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.
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.
Kyle Keyser was promoted from Director of our Government Solutions division to Vice President of the same division. "Kyle has proven himself to be an action based leader! He puts his customers and his team at the forefront of his leadership and is the right person to lead Direct Technology to grow its presence in [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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.
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.