CDT to Host Forum on GenAI Procurement Guidelines

CDT to Host Forum on GenAI Procurement Guidelines
The California Department of Technology (CDT) will host a forum on Tuesday, June 25th to discuss new policies, processes, and guidelines outlined in the State of California GenAI Guidelines for Public Sector Procurement Uses and Training document. This forum is designed to help CDT's vendor community understand and prepare for the state's GenAI procurement guidelines ...

AI Oversight Measures Advance at State Capitol

AI Oversight Measures Advance at State Capitol
Several AI-related measures pending at the State Capitol have advanced, moving closer to the governor's desk for approval, including Senate Bill 1047 by Senator Scott Wiener (D-San Francisco) which proposes to create the Safe and Secure Innovation for Frontier Artificial Intelligence Models Act. With amendments to the bill, the Assembly Privacy & Consumer Protection Committee ...

Jason Lally Appointed State Chief Data Officer

Jason Lally Appointed State Chief Data Officer
Gov. Gavin Newsom announced on Thursday that Jason Lally, of San Francisco, has been appointed Chief Data Officer at the California Office of Data and Innovation within the Government Operations Agency. Lally has been the Deputy Director for Data Engineering and Services at the same office since 2022 ...

Fredrick Gomez Appointed AIO for California Department of Food and Agriculture

Fredrick Gomez Appointed AIO for California Department of Food and Agriculture
Fredrick Gomez has been named the new Agency Information Officer for the California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA). Gomez brings over 24 years of experience in government IT programs within the State of California to his new role ...