Category: Government & Emergency Management

Needs Assessment Report finalized

Based on months of outreach to residents, government officials, schools, businesses, healthcare, and community-based organizations, the Digital Marin Needs Assessment Report was compiled to show the needs within Marin’s communities. The outreach process uncovered gaps that many people didn’t know existed and opened the door for collaboration between multiple entities. The Needs Assessment Report was … Continued

Needs Assessment Report open for public comment

Digital Marin is pleased to post the Needs Assessment Final Draft for public comment. The report is the culmination of extensive community outreach and leadership from the project’s Executive Steering Committee and Community Work Groups.  It will serve as a foundation for development of the strategic plan. The report includes Marin’s overall digital need statements, … Continued

Magellan Advisors holds Digital Marin briefing

On June 24, 2021 Magellan Advisors presented their findings to the Digital Marin project team and workgroup members. The report covered their findings and recommendations for consideration in creating the Digital Marin plan. Topics included: Marin’s current internet infrastructure and services An ongoing business model Governance structure to move the Strategic Plan forward to project … Continued

Marin Information Security Collaboration (MISC)

Cybersecurity attacks such as ransomware against government agencies, businesses, and individuals have become the norm.  Cybercriminals launch their attacks in an attempt to disrupt operations, obtain unauthorized access to information, and extort money for their own financial gain. To combat these threats, the County formed the Marin Information Security Collaboration (MISC) to share information security … Continued

Digital Marin holds workshop for all communities

On June 10, 2021, the Digital Marin project held a workshop for all communities together.  Liza Massey, CIO of Marin County led the meeting with help from Rebecca Woodbury, formerly from the City of San Rafael and current Digital Marin Volunteer. The group did two interactive polls and used Jamboard as a landing place for … Continued

Government and Emergency Management working group reviews findings

On April 27, 2021, the Government and Emergency Management working group held a meeting to review the findings of their outreach efforts. The core needs identified were: 6 Most Significant Needs (draft) High Speed Internet Everywhere! Digital Interconnectivity Leadership and Collaboration Digital Training More Resources Resiliency Watch the meeting Read the meeting notes and slides … Continued

Government and Emergency Management Working Group provides feedback on outreach

On January 14, 2020 the Government and Emergency Management Working Group met, facilitated by Michael Frank of Marin General Services Authority. Michael, along with Marin County CIO Liza Massey and Digital Marin volunteer Rebecca Woodbury, shared an overview of the Digital Marin project, the project’s goals, the role of the working group, and the approach for seeking outreach … Continued

Communities begin forming in December 2020

Digital Marin is a community-driven planning process. Part of the outreach process is to establish “communities of interest” groups for these general focus areas: Business & Economic Development Education Government & Emergency Management Healthcare & Community Based Organizations Internet / Communication / Technology Providers Planning, Transportation, Public Works Residents These groups will reach out to … Continued

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