CDT Connect: Executive Messages

OTech Tunes Up Services: Learn More at the Forum

OTech Tunes Up Services: Learn More at the Forum

  Scott MacDonald, Deputy State Chief Technology Officer  October 5, 2022 – At OTech, we know how important it is to invest in the right tools for the job and your feedback helps us make sure we’re offering what you need most. We’ve been hard at work over the...

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Switch to Online Increased Public Employee Learning

Switch to Online Increased Public Employee Learning

By Brenda Bridges Cruz Deputy Director, Office of Professional Development   August 3, 2022 – As we continue to build a first-rate training program, we keep in mind the important lesson that problems are meant to be overcome and there’s always an opportunity to...

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Welcome to CDT Connect: OTech Edition

Welcome to CDT Connect: OTech Edition

Liana Bailey-Crimmins State CIO and CDT Director July 13, 2022 – Welcome to the inaugural issue of CDT Connect: OTech Edition. As state CIO and CDT director I want to welcome you to our new, quarterly newsletter designed to enhance our communication, a top priority...

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Finding Purpose in Public Service

Finding Purpose in Public Service

May 18, 2022 – More than 235,000 state employees work every day to support California’s nearly 40 million residents. During the first week in May, CDT celebrated Public Service Recognition Week to acknowledge the commitment and dedication of public servants...

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Code for America: Leading the Field

Code for America: Leading the Field

May 3, 2022 – Just in time for Public Service Recognition Week, CDT’s Rick Klau and Phoebe Peronto talk about innovation, motivation, and building a digital-first government that is accessible and people centered.   Read More   From Code for America Summit...

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Bug Bounty Hunters Capture Security Risks

Bug Bounty Hunters Capture Security Risks

By Vitaliy Panych, California State CISO February 16, 2022 — California is using crowdsourced testing to find vulnerabilities in state apps to stop security breaches before they happen. The state offers a financial incentive, known as a “bug bounty” to encourage...

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