How Minnesota is Building a Solutions Centric IT Workforce

State CIO Tom Baden talks about workforce retirement, recruitment and realignment.

by / July 24, 2015

Like most states, Minnesota rapidly is losing experienced IT staff members to retirement. In this interview from Government Technology’s Minnesota Digital Government Summit, state CIO Tom Baden talks about how he’s coping with the retirement wave and, at the same time, transitioning his organization toward a solution-centric future. Part of the answer, he says, is hiring employees without traditional IT backgrounds.