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'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
California Names Amy Tong Acting State CIO
March 17, 2016 - CIO Carlos Ramos has announced that he will retire from public service at the end of March.
California CIO Carlos Ramos Leaving Position
March 16, 2016 - Under Ramos' leadership, California's Department of Technology launched its own private cloud in 2014, created a new project approval process and Project Management Office in 2015, and is testing vendor performance metrics in 2016.
California Government May Soon Take Advantage of Augmented Reality
February 05, 2016 - Dr. Gregory Curtin, founder and CEO of Civic Resource Group, said there are already "profound" use cases for AR in the public sector.
Longtime Tech Advocate Reflects on Achievements, Procurement Reform
December 22, 2015 - Upon her retirement, influential IT industry advocate Carol Henton reflects on trends and accomplishments during her career working with state governments.
California Considers Launching a Data and Civic Innovation Lab
December 03, 2015 - The Deputy Director for the California Department of Technology is considering a statewide system that will allow for more flow of government data and an Innovation Lab to work on new strategies of how to take advantage of it.