From possibility to performance: California’s CDO explains how to design data science projects that can make a difference

From possibility to performance: California’s CDO explains how to design data science projects that can make a difference

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With citizen demands rising, America’s urbanization and growth continues to upend the traditional flow of government, a fact leaving officials ...
CDT Seeks Vendor Feedback on DMV State-to-State Verification Service Program

CDT Seeks Vendor Feedback on DMV State-to-State Verification Service Program

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The California Department Motor Vehicles (DMV) is in the beginning stages of a tech upgrade, the start of which is ...
Improvements to CDT's Project Approval Lifecycle Coming in 2022

Improvements to CDT’s Project Approval Lifecycle Coming in 2022

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Better planning results in better project outcomes. That's the impetus behind the California Department of Technology's (CDT's) Project Approval Lifecycle ...
First Technology Modernization Fund Projects Expected to Launch in January 2022

First Technology Modernization Fund Projects Expected to Launch in January 2022

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California's Technology Modernization Fund (TMF), approved by the California Department of Technology this past summer to fund small efforts that ...
Governor Announces 18 Middle-Mile Broadband Infrastructure Projects

Governor Announces 18 Middle-Mile Broadband Infrastructure Projects

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Gov. Gavin Newsom on Wednesday announced the first round of 18 broadband infrastructure projects that are part of this year's ...
Q&A: California’s CIO and CISO reveal next steps for the state’s new cybersecurity strategy

Q&A: California’s CIO and CISO reveal next steps for the state’s new cybersecurity strategy

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Since Gov. Gavin Newsom announced California’s first state-wide cybersecurity strategy last month, IT officials have been promoting the plan as ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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, ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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.” ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...