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Wednesday, January 24, 2018
MISAC Members Join Mutual Recovery Effort in California Wildfires »
With the Thomas Fire still contained just weeks ago , this year’s catastrophic wildfire season has set new records for da...
Tuesday, January 23, 2018
City of Long Beach Technology and Innovation Department: At the Forefront of Government Technology »
While the City of Long Beach arguably is more well-known for its bustling seaport, a gateway to the Pacific Rim through wh...
Monday, January 22, 2018
Internal Consulting Skills Create IT Leaders »
In today’s dynamic workplace, internal consulting and other soft skills have gained importance, especially in information...
Sunday, January 21, 2018
MISAC Launches Speakers Bureau »
The Municipal Information Systems Association of California (MISAC) has launched a new speakers bureau through which organ...
Wednesday, December 20, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MISAC Speakers Bureau Leverages Collective Wisdom »
A U.S. Army and Air National Guard veteran who managed a staff of 40 and a $10 million budget for the Orange County Sanita...
Tuesday, October 31, 2017
MISAC Awards Recognize Outstanding Members »
MISAC Awards recognize outstanding member contributions that further MISAC goals and exemplify best practices.  ...
Monday, October 30, 2017
MuniTech Academy Offers Internal Consulting Skills Training »
Register now for virtual/online training in Internal Consulting Skills in four two-hour sessions:   · &...
Sunday, October 29, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
A Q&A with Amy Tong, Director and State Chief Information Officer, CA Department of Technology »
Governor Jerry Brown appointed Amy Tong as Director of the California Department of Technology (CDT) on June 30, 2016, aft...
Saturday, October 28, 2017
Annual Conference Recap »
  MISAC’s 16 th Annual Conference, IT’s a Team Sport, Oct. 1-4 at the Hyatt Regency Monterey Hotel and Sp...
Monday, October 9, 2017
Keeping Ready A Disaster Recovery Site »
Central Chapter Representative  Joyce Starosciak, Administrative Services Manager for the Sacramento Regional Fire/E...
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...

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