Christy Quinlan, Acting Secretary of the CTA, accepted the award and explained to the summit participants the steps that were taken to improve operations statewide through the Infrastructure Consolidation Program. By improving the efficiency, effectiveness, agility, security and reliability of the state agency data processing operations, the CTA will save California taxpayers about $1.5 billion over five years according to estimates by legislative committees.
The IT Innovators award was announced and presented to the CTA by Gary Page, Consultant for the California Department of Education and Advisory Board Member of the WhyITNow.org initiative.
“In these tough economic times, California continues to lead the way in IT Innovation. I am pleased to recognize and honor the California Technology Agency for their commitment, excellence and service to residents of California” said Bill Cullifer, Executive Director Webprofessionals.org and Chair of the WhyITNow.org initiative.