• DGS Releases ITMSA Intent to Award

    April 27th, 2017 by admin Categories: Blogs Tags: , , , ,
    DGS Releases ITMSA Intent to Award

        The State of California Department of General Services Awards released its long anticipated intent to award IT Consulting Services Master Service Agreement yesterday to nearly 250 IT vendors. See who here.

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    California Department of Technology May Vendor Forum

    April 25th, 2017 by admin Categories: Blogs Tags: , ,
    California Department of Technology May Vendor Forum

    Event:             CDT Vendor Forum Type:               Registration Required Audience:       CDT Vendors Recurring:       No Date :              5/22/2017 Time:              9:30 AM – 11:30 AM Description:   The California Department of Technology will provide the vendor community with valuable information on how their companies […]

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    California Department of Technology (CDT) publishes Agile guidance

    April 25th, 2017 by admin Categories: Blogs Tags: , , ,
    California Department of Technology (CDT) publishes Agile guidance

    Understanding Agile The California Department of Technology (CDT) is developing guidance and tools for state departments and agencies to leverage for their usage of agile practices. Click here o download Understanding Agile.

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    State Auditor reports UC Office of Pres hid $200 m in secret budget reserve; salaries & benefits too high; AND intentionally interfered with audit integrity.

    April 25th, 2017 by admin Categories: Blogs Tags: , , , ,
    State Auditor reports UC Office of Pres hid $200 m in secret budget reserve; salaries & benefits too high; AND intentionally interfered with audit integrity.

    Not exactly a clean bill of health… Maybe Napolitano can hire Linda Katehi to “fix” things. Funny how audits expose mismanagement. See BOE HIGHLIGHTS from State Auditor Report: Our audit of the University of California Office of the President’s budget and staffing processes revealed the […]

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    New bill to axe technology agency moves forward

    April 20th, 2017 by admin Categories: Blogs Tags: , , , , , ,
    New bill to axe technology agency moves forward

    Tardy April Fools’ Day! It’s Florida, not California. Sounds familiar though. California killed its Technology Agency in early 2012. One of Governor Browns first acts of his young, second administration. Unanimous approval in the House Appropriations Committee was a ‘disappointing’ development for agency leaders. The […]

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    New State Auditor report details flagrant misuse of disabled person parking placards. 35,000 active placards and plates issued to dead people.

    April 18th, 2017 by admin Categories: Blogs Tags: , , , ,
    New State Auditor report details flagrant misuse of disabled person parking placards. 35,000 active placards and plates issued to dead people.

    DMV application and verification process inadequate and local law enforcement spotty. DMV has not canceled permanent placards for thousands of individuals who are likely deceased. Although DMV performs a monthly match between state vital records and permanent placard holders, it does not do so with […]

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    TechLeader.TV Creator & Host John Thomas Flynn interviews Keith Tresh, Commander, California California Cyber Security Integration Center (Cal-CSIC), April 13, 2017

    April 18th, 2017 by admin Categories: Blogs Tags: , , , ,
    TechLeader.TV Creator & Host John Thomas Flynn interviews Keith Tresh, Commander, California California Cyber Security Integration Center (Cal-CSIC), April 13, 2017

    California Cyber Security Integration Center (Cal-CSIC) is a central organization for the analysis and sharing of cyber threat information. The Cal-CSIC houses multiple state and federal government partners to address real-time threats and vulnerabilities to California’s infrastructure.

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    Great Video: Snow removal from Donner Pass by the Union Pacific Railroad

    March 9th, 2017 by admin Categories: Blogs Tags: , , , ,
    Great Video: Snow removal from Donner Pass by the Union Pacific Railroad

    Credit Found Maggie’s Farm, video of how global warming is removed from Donner Pass by the Union Pacific Railroad

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    IEEE ON H1B VISA SCAMS; A Program in President Trump’s Cross-hairs?

    March 8th, 2017 by admin Categories: Blogs Tags: , , , , , , , ,
    IEEE ON H1B VISA SCAMS; A Program in President Trump’s Cross-hairs?

    Every few weeks we read about another organization – Disney, UCSF, Southern California Edison telling their employees they had 90 days to train their replacements and leave: the replacements – foreigners on H1B Visas. THE IEEE ON H1B VISA SCAMS: “This is the real story […]

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    DEMOCRACY IN ACTION: LA Mayor Re-elected with 10% of registered voters

    March 8th, 2017 by admin Categories: Blogs Tags: , , ,
    DEMOCRACY IN ACTION: LA Mayor Re-elected with 10% of registered voters

    With 2 million registered voters and a population of 4 million in second largest U.S. city, LA Mayor Garcetti re-elected with just over 200,000 votes. LA Times oblivious headline: Garcetti wins reelection in landslide Worse…in the LA city council race in District 1 incumbent  Gil […]

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