Closing the Digital Divide Task Force Hearing

Closing the Digital Divide Task Force Hearing

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State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond will hold a hearing today of his task force to close the digital ...
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Kevin Cornish Named Covered California's New Chief Information Officer

Kevin Cornish Named Covered California’s New Chief Information Officer

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Image: https://www.coveredca.com Covered California has a new executive to oversee the health agency's IT strategy and tech initiatives, according to ...
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California Releases Open Source Tech, Data to Track COVID-19

California Releases Open Source Tech, Data to Track COVID-19

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California has new technology tools and data to help government agencies and the public better understand the spread and impact ...
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Senate Confirms GovOps Secretary Yolanda Richardson

Senate Confirms GovOps Secretary Yolanda Richardson

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On June 22, the California state senate confirmed Yolanda Richardson as Governor Newsom’s appointee as secretary for the Government Operations ...
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Veteran Agency CIO Andrew Armani to Retire

Veteran Agency CIO Andrew Armani to Retire

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After 30 years of service to the state, Information Technology Deputy Secretary for Business, Consumer Services, and Housing Agency (BCSH) ...
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NASCIO Report Outlines ‘Four Forces’ CIOs Should Consider for Legacy Modernization

NASCIO Report Outlines ‘Four Forces’ CIOs Should Consider for Legacy Modernization

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The National Association of State Chief Information Officers (NASCIO) this week issued a new report titled The State CIO Operating ...
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New Policy Aims for 75 Percent of State Workers to Telework, Report Says

New Policy Aims for 75 Percent of State Workers to Telework, Report Says

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Just as California state offices began reopening on Wednesday in the wake of the COVID-19 shutdown and the recent protests ...
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CHP Chief Information Officer Scott Howland to Retire

CHP Chief Information Officer Scott Howland to Retire

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After nearly 30 years of service, California Highway Patrol (CHP) Chief Information Officer (CIO) Dr. Scott Howland will retire effective ...
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Udaya Patnaik Appointed First Director of California's Office of Digital Innovation

Udaya Patnaik Appointed First Director of California’s Office of Digital Innovation

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California has its first director for the Office of Digital Innovation, the Governor's Office announced on Wednesday: Udaya Patnaik, 46, ...
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California Seeks COVID-19 Technology Solutions, Launches Portal to Gather Ideas

California Seeks COVID-19 Technology Solutions, Launches Portal to Gather Ideas

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The California Department of Technology is seeking technology solutions in response to COVID-19, launching a portal (https://tech.covid19.ca.gov) to gather ideas ...
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CDT Hires Carlos Isaac Cabrera as Geographic Information Officer

CDT Hires Carlos Isaac Cabrera as Geographic Information Officer

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The California Department of Technology has appointed Carlos Isaac Cabrera as the state geographic information officer (GIO), a newly-created position ...
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State partners with tech to provide connectivity and devices for remote learning in response to COVID-19

State partners with tech to provide connectivity and devices for remote learning in response to COVID-19

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The COVID-19 pandemic has forced the closure of schools across California, which has necessitated adequate internet access and technology to ...
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Governor Newsom Reappoints Amy Tong as CDT Director

Governor Newsom Reappoints Amy Tong as CDT Director

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Gov. Newsom on Thursday announced the reappointment of Amy Tong as CDT Director, a position she has served in since ...
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OSI Hires Brian Wong as Chief Deputy Director

OSI Hires Brian Wong as Chief Deputy Director

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Brian Wong, former CIO and Deputy Director for the California Department of Social Services (DSS), has been hired as the ...
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Wilkening: State will soon identify projects for innovation office

Wilkening: State will soon identify projects for innovation office

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Mike Wilkening, Governor Newsom’s special advisor on digital innovation, gave opening remarks at the CIO Academy in Sacramento on Feb ...
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Governor Appoints Yolanda Richardson as GovOps Secretary

Governor Appoints Yolanda Richardson as GovOps Secretary

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Governor Newsom today announced the appointment of Yolanda Richardson to serve as the new secretary of the Government Operations Agency, ...
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Audit Report Cites Concerns with Fi$Cal Timeline

Audit Report Cites Concerns with Fi$Cal Timeline

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In a status letter to Governor Gavin Newsom and Legislature, the California State Auditor expressed its concern that, due to ...
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California Needs Coordinated GIS Strategy, Says Little Hoover Commission

California Needs Coordinated GIS Strategy, Says Little Hoover Commission

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California needs to strengthen its use of geographic information systems (GIS) and create a full-time position for a geographic information ...
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GovOps Hiring Team for CA.gov project

GovOps Hiring Team for CA.gov project

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The Government Operations Agency has posted an interest form for the following positions to work on the project to "re-imagine ...
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DGS Extends ITMSA to April 20, 2020

DGS Extends ITMSA to April 20, 2020

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The Department of General Services announced on Thursday announced the contract extension for the Information Technology (IT) Master Service Agreement ...
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