...
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Legislature Approves New Office of Wildfire Technology Research and Development

Legislature Approves New Office of Wildfire Technology Research and Development

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California is notorious for being in flames in what seems like an endless wildfire season. Factors including climate change and ...
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California Selects Nonprofit as Broadband Partner

California Selects Nonprofit as Broadband Partner

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As part of a massive effort to improve broadband infrastructure, the state today announced it is partnering with a third-party ...
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Bill to Regulate Algorithm Bias Dies in Senate

Bill to Regulate Algorithm Bias Dies in Senate

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Legislation aiming to eliminate algorithm bias in state IT systems has died in the State Senate.  AB 13 by Assemblymember ...
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EDD Seeks Firm to Help Improve Business Processes and Modernize Benefits System

EDD Seeks Firm to Help Improve Business Processes and Modernize Benefits System

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With the hope of improving customer service after an unprecedented surge and backlog of claims, the Employment Development Department is ...
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California to Pilot 'Digital ID Ecosystem'

California to Pilot ‘Digital ID Ecosystem’

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As part of its Vision 2023, state technology officials are proposing a system to enable California residents to use a ...
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State Broadband Infrastructure to Get $5.25B Expansion

State Broadband Infrastructure to Get $5.25B Expansion

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Gov. Gavin Newsom and legislative leaders have agreed to a budget trailer bill on Monday that will increase state broadband ...
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Little Hoover Commission Calls on Government to Continue Virtual Meetings

Little Hoover Commission Calls on Government to Continue Virtual Meetings

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In its new report, California’s independent government watchdog says that it would be more cost-efficient to make state government more ...
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Californians May Soon Have Option for Digital Driver's License

Californians May Soon Have Option for Digital Driver’s License

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Some California residents may soon have the option of having a digital version of their driver’s license that can be ...
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Ca.gov could 'reinvent' how visitors access information and services

Ca.gov could ‘reinvent’ how visitors access information and services

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State technology officials have jumpstarted a major overhaul of Ca.gov, California's official website, to unify department sites and simplify access ...
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State Capitol: Major Changes Ahead for California Tech

State Capitol: Major Changes Ahead for California Tech

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California’s future is heavily invested in innovative technology, but numerous legacy IT systems across the state struggle to modernize, exceeding ...
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What Civic Tech Means in 2021: An Interview with Code for America CEO Amanda Renteria

What Civic Tech Means in 2021: An Interview with Code for America CEO Amanda Renteria

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Civic tech is evolving, and with that change, so is Code for America. For the last decade, the non-profit has ...
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