California governor appoints permanent CIO, chief data officer
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.
California is first state to try for FedRAMP certification for cloud service
The state's IT department is hoping to earn the federal certification for its CalCloud service to show users it's committed to security.
California CIO to step down at end of March
State CIO Carlos Ramos is planning to leave the post he's held since 2011.
Importance of cloud to state IT shops only to increase, experts say
In the second episode of StateScoop Radio’s “Priorities” series, state IT execs and industry experts weigh in on the challenges and opportunities of moving services to the cloud.
Calif. governor vetoes tech contractor reporting bill
Gov. Jerry Brown said the bill "duplicates what the Department of Technology is already doing."
California governor appoints new data center head
After more than four years as agency CIO for the Department of Food and Agriculture, Robert Schmidt could be headed to the Department of Technology.
Tech accessibility bill advances in California
California state appropriators are considering a bill to improve accessibility in state websites and other technology services.
State CIOs detail workforce challenges at NASCIO
State CIOs from Missouri, Maine and California discussed how to attract and retain talent in the face of scant budgets and other bureaucratic challenges.
California refocuses statewide IT plan
While California's new IT strategic plan has many different priorities, the state CIO said they all center around one thing: citizen engagement.