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General News
Monday, July 10, 2017
Civic Hacking: A Sustainable Resource for City Innovation »
Civic hacking is transforming how civic challenges are approached in cities throughout California. While the term hacking...
Sunday, July 9, 2017
MISAC’s Northern Chapter Members Experience Google’s Culture of Innovation On-Site at the Googleplex »
This spring, MISAC members from the Northern California chapter gathered at Google’s Executive Briefing Center to discuss...
Saturday, July 8, 2017
Connectivity Remains Question on IoT »
We have all seen the “vision videos” of a connected future: A businesswoman walks out of her modern home with a semi-trans...
Thursday, July 6, 2017
SB 649 Addresses Permitting for Small Cell Wireless Facilities »
On May 31, the California State Senate approved SB 649, a bill that would establish a statewide framework for the permitti...
Saturday, April 15, 2017
Budgeting and Long-Range Planning: Best Practices from Award Winners »
Annually, the Municipal Information Systems Association of California (MISAC) presents Awards for Excellence in Technology...
Friday, April 14, 2017
Data Breaches Could Cost Considerably More for California Public Agencies with AB 241 »
Measure AB 241, creating new requirements for public agencies in the event of a data breach, continues to move through the...
Thursday, April 13, 2017
MISAC’s Dennis Vlasich Addresses Regional Mayor’s Summit »
MISAC member Dennis Vlasich, Retired Information Technology Director for the City of Fontana, presented to more than 300 e...
Wednesday, April 12, 2017
Dronpocalypse – New Technology Crashes into City Government »
Drones or unmanned aerial vehicles ( UAVs) are pretty cool. They help us soar like a bird. We can watch them race on ESPN....
Tuesday, January 10, 2017
MISAC Expands Role at the League of California Cities »
MISAC’s November Board of Directors meeting took place at the League of California Cities office in Sacramento, demonstrat...
Monday, January 9, 2017
MISAC Members to Benefit from Enterprise Agreements for Software »
Software purchasing is changing, with vendors moving away from traditional, single-purchase software packages in favor of...
Sunday, January 8, 2017
MISAC Presents Awards for Excellence »
Each year the Municipal Information Systems Association of California (MISAC) awards outstanding member cities and special...
Saturday, January 7, 2017
MISAC Annual Conference Draws Record Attendees »
The MISAC Annual Conference, Securing IT’s Future: Today, Oct. 9­12, had...
Friday, September 2, 2016
MISAC Experiences Unprecedented Growth in 2016 »
MISAC membership continues to grow as more and more municipal IT professionals learn the value of the organization. From A...
Thursday, September 1, 2016
New DOJ Pawn Systems: Where is your City? »
The California Department of Justice has released the California Pawn & Secondhand Dealer System (CAPSS) that was outl...
Wednesday, August 31, 2016
MISAC Annual Conference Preview: How the Inland Regional Center Continued Operations in the Wake of »
Join Kurtis Franklin for a down-to-earth discussion about the operations of Inland Regional Center in the wake of last Dec...
Monday, August 29, 2016
MISAC Annual Conference Preview: The Outsourcing/Insourcing Debate »
Most municipal IT departments rely on internal talent. In fact, a recent study by Deloitte shows a trend towards IT insour...
Friday, May 20, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Ransomware on the Rise »
Ransomware attacks are on the rise, and local governments are in the criminals’ crosshairs. Ransomware is a type of malwar...
Wednesday, March 9, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Virtual/online ITIL Foundation course: April 26-28 »
Registration open for our virtual/online ITIL Foundation course: April 26-28, 2016 This virtual/online ITIL Fo...
Monday, January 11, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Complying with SB 272 »
When the State Legislature passed SB 272, California Public Records Act requirements for local governments were expanded a...
Friday, September 11, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Cyber Security Awareness Month »
October is Cyber Security Awareness month, which is sponsored by the Department of Homeland Security in partnership with t...
Thursday, September 10, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Disaster Recovery, Are You Ready? »
Industry experts estimate that the majority of local governments are not effectively backing up their data. Should a disas...
Tuesday, September 8, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Evaluating Your IT Department »
Last year, the International City/County Management Association published an article discussing effective evaluation of an...
Monday, August 3, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Announcing MuniTech Academy »
MuniTech Academy is now live! You have heard lately about a joint venture effort to expand the education/profession...
Monday, July 13, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Get Ready for Cyber Security Awareness Month »
This October marks the 12th Annual Cyber Security Awareness Month sponsored by the Department of Homeland Security in part...
Monday, July 13, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
The Life of a Chief Innovation Officer »
As Chief Innovation Officer at the City of Riverside, Lea Deesing oversees the Information Technology Department, which em...
Tuesday, April 7, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
The Police Chief’s Viewpoint: Technology »
Providing public safety services is a key mission of every city government, and technology is playing an ever-increasing r...
Tuesday, April 7, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Cyber Security: Surviving an Anonymous Attack »
Anonymous is an informal hacktivist/activist network operating worldwide. While there is no formal mission of the group, t...
Wednesday, January 7, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
MISAC City Manager Conference »
MISAC President Brian Lewton is speaking at the League of California Cities City Manager Conference in San Francisco on Ja...
Wednesday, January 7, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
MISAC Appointments »
MISAC’s own Joyce Starosciak was appointed to the California First Responder Network (CalFRN). Congratulations Joyce! ...
Wednesday, January 7, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Securing Levi’s Stadium with Technology »
When it was announced that the City of Santa Clara would be home to the new 49ers Stadium, the full service, charter city...
Friday, January 2, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Water System Reliability and the Role of IT Security »
Municipal IT professionals are charged with maintaining security for many different systems across various agencies, but p...
Friday, January 2, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
The City Manager’s Viewpoint: Technology »
MISAC sat down with Marcia Raines, City Manager of Millbrae. She is currently serving as President of the City Manager Dep...
Wednesday, October 15, 2014
MISAC Conference Wrap Up »
On behalf of the MISAC State Board, thank you to all who attended our 13 th  Annual Conference in Garden Grove. ...
Wednesday, March 5, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Minasi Training Feedback »
The Results are in!   Feedback from attendees of the Mark Minasi Windows Server 2012 training show th...
Friday, February 14, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Mark Minasi Bio »
MISAC is proud to announce that we've partnered with Mark Minasi to deliver Windows Server 2012 training classes in multip...

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