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FirstNet seeks a new general manager

Apr 16, 2014
FirstNet seeks a new general manager

Supporting the theory that First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet) has stalled, the FirstNet Board announced on April 14 that it is now searching for a new general manager. Former General... Read more »

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San Francisco Entrepreneurship in Residence Finalists Announced

Nov 21, 2013
San Francisco Entrepreneurship in Residence Finalists Announced

Three to five of the announced finalists will work with government to help solve the city and county’s problems. Organizers of the San Francisco Entrepreneurship in Residence program are one step closer... Read more »

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Los Angeles Tech Transformation Starts with Fiber

Nov 5, 2013
Los Angeles Tech Transformation Starts with Fiber

The city’s long-term strategy to become technologically stable and innovative contains a search for a vendor that can provide fiber connectivity to 3.5 million people.  Los Angeles has its sights... Read more »

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California Earthquake Early Warning System Looks for Funding

Nov 4, 2013
California Earthquake Early Warning System Looks for Funding

A bill that passed last month authorized California to look for funding to develop an earthquake early warning system, but the project isn’t yet a sure thing. Death and destruction... Read more »

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Can California Fix Its IT Planning Process?

Oct 11, 2013
Can California Fix Its IT Planning Process?

Often plagued by multi-year delays and multi-million dollar budget overages, California IT projects are getting a makeover. The California Department of Technology, formerly known as the California Technology Agency, changed... Read more »

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Fi$Cal ERP Overhaul Hits First Critical Milestone

Aug 16, 2013
Fi$Cal ERP Overhaul Hits First Critical Milestone

Officials report that the first phase of California’s $617 million financial system overhaul concluded successfully, boding well for future targets. California’s extensive ERP overhaul is on schedule and under budget,... Read more »

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Sacramento City CIO Leaves

Jul 18, 2013
Sacramento City CIO Leaves

The Sacramento, Calif., Information Technology Department confirmed on July 16 that Gary Cook left his position as CIO as of July 15, and is no longer working for the city.... Read more »

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Sacramento County Restaurant App Starts Mobile Trend

Jul 9, 2013
Sacramento County Restaurant App Starts Mobile Trend

Shortly after releasing its first mobile app, Sacramento County is expanding, with plans to release several more mobile Web services this fall. On the heels of recognition from the Public... Read more »

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California Announces Private Cloud Offering for 2014

Jun 28, 2013
California Announces Private Cloud Offering for 2014

On June 27, the California Office of Technology Services (OTech) announced that it’s looking for a vendor for its first private cloud services offering. The agency is prepared to accept vendor... Read more »

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Touitou Wants to Bring Urgency to San Francisco CIO’s Office

Jun 13, 2013
Touitou Wants to Bring Urgency to San Francisco CIO’s Office

Beating out more than 80 other candidates, Marc Touitou was named San Francisco’s new CIO on April 25. He was selected, he said, because San Francisco wanted different results, so... Read more »

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