Matt Williams was previously the news editor of Govtech.com, and is now a contributor to Government Technology and Public CIO magazines. He also is the managing editor of TechWire, a sister publication to Government Technology.
Sacramento, Calif.'s Innovation Hub Finds New Life
August 05, 2016 - When the Sacramento Regional Technology Alliance folded last fall, one effort the organization abandoned was the region's state-designated innovation hub, called the iHub. Local stakeholders are now working to reinvigorate the region's innovation cluster.
California Innovation Lab Open for Business
August 01, 2016 - The state's innovation lab is a sandbox within the state's private cloud where public-sector developers can experiment with, share and reuse open source code and technology in a secure environment.
Amy Tong Named Permanent California CIO
June 30, 2016 - California Gov. Jerry Brown announced that Amy Tong will serve on a permanent basis as the state's chief information officer after taking over when Carlos Ramos retired earlier this year.
Can Agile Development Change the Culture of Public-Sector Procurement?
June 13, 2016 - Companies are competing to be selected for California's pool of agile developers. One developer hopes openness will improve its chances.
Sacramento, Calif., Outlines City-Funded Innovation Strategy
June 06, 2016 - Mayor Kevin Johnson announced new initiatives from Sacramento's city government to support business creation, job growth and innovation as dozens of local coders gathered Saturday at The Hacker Lab co-working space in Midtown to participate in the National Day of Civic Hacking.
California's Digital Innovation and Technology Engagement Office to Enhance Digital Services Delivery
May 20, 2016 - The initiative will look at implementing agile and lean business processes to quickly deliver IT solutions, and open data also will be a core component.
California Launches Redesigned, Dynamic Web Portal
May 10, 2016 - One of the project's goals was to design the website so it takes fewer clicks for a user to find information.
California Seeks Chief Data Officer
April 20, 2016 - Although an official announcement hasn't yet come from the Governor's Appointment Office, a job posting is inviting candidates to apply for the position of Chief Data Officer, which would report directly to the secretary of the Government Operations Agency.
Sacramento, Calif., Launches 'Massive' Innovation Fund, Recruits Interim Innovation Officer
March 25, 2016 - As Mayor Kevin Johnson's interim chief innovation officer, Abhi Nemani is helping Sacramento figure out what to do with the funding approved by the mayor and City Council.
March 23, 2016 - Ronald Ralph, Tom Lupo, John Laird, Rita Gass, Tim Garza, Phil Minas