Video: StateRAMP Briefing – March 16

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.

By |2021-03-24T05:26:54-07:00March 22nd, 2021|News, Video|

TechCA Small Business Committee Sets Priorities for 2021

The TechCA Small Business Committee met last week for the first time, kicking off its 2021 agenda for California’s technology association members. Association leadership has tapped Chad Hodges, EVP of Sacramento-based Enterprise Networking Solutions, Inc., to chair the Small Business Committee. We had a good turnout for the committee’s first meeting.

By |2021-02-17T15:29:09-08:00February 17th, 2021|Small Business Committee|

Get to Know Janet Haley, Legacy Upgrade Expert Joins Direct Technology

Janet Haley joins Direct Technology with a distinguished background in powerful solutions for government and a wealth of personal advice. Direct Technology is thrilled to welcome long-time state government expert Janet Haley to their Government Solutions team. Janet’s 20 years of experience include a robust resume of legacy system upgrades, business analysis, security assessments, fiscal [...]

By |2021-02-18T08:15:42-08:00February 8th, 2021|News|

Groundhog Day Special: How to Harness Data for Informed Predictions

We have better tools for forecasting than marmot meteorologists. Data is a guiding light for any public-sector entity. But without a strategy for putting your reams of information to work, you may as well ask a groundhog to predict your organization’s future. "Data without governance is useless," emphasizes Kyle Keyser, head of Direct Technology's Public [...]

By |2021-02-04T09:13:27-08:00February 4th, 2021|News|

TechCA Reaches First-Year Milestone!

TechCA reached its one-year milestone this month as California's first state capital based technology trade association.   Despite pandemic-related challenges, our nonprofit thrived with activity this year, holding more than 30 committee meetings, virtual social hours, industry forums, and Corporate Advisory Council meetings.

By |2021-01-07T17:30:20-08:00December 17th, 2020|News|

CDT to update state technology strategy in January

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.

By |2020-11-15T20:00:26-08:00November 15th, 2020|Case Study|