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August 2015 IT Procurement Update

Aug 4, 2015

Five noteworthy developments in California state government IT procurement.

Aug. 13: Blakeslee to Keynote California Technology Forum

Aug 4, 2015

Former State Sen. Sam Blakeslee, founding director of the Institute for Advanced Technology and Public Policy (IATPP) at Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, will keynote the 2015 California Technology Forum on Aug. 13 in Sacramento.

Oakland Entrepreneurs to Spend $40M to Help Diversify Tech World

Aug 4, 2015

Mitch Kapor, a Silicon Valley pioneer who invented Lotus, and his wife, Freada, have spent much of the past decade at the forefront of expanding opportunities in the tech world for women, African Americans, Latinos and other minorities.

Is the Solar Boom Coming to an End?

Aug 4, 2015

Solar efficiency has gone up and production prices have gone down combined with the fact that credits for solar will soon be drastically reduced means the payback time for most residential solar investment is four or five years.

California Is Ahead of the Game as Obama Releases Clean Power Plan

Aug 4, 2015

California officials said Monday that their existing climate change programs put the state on course to meet the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's new carbon-dioxide emissions target years ahead of schedule.

RFI: CMIPS Maintenance and Operations

Aug 3, 2015

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UC San Diego, UC Berkeley to Lead Development of West Coast Big Data ‘Freeway’

Aug 3, 2015

Two of California’s premier public universities will use a $5 million grant from the National Science Foundation to establish a high-capacity “freeway” capable of moving data 1,000 times faster than what can be done today

Tech Industry Issues Cybersecurity Recommendations to the White House

Aug 3, 2015

The Information Technology Alliance for Public Sector (ITAPS) offered a comprehensive set of recommendations in response to the breach at the Office of Personnel Management that exposed personal information of an estimated 21 million current and former...

New System Helps DMV Deal with Rush of Driver’s License Applicants

Aug 3, 2015

A new document verification program at the California DMV is helping put a stop to fraudulent identification cards and drivers’ licenses.

NWN Solutions Providing Security Compliance Consulting for FI$Cal

Aug 3, 2015

The Financial Information System for California (FI$Cal) recently purchased $1.5 million of IT security consulting services from NWN Solutions through a master service agreement. “NWN will be providing services that will be utilized to enhance

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