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Patrick Groves

Staff Writer

Patrick Groves was a staff writer for Government Technology from 2019 to 2020.

CIO, Asheville, N.C.
IT Director, Naperville Park District, Ill.
Arkansas officials named Joshua McGee as the new state chief data officer. McGee will retain his current professor position with the University of Arkansas and plans to apply academia data tools to state government.
The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency is helping connect software vendor RapidSOS with its 82 counties. The company's no-cost solution can relay a person's location to 911 dispatchers accurately to about 3 feet.
Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt has announced Jerry Moore, the director of IT applications, as the state's new chief information officer. Moore replaces CIO Bo Reese, who had served in the role since 2014.
After trying Internet voting for overseas voters, West Virginia is expanding the option to those with physical disabilities. But MIT researchers now say they’ve found worrying flaws in the app the state has been using.
The Nevada Department of Motor Vehicles has seen significant decreases in wait times for walk-in customers with the use of a lobby management tool that provides near-real-time data that allows staff to adjust to demand.
IT leaders from across California gathered at the 2020 Public Sector CIO Academy to learn how to mitigate the intrinsic risk of innovation. Experts advised identifying small solutions that over time result in big wins.
At the Public Sector CIO Academy, experts from the public and private sectors provided insight into what IT leaders need to think about when considering data collection and sharing aimed at benefiting residents' lives.
North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper announced Tuesday that state CIO Eric Boyette will serve as the next secretary of the Department of Transportation upon the retirement of current Secretary Jim Trogdon at the end of month.