Melanie Glover

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Citizen Tech: Gavin Newsom’s new book says that cloud computing and open data will lead to a more efficient government

Apr 18, 2013
Citizen Tech: Gavin Newsom’s new book says that cloud computing and open data will lead to a more efficient government

In a recent interview on KQED’s “California Report,” Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom—who boldly announced his run for his current position via Twitter in 2010—makes a clear point: Technology is used... Read more »

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OTech Director Ron Hughes says California’s new cloud service offering will change the way the state delivers IT services

Feb 19, 2013
OTech Director Ron Hughes says California’s new cloud service offering will change the way the state delivers IT services

A recent study by mobile solutions company Citrix found that more than 50 percent of Americans believe weather can affect cloud computing. Meanwhile, California Technology Agency (CTA) officials say this... Read more »

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DMV creates enterprise risk management program

Dec 13, 2012
DMV creates enterprise risk management program

The California Department of Motor Vehicles has created a risk management program to effectively identify, assess and manage enterprise risks for the department, according to DMV Deputy Director Bernard C.... Read more »

California State Lottery appoints Amy Tong as new deputy director for IT

Dec 12, 2012
California State Lottery appoints Amy Tong as new deputy director for IT

Amy Tong, current chief technology officer for the State Board of Equalization, has been named the new ITSD deputy director for the California State Lottery, a spokesperson confirmed Wednesday via... Read more »

California ranked fifth, named ‘overachiever’ in TechNet’s nationwide broadband report

Dec 6, 2012
California ranked fifth, named ‘overachiever’ in TechNet’s nationwide broadband report

TechNet—a national, bipartisan network of CEOs promoting the growth of tech industries and the economy by advocating a targeted policy agenda—released its 2012 State Broadband Index report on Dec. 5,... Read more »

National study reports rise in mobile access to health information; California continues to see increases in mobile site traffic

Nov 29, 2012
National study reports rise in mobile access to health information; California continues to see increases in mobile site traffic

More and more, U.S. adults are using their cell phones to obtain health information, according to “Mobile Health 2012,” a new study by The Pew Internet & American Life Project.... Read more »

NOVA Workforce Board launches campaign to expand worker access to digital literacy training

Oct 25, 2012
NOVA Workforce Board launches campaign to expand worker access to digital literacy training

The NOVA Workforce Board—a nonprofit, federally funded employment and training agency in Silicon Valley—has kicked off a digital literacy campaign with a board-approved resolution they are encouraging other California agencies... Read more »

Q & A with San Francisco City and County CIO Jon Walton

Oct 18, 2012
Q & A with San Francisco City and County CIO Jon Walton

The City of San Francisco continues to be a technology trailblazer, home to a thriving startup community and cutting-edge policy initiatives that include opening public data for developers to explore... Read more »

Online voter registration surges

Oct 18, 2012
Online voter registration surges

More than 544,000 Californians have registered to vote for the Nov. 6 General Election online during the first month the paperless option was made available, according to an Oct. 17... Read more »

Q & A with Steve Reneker, CIO of the 2012 World’s Most Intelligent Community

Oct 4, 2012
Q & A with Steve Reneker, CIO of the 2012 World’s Most Intelligent Community

Labeling itself “City of Arts & Innovation,” Riverside, Calif. no doubt places technology high on its list of priorities. It is almost completely wireless, has a fiber infrastructure, provides high-tech... Read more »



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