• State Auditor Again Blasts California’s Implementation of Nearly $1 Billion Financial System

    August 16th, 2018 by admin Categories: Blogs Tags: , , , , , , ,
    State Auditor Again Blasts California’s Implementation of Nearly $1 Billion Financial System

    In addition to a 70% budget increase since 2005 this seemingly interminable FI$CAL project is far from complete, with less than 1/3 of state departments converted over, most other remaining departments who were supposed to go live last month represent much larger state organizations and […]

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    Primary Take-Aways from Amy Tong’s Interview on TechLeader.TV Aug 31, 2017

    September 7th, 2017 by admin Categories: Blogs Tags: , , , , , , ,
    Primary Take-Aways from Amy Tong’s Interview on TechLeader.TV Aug 31, 2017

    California Officials say “No” to NASCIO attendance; Statewide Telecom leadership introduced; Calnet4 Plans; California’s Latest Cloud Strategy – CLOUD 3.0; Project Approval Lifecycle (PAL) update; Expect more CDT with consultant support Independent Project Oversight reports like the one on FI$CAL; Security compliance improvement involved hard […]

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    California Office of Information Security has reported a startling improvement in departments’ Security compliance

    August 15th, 2017 by admin Categories: Blogs Tags: , , , , , ,
    California Office of Information Security has reported a startling improvement in departments’ Security compliance

    California Department of Technology (CDT) Office of Information Security has reported a startling improvement in departments’ compliance with its Required Security Reporting Activities. Out of 101 departments required to file, a whopping 97 had submitted all required filings. Only a single department was determined 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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    State CIO Amy Tong Meets Media – Year 1 Priorities; State CISO Appointment? Whom the CISO will Report To; Multi-department Security Leadership Roles Delineated; Speculation on New CDT Organization Changes

    September 9th, 2016 by admin Categories: Blogs Tags: , , , , , , ,
    State CIO Amy Tong Meets Media – Year 1 Priorities; State CISO Appointment? Whom the CISO will Report To; Multi-department Security Leadership Roles Delineated; Speculation on New CDT Organization Changes

    California Department of Technology Director and State Chief Information Officer, Amy Tong, held a media roundtable and “meet and greet” this week. It was billed as an opportunity for Amy to briefly discuss her goals and vision for the Department and take questions from the […]

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    New Leadership Change at California Department of Technology

    June 7th, 2016 by admin Categories: Blogs Tags: , , , ,
    New Leadership Change at California Department of Technology

    CDT Deputy Director and Chief Counsel Anthony (Tony) Lewis has announced he is leaving the Department of Technology the end of this week to accept a position as Assistant General Counsel at the State Compensation Insurance Fund. In a statement to CDT staff he wrote: […]

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    CalOES Director “Clarifies” Status of the Office of the State CISO

    May 19th, 2016 by admin Categories: Blogs Tags: , , , , ,
    CalOES Director “Clarifies” Status of the Office of the State CISO

    At a much anticipated TechLeader.TV Educational Seminar yesterday at the Sacramento Sheraton sponsored by Tanium and focusing on cybersecurity, the keynote from CalOES Director Mark Ghilarducci did not disappoint. Arguably one of the primary questions on the minds of our audience of nearly 100 state […]

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    TechLeader.TV with Chris Cruz, Deputy State CIO & Deputy Director, Department of Technology; April 14th, 11:30 AM PT

    April 4th, 2016 by admin Categories: Blogs Tags: , , ,
    TechLeader.TV with Chris Cruz, Deputy State CIO & Deputy Director, Department of Technology; April 14th, 11:30 AM PT

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    Ramos’ Rules: State CIO Lays Out Broad IT Management Reform Environment for 2016

    January 7th, 2016 by admin Categories: Blogs Tags: , , , , , ,
    Ramos’ Rules: State CIO Lays Out Broad IT Management Reform Environment for 2016

    Details Far Reaching Initiatives To Finally Get IT Right! Emphasizes Vendor performance scorecard follows in-house IT management reforms. Teddy Roosevelt, a whirlwind of action, followed his own advice, stating, “In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing, the […]

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    The Contractor Performance Evaluation Scorecard: Fact Sheet

    December 10th, 2015 by admin Categories: Blogs Tags: , , , ,
    The Contractor Performance Evaluation Scorecard: Fact Sheet

    CPES Fact sheet 12.15 FINAL The Contractor Performance Evaluation Scorecard (CPES) was created to strengthen state accountability, IT project governance and to increase overall the likelihood of IT project success for the State of California. The California Department of Technology (CDT) began this collaborative effort […]

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