New California tech lobby focuses on business with state and local government
Led by former California state official and CompTIA executive Jennifer Saha, TechCA will seek to help industry “be a better partner to government.”
California is building a 'portal of portals' for its data
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 DMV data breach shared Social Security information of thousands
About 3,200 residents had their personally identifying information made available to seven other federal and state agencies, including the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.
California announces user-focused redesign of CA.gov
A forthcoming alpha version will be updated regularly based on user feedback, the project's lead said.
California CIO says wildfires website launched 'in record time'
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.
Californians can now get earthquake warnings on their phones
The new system, which Gov. Gavin Newsom called the first of its kind in the U.S., will notify residents up to 20 seconds before the shaking starts.
California AG proposes regulations to help businesses comply with new privacy law
With less than three months before California's sweeping data privacy law takes effect, Attorney General Xavier Becerra issued five regulations designed to help businesses navigate the new rules.
California pursues flexibility in procurement as state modernizes IT
State CTO Richard Rogers says changing the state’s relationship with vendors will ultimately allow California agencies to achieve better outcomes.
Want government collaboration? Grab coffee, think deeply
Oakland, California’s digital engagement officer says resource-strapped local governments can improve interjurisdictional partnership through careful strategy.