• 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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    Are government CIO’s becoming an endangered species

    August 10th, 2011 by admin Categories: Blogs Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,
    Are government CIO’s becoming an endangered species

    TechLeader.TV friend and the former U.S. Commerce CIO Alan Balutis writes a provocative column in Federal Computer Week recently entitled:  CIO: Really, sincerely dead? His observations should have real resonance for state & local government CIO’s as well. A few highlights: CIOs “are ill-defined positions […]

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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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    Carlos Ramos Appointed State CIO by Governor Brown

    June 27th, 2011 by admin Categories: Blogs Tags: , , , , ,
    Carlos Ramos Appointed State CIO by Governor Brown

    Carlos Ramos becomes California’s fifth State CIO assuming the position following Teri Takai who joined the Obama Administration last year as CIO at the Department of Defense. Formal announcement below: Carlos Ramos, 48, of Elk Grove, has been appointed secretary of the California Technology Agency. […]

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    Who will replace Vivek Kundra as Federal CIO? Several top state & local candidates. Is Teri Takai among them?

    June 24th, 2011 by admin Categories: Blogs Tags: , , , ,
    Who will replace Vivek Kundra as Federal CIO? Several top state & local candidates. Is Teri Takai among them?

    With Kundra announcing his departure to Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government next month, speculation has begun about his successor. Here’s a rumor from Federal Computer Week about possible top candidates

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    Brown announces new Triumvirate to head state’s Technology Agency

    April 1st, 2011 by admin Categories: Blogs Tags: , , , , , , ,
    Brown announces new Triumvirate to head state’s Technology Agency

    Governor Jerry Brown in a surprise announcement today said that a new Triumvirate will head the State of California’s Technology Agency (TA). Sharing duties, the details of which like his new state employee pension reform plan are as yet undefined, will be former Food & […]

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    New DOD CIO Teri Takai spotted in DC

    January 21st, 2011 by admin Categories: Blogs Tags: , , ,
    New DOD CIO Teri Takai spotted in DC

    Amber Corrin at Federal Computer Week reports that former California CIO Teri Takai has made her first public appearance at a TechAmerica event in DC this week. Also, several friends have reported back that they were most impressed with the new Pentagon digs of the […]

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    Gov Brown, Here are State Technology Initiatives that could Save Billions

    January 7th, 2011 by admin Categories: Blogs Tags: , , , , , , , ,
    Gov Brown, Here are State Technology Initiatives that could Save Billions

    Sacramento and the entire state for that matter are rife with speculation these days about the composition of incoming Jerry Brown II Administration and his plans to tackle the state’s huge budget deficit. The Governor-elect has fanned the flames of this discussion by his generally […]

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    DOD’s Formal Announcement of Takai Appointment – Starts Job in just over Two Weeks

    October 26th, 2010 by admin Categories: Blogs Tags: , ,
    DOD’s Formal Announcement of Takai Appointment – Starts Job in just over Two Weeks

    Secretary of Defense Robert Gates announced Teri Takai’s appointment as new DOD CIO this morning. Here’s the formal announcement from DOD. Interestingly, the DOD announcement says she starts work on November 7th, a Sunday. Not much time for a nice soire, but I’m sure the […]

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    TechLeader.TV with Adrian Farley, Chief Technology Officer & Acting Director, Office of Technology Services, State of California September 30, 2010; 11:30 AM PT

    September 8th, 2010 by admin Categories: Blogs Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , ,
    TechLeader.TV with Adrian Farley, Chief Technology Officer & Acting Director, Office of Technology Services, State of California September 30, 2010; 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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