• TechLeader.TV with Davood Ghods, Chief of the Office of Technology Services (OTech); OCT 30, 2014 at 11:30 AM PT

    October 1st, 2014 by admin Categories: Blogs Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,
    TechLeader.TV with Davood Ghods, Chief of the Office of Technology Services (OTech); OCT 30, 2014 at 11:30 AM PT

    Next Program with Davood Ghods Chief Office of Technology Services (OTech) Live Webcast Hosted By John Thomas Flynn with Special Guest Davood Ghods Chief, OTech Davood oversees approximately 800 FTE’s within the OTech divisions of Operations, Engineering, Customer Delivery, Statewide Telecommunications and Network, Security Management, […]

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    TechLeader.TV with Ron Hughes, Director, California Office of Technology Services, APR 11, 2013

    March 23rd, 2013 by admin Categories: Blogs Tags: , , , , , , , ,
    TechLeader.TV with Ron Hughes, Director, California Office of Technology Services, APR 11, 2013

     Next Program with Ron Hughes Director, California Office of Technology Services Live Webcast Hosted By John Thomas Flynn with Special Guest Ron Hughes Ron Hughes was appointed Director of the Office of Technology Services (OTech) in April of 2012. OTech has over 800 employees and […]

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    TechAmerica/Deltek State of California IT Seminar Event Produces Some Surprises

    September 6th, 2012 by admin Categories: Blogs Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , ,
    TechAmerica/Deltek State of California IT Seminar Event Produces Some Surprises

    TechAmerica/Deltek State of California IT Seminar Event Produces Some Surprises: Negotiated procurement the new norm – PCC See 6611 Chapter 2 – Procurement Planning Best Value replacing Low cost procurement DGS, Tech Agency IT Procurement Roles/Responsibilities “developing” State CIO chastises state & vendors for Bait […]

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    Kerfuffle continues over City of Los Angeles’ Google eMail system

    October 22nd, 2011 by admin Categories: Blogs Tags: , , ,
    Kerfuffle continues over City of Los Angeles’ Google eMail system

    According to the LAT: A Los Angeles city councilman is demanding answers about Google Inc.’s $7.2-million contract to provide 30,000 city employees with email — and why after two years nearly half of those employees still haven’t moved to Google’s system. Story here:  

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    TechLeader.TV with Carlos Ramos, Secretary, California Technology Agency & State CIO, September 21, 2011, 11:30 AM PT

    September 10th, 2011 by admin Categories: Blogs Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
    TechLeader.TV with Carlos Ramos, Secretary, California Technology Agency & State CIO, September 21, 2011, 11:30 AM PT

    Next Program with Carlos Ramos Secretary California Technology Agency & State CIO Live Webcast Hosted By John Thomas Flynn with Special Guest Carlos Ramos TechLeader.TV will explore the Ramos vision for State IT: What’s the 100 day plan; are more organizational changes ahead; what are […]

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    SNAP: Former Fed CIO Labels Big IT Vendors as Cartel-like Obstructionists

    September 2nd, 2011 by admin Categories: Blogs Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , ,
    SNAP: Former Fed CIO Labels Big IT Vendors as Cartel-like Obstructionists

    Former federal CIO Vivek Kundra didn’t pull any punches this week in his article in the New York Times taking large IT vendors to task for their “cartel” like obstruction to real cost savings and efficiencies in the fed’s $80 billion annual investment in technology: […]

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    Little Hoover Commission announces hearing to review progress of AB2408 State IT Consolidation – Department CIO’s lining up to voice support

    July 20th, 2011 by admin Categories: Blogs Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
    Little Hoover Commission announces hearing to review progress of AB2408 State IT Consolidation – Department CIO’s lining up to voice support

    Little Hoover Commission announces Hearing August 25, 2011 at 9 a.m., State Capitol to review progress of AB2408 IT Consolidation – Department CIO’s lining up to voice support… The LHC will also focus on the status of five large (totaling in the billions of dollars), […]

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    Ramos Era Begins

    July 15th, 2011 by admin Categories: Blogs Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
    Ramos Era Begins

    This week Carlos Ramos formerly accepted the reins of office from Acting State CIO Christie Quinlan seen here reintroducing Carlos to the state IT infrastructure at a mobile command center at the California Technology Agency’s Public Safety Communications Office. Bill Maile, California Technology Agency Director […]

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    Google $7.2 million eMail Project facing potential legal action from City of Los Angeles

    April 14th, 2011 by admin Categories: Blogs Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,
    Google $7.2 million eMail Project facing potential legal action from City of Los Angeles

    According to DAVID SARNO in the LA Times yesterday: In an internal memo first obtained by the advocacy group Consumer Watchdog, the city in December said Google and its partner Computer Sciences Corp. repeatedly committed to and then missed deadlines to solve data security issues […]

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    TechLeader.TV with Adrian Farley, Chief Technology Officer & Acting Director, Office of Technology Services, State of California April 28, 2011; 11:30 AM PT

    April 8th, 2011 by admin Categories: Blogs Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,
    TechLeader.TV with Adrian Farley, Chief Technology Officer & Acting Director, Office of Technology Services, State of California April 28, 2011; 11:30 AM PT

    Next Program with Adrian Farley Chief Technology Officer & Acting Director Office of Technology Services Live Webcast Hosted By John Thomas Flynn with Special Guest Adrian Farley Adrian Farley is the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) and the Acting Director of the Office of Technology Services.  […]

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