Telecom industry opposes California 'throttling' bill after wildfires
The telecom industry's biggest lobbying association is pushing back on a bill that would prohibit wireless carriers from throttling public safety agencies' data plans.
Report: Municipal broadband environment has gotten 'significantly worse'
The number of municipally run networks has risen, but state lawmakers are also throwing up more roadblocks, according to a new report from BroadbandNow.
Procurement reform can help states transform in 'smaller chunks,' says California CIO
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
Assemblyman Vince Fong says his call to California CIO Amy Tong is stronger than ever following failures of an automatic voter registration system.
VMware exec says Silicon Valley innovation bleeds into government
California has unique access to different innovations and talent thanks to Silicon Valley, Jim Falvey, VMWare's state and local government western region lead says.
Los Angeles ditches mainframe for California's data center
The city has signed a three-year $10.5 million deal that officials say will free it from legacy infrastructure that is weighing down progress.
Tech will 'support all the new things' cities do, says San Francisco CIO
Linda Gerull, San Francisco's chief information officer, says technology will be an integral part of the future of government services.
California Deputy CIO Chris Cruz to resign
Cruz, who has worked for the state in several IT roles since 2004, will now become the CIO of San Joaquin County.
California needs modernization for cloud success, CTO says
On the Priorities podcast, California CTO Richard Rogers says that the state needs a modernization and workforce strategy for true adoption of cloud.