TechCA member companies collaborated over the past months to develop recommendations for government agencies to consider in ongoing modernization efforts. Ranging from many of the world’s most recognizable brands to small consulting firms, the industry provided input in five main areas that illustrate opportunities to have wide-ranging impacts by relatively easy and modest investment in both resources and staff time.
Veteran technology executive Jenifer Mojonnier has joined TechCA as a business development manager. With more than 26 years of experience working in the technology industry, Mojonnier brings a wealth of knowledge and perspective to this new role, which includes growing the membership of California’s first-and-only statewide technology association based in the state capital.
TechCA hosted Spring Symposium 2021 on April 28 featuring a keynote address by State CIO Amy Tong and fireside chats with newly appointed CDT executives including State Chief Technology Innovation Officer Rick Klau, Chief Technology Officer Liana Bailey-Crimmins, and Deputy CIO and Chief Deputy Director Russ Nichols. Watch the two-hour session.
Two California department CIOs will participate in a roundtable discussion hosted by Enterprise Networking Solutions, Inc. and Rubrik to talk about ransomware and disaster recovery initiatives in state government and other galactic empires.
Join California state officials and the technology industry for a morning of presentations and panel discussions on the Golden State’s future in technology and innovation.
Hosted by TechCA on March 16, watch this special briefing with Leah McGrath, Executive Director for StateRAMP and Noah Brown, CISO for Knowledge Services as they provide an overview of how StateRAMP aims to provide a common method for cloud security for state and local governments and their providers.
TechCA CEO Jennifer Saha issued the following statement on Michael Wilkening leaving his position as Special Advisor to Gov. Newsom on innovation and digital services:
Please Join Us! Let’s all stay connected during this tough time. If you’d like to catch up with fellow gov tech industry folks, please join this TechCA virtual happy hour ZOOM on Thursday, November 19, 2020 at 4:30PM. RSVP to attend here: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZMvd-2orTouG9Qcug0F9wqeVrrQUNdsMkCK.
The California Department of Technology (CDT) is working on a new state technology strategy to be released on January 15, 2021, according to Chief Strategist Justin Cohan-Shapiro, who recently joined the department after working in the Governor's Office. The announcement was made at CDT's vendor forum that included 280 attendees representing the technology industry and state government.
Please join TechCA’s Legislative Committee on Nov. 16 at 1 pm for its meeting to gather the industry input and prepare for the upcoming legislative session.