• By Published On: May 20, 2024

    The hearing on May 23rd is the first in a series that will present an overview of California’s efforts to incorporate AI into state government operations and outline best practices for future implementation.  Leaders from government, academia, and the tech industry will testify, including Amy Tong, Secretary of the California Government Operations Agency; Ed Abbo, President and Chief Technology Officer at C3.ai; Shane Witnov, Privacy and Policy Director at Meta; and Paige Bailey, Google’s GenAI Developer Relations Lead. 

California Names First Chief Digital Strategy Officer

California Names First Chief Digital Strategy Officer
The California Department of Technology announced Ivy Teng Lei as California’s first Chief Digital Strategy Officer, a new role that combines emerging technologies with digital strategies and policies ...

State Announces GenAI Pilot Partnerships with Five Vendors

State Announces GenAI Pilot Partnerships with Five Vendors
On May 9, the California Government Operations Agency (GovOps) announced that the state had chosen vendors in response to its first round of Requests for Innovation (RFI2), released earlier this year ...

Bhupinder Kaur Appointed CIO at Office of Energy Infrastructure Safety

Bhupinder Kaur Appointed CIO at Office of Energy Infrastructure Safety
The Office of Energy Infrastructure Safety (Energy Safety) has appointed Bhupinder Kaur to serve as its Chief Information Officer and oversee technology initiatives that support utility safety and wildfire risk mitigation.  ...

Transportation Agency Releases Strategic Plan Focused on People and Innovation

Transportation Agency Releases Strategic Plan Focused on People and Innovation
The California State Transportation Agency (CalSTA) released a comprehensive strategic plan for 2024-2026 last week. The plan outlines the agency’s vision, mission, core values, and strategic goals ...