Those anticipating a new tech-focused direction of Gov. Newsom’s administration have more insight this week after his top digital advisor explained where the new Office of Digital Innovation Senior Advisor Mike Wilkening this week said the new office will be the state’s model for innovation across state agencies, during closing remarks at the Data Expo hosted by the California Health and Human Services Agency. The 2019 California Health and Human Services Data Expo, held on Aug. 7, finished with a closing keynote from Senior Advisory on Innovation and Digital Services Michael Wilkening, who looked ahead at upcoming plans for the [...]
The budget conference committee on Sunday voted in favor of a compromise proposal as part of budget negotiations. Language included: Office of Digital Innovation Conference Compromise: Approve 50 positions, of which 20 are exempt positions.