In what has proven to be a most regrettable decision, former California Governor Jerry Brown back in 2012 foolishly eliminated the State CIO agency from his cabinet, and in the process returned the state’s IT management to a failed organizational structure of the past.
For almost a decade, the California Department of Technology (CDT) has hosted an annual event, usually in December, to provide the vendor community with valuable information on how their companies can partner with the State of California. Needless to say, it has become a very popular occasion for vendors seeking to determine specifics on California’s multi-billion dollar budget for the upcoming year.
California Gov. Gavin Newsom announced that state CIO Amy Tong has been appointed Director at the California Office of Digital Innovation.
California CIO Amy Tong this week unveiled a state IT modernization plan, creation of a new technology innovation office, and a series of broadband initiatives at the California Department of Technology’s (CDT) annual Vendor Day program.