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.
California Department of Technology Appoints Chris Cruz as Chief Deputy Director of Operations
May 15, 2015 - Cruz becomes CalTech's No. 2 executive, replacing Ron Hughes, who retired from public service last summer.
March 24, 2015 - CIO, Department of Health Care Services, California
Hard-Won Experience: Lessons from America’s Biggest Disasters and Emergencies
August 29, 2014 - Public officials who've been at the center of response and recovery efforts reminisce on what went wrong and right, what works and what doesn't, and how their experiences might be useful for others.
How San Francisco Plans to Reinvigorate Its Open Data Program
August 15, 2014 - A new strategic plan aims to institutionalize open data in San Francisco.
San Diego County to Modernize Criminal Case Management System
August 15, 2014 - The new system will provide real-time updates, data transfers, data exchanges and alerts to more than 50 agencies.
Is a Vendor Performance Scorecard in California’s Future?
August 12, 2014 - A State Technology Vendor Performance Task Force is discussing how the scoring system would be weighted among competencies such as project management, system development life cycle, vendor performance and contract fulfillment.
Tech Sector Elevates California’s Economy to No. 8 in the World
July 08, 2014 - In an analysis by Steve Levy, director of the Center for Continuing Study of the California Economy, technology, trade and tourism are leading the state's economy forward.
Florida Seems Poised to Bring Back its State CIO’s Office — Will it Work this Time?
May 16, 2014 - State agencies, local governments and the companies that provide services to Florida are waiting to see what will emerge from new legislation that aims to create an Agency for State Technology, replacing the defunct Agency for Enterprise Information Technology.
7 Ways to Innovate Government IT
March 03, 2014 - Seven ingredients to tip the balance toward innovation in your organization.
Covered California -- 2014 GT Top 25 Winner
February 25, 2014 - Peter V. Lee, executive director, California Health Benefit Exchange; David Maxwell-Jolly, former chief deputy executive
director for strategy, California Health Benefit Exchange; Karen Ruiz, CalHEERS project director California Health Benefit Exchange; Juli Baker, chief technology officer, California Health Benefit Exchange