Amy Tong

Five lessons state technology officials took from telework

by • 3 months ago

In an online event, IT officials said enabling entire state workforces to work from home stirred unexpected lessons about culture, cybersecurity and training.

California is building a 'portal of portals' for its data

by • 11 months ago

It's the latest step in the state's effort to simplify its digital services and encourage development of new tools for public safety, public health and beyond.

California CIO says wildfires website launched 'in record time'

by • 12 months ago

As the state's technology agency dials in to daily meetings for emergency response for fires and power outages, Amy Tong says her role remains one of support.

Procurement reform can help states transform in 'smaller chunks,' says California CIO

by • 2 years ago

California Chief Information Officer Amy Tong says digital transformation should focus heavily on business needs to be effective.

California lawmaker renews call for CIO's ouster after latest DMV gaffe

by • 2 years ago

Assemblyman Vince Fong says his call to California CIO Amy Tong is stronger than ever following failures of an automatic voter registration system.

California's new CIO sketches out a unified cyber strategy in wake of scrutiny

by • 4 years ago

Now that Amy Tong is taking the reins on a permanent basis for the state, she's laying out how she wants to overhaul its information security practices.

City tech execs hope new California CIO collaborates with local governments

by • 4 years ago

New CIO Amy Tong should set up meetings between city tech leaders and state officials to find ways governments can work together, they said.

California governor appoints permanent CIO, chief data officer

by • 4 years ago

Gov. Jerry Brown made Amy Tong’s role as state chief information officer permanent and appointed a new chief data officer for the state Thursday.