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Top 10 State IT Contracts of Fiscal Year 2014-15

Jul 2, 2015

Looking back at the past fiscal year, here are the top 10 largest single state IT contracts as reported to the Department of General Services. For more data, visit our spending dashboard here: https://www.techwire.net/spending/

TechWire 2015 Mid-Year in Review: 16 Stories at the Halfway Point

Jul 2, 2015

With the year half gone, now is a good time to look in the rear-view mirror at the noteworthy stories that have made headlines on TechWire in 2015.

KPMG Awarded $1M Consulting Contract at Department of Child Support Services

Jul 2, 2015

Under the contract, which was procured last month through a Master Service Agreement, KPMG will develop and deliver a system modernization technology roadmap, including an actionable system maintenance plan, according to the department.

New Insurance Rule for Rideshare Drivers and Companies Goes into Effect

Jul 2, 2015

The California Department of Insurance is reminding ride-share drivers and companies such as Uber, Lyft and Sidecar that a new law effective July 1 requires them to carry liability insurance coverage. Under ridesharing legislation AB

Gov. Brown Faces Rough Road in Quest to Repair California’s Freeways

Jul 2, 2015

After years of neglect, state officials estimate it will cost $59 billion to fix the now-crumbling roads and freeways that Gov. Edmund G. “Pat” Brown championed more than five decades ago. And it’s up to his son, Gov. Jerry Brown, to find the money.

Senate Committee Passes Bills on Security Audits, E-Procurement

Jul 1, 2015

California would be required to do a cybersecurity assessment of all state agencies’ systems every two years and support electronic submission and management of IT contracts and bids, under two separate bills the Senate Committee on Governmental Organization passed on Monday.

California Smartphone Kill Switch Law Goes into Effect

Jul 1, 2015

The mandate comes from 2014 state legislation sponsored by State Sen. Mark Leno, D-San Francisco, and supported by San Francisco District Attorney George Gascon. The bill’s aim is to reduce the incentive to steal smartphones and use or resell them.

California Unveils One-Stop Portal for Business Creation, Development

Jul 1, 2015

The Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz) and the Department of Technology on Wednesday officially unveiled the California Business Portal, a one-stop website designed to make it easier for new and existing businesses to get the information they need to get off the ground and grow.

West Sacramento to Debut New 311 App on July 1

Jul 1, 2015

The city of West Sacramento is encouraging residents to download and use its new 311 app, called West Sacramento Connect. The app is available from PublicStuff, a provider of civic engagement apps and websites to

‘FresGO’ Touted as Digital Route to a Better City

Jul 1, 2015

City officials expect to soon be on the receiving end of thousands of digital requests for service, most accompanied by a photo of the offending object snapped by the sender.

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