• 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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    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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    Highlights from Little Hoover Commission testimony today by California Technology Agency Secretary and State CIO Carlos Ramos

    August 25th, 2011 by admin Categories: Blogs Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
    Highlights from Little Hoover Commission testimony today by California Technology Agency Secretary and State CIO Carlos Ramos

    Carlos Ramos expressed his support today for AB2408 and answered that it was successfully working; however, Ramos seemed to equivocate somewhat on several key points. What I took away from the hearing was the following: For agencies/departments scheduled to migrate their data processing centers to […]

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    Governor Brown Appoints a new CISO

    August 11th, 2011 by admin Categories: Blogs Tags: , , , , , , , , ,
    Governor Brown Appoints a new CISO

    Governor Brown announced today the appointment of a new Chief Information Security Officer, Col. Keith Tresh who replaces Keith Parker who had been Acting CISO since TechLeader.TV friend and guest Mark Weatherford left to become vice president and chief security officer at the North American […]

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    TechLeader.TV – Identity Management & Social Networking with Lee Mosbrucker, Enterprise Architect, California Technology Agency and Bernard Soriano, CIO, DMV; August 3, 2011; 11:30 AM PT

    August 2nd, 2011 by admin Categories: Blogs Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
    TechLeader.TV – Identity Management & Social Networking with Lee Mosbrucker, Enterprise Architect, California Technology Agency and Bernard Soriano, CIO, DMV; August 3, 2011; 11:30 AM PT

    Next Program Live Webcast Hosted By John Thomas Flynn with Special Guests Bernard Soriano CIO Department of Motor Vehicles Lee Mosbrucker Enterprise Architect California Technology Agency Topics include: Identity Management and the latest on the state’s Social Networking initiatives. TechLeader.TV will examine the State of […]

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    Adrian Farley Out as Acting Director at California OTech. New State CIO Carlos Ramos asks Nancy Johnson to assume Acting role. First Major Shakeup Accompanies Appointment of New State CIO.

    July 27th, 2011 by admin Categories: Blogs Tags: , , , , , , ,
    Adrian Farley Out as Acting Director at California OTech. New State CIO Carlos Ramos asks Nancy Johnson to assume Acting role. First Major Shakeup Accompanies Appointment of New State CIO.

    TechLeader.TV has learned that Carlos Ramos has asked Nancy Johnson to take over as Acting Director of Office of Technology Services (OTech) within the California Technology Agency (CTA). Johnson, until now Chief Deputy Director at OTech will continue in that role as well. TLTV sources […]

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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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    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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    State of California Email Strategy is Best Practice

    April 4th, 2011 by admin Categories: Blogs Tags: , , , , , , , , ,
    State of California Email Strategy is Best Practice

    SacBee’s Jack Chang has a story today about the state’s email strategy. “State streamlining its email system: Some ask, is it necessary?” Considering all the more obvious computer project implementation problems at the State of California, file this under ho-hum. And for those who disagree, […]

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