• Oklahoma CIO Raises Concerns before U.S. Senate Committee on Cybersecurity Regulations About Duplicative Cybersecurity Efforts Stemming From Federal Mandates

    June 28th, 2017 by admin Categories: Blogs Tags: , , , , ,
    Oklahoma CIO Raises Concerns before U.S. Senate Committee on Cybersecurity Regulations About Duplicative Cybersecurity Efforts Stemming From Federal Mandates

    Highlights: “Voluminous,” “disjointed” and “complex” were just a few of the words Oklahoma CIO James “Bo” Reese used to describe the federal cybersecurity regulations facing states in written testimony before a U.S. Senate committee June 21. Reese, who also serves as the vice president of […]

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    VOD AVAILABLE: TechLeader.TV Creator & Host John Thomas Flynn interviews California DMV Director Jean Shiomoto & Deputy Bernard Soriano, June 21, 2017

    June 23rd, 2017 by admin Categories: Blogs Tags: , , , , ,
    VOD AVAILABLE: TechLeader.TV Creator & Host John Thomas Flynn interviews California DMV Director Jean Shiomoto & Deputy Bernard Soriano, June 21, 2017

    WATCH VOD BELOW Highlights: Driver’s License on smart phone coming with QR Code like a boarding pass. New Driver’s License System requires major RFP for a systems integrator in 2018/19. DMV Knows Big Data’s Value and earns $65 million from it. Federal REAL ID requires […]

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    WATCH TechLeader.TV with DMV Director Jean Shiomoto & CTO Bernard Soriano: 11:30 AM PT. JUN 21, 2017

    June 16th, 2017 by admin Categories: Blogs Tags: , , , , ,
    WATCH TechLeader.TV with DMV Director Jean Shiomoto & CTO Bernard Soriano: 11:30 AM PT. JUN 21, 2017

    If video doesn’t play go here: TechLeader.TV To watch may require Adobe Flash Player. This can be downloaded for free here: Flash Player. Adobe Flash Player is a free download for Windows and MacOS desktops and laptop computers. For iPad, iPhone running IOS please visit […]

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    California Medi-Cal Fraud Award – from Oncore to First Data to Oncore: The Bizzare World of State Procurement

    June 16th, 2017 by admin Categories: Blogs Tags: , , , , , , ,
    California Medi-Cal Fraud Award – from Oncore to First Data to Oncore: The Bizzare World of State Procurement

    In one of the more curious procurements in recent history Oncore Consulting with Pondera and Lexis-Nexis has won the Medi-Cal Program Integrity Data Analytics (MPIDA) bid to aggressively pursue Medi-Cal fraud in California. It’s the second time the state issued an Intent to Award to […]

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    FY 2018 IT Budget By Agency and Project

    June 15th, 2017 by admin Categories: Blogs Tags: , , , ,
    FY 2018 IT Budget By Agency and Project

    Here’s a link to the new FY2018 budget which shows the total information technology each agency/department. The breakdown highlights the IT priorities of the administration for the next Fiscal Year. It represents an increase of 1.7 percent from FY 2017. This figure is based on […]

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    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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