Cloud & Computing
In 2022, leading states are breaking down information silos and assessing the data for more informed decision-making, and elevating efforts to keep all this data secure in a challenging cybersecurity environment.
The new platform will provide access to training mandated by the state as well as the Occupational Safety and Health Administration and other required training. It will also allow the department to track its training compliance.
Gov. Gavin Newsom recently signed one piece of tech legislation into law and has until Sept. 30 to sign or veto the other bills that have cleared the statehouse, including several related to IT and cybersecurity.
Butte County, Calif., officials have approved the purchase of a new land management tracking system with money from the $146.7 million Camp Fire settlement with Pacific Gas and Electric.
As CIO in Asheville, he moved the city to the cloud, expanded free high-speed Wi-Fi, boosted cybersecurity and built better relationships with residents. He joins a county that has recently won praise for its tech efforts.
As public agencies embrace real-time data and push computing out of the office and into the urban landscape, edge computing can handle all that information more quickly. But there’s more work to do.
The Fremont County Board of Commissioners voted to extend the emergency declaration that followed an Aug. 27 cyber attack against government systems. This is the second time commissioners have voted to extend the declaration.
Local employers — such as the Tennessee Valley Authority, Unum, Cigna and Freightwaves — have shifted their Chattanooga offices to mostly remote and hybrid work, and are allowing many workers to do their jobs at home.
A week after taking over as chief technology officer for the Georgia Technology Authority, Dmitry Kagansky shared his vision for the agency and how he hopes to optimize state IT across the board.
The audit, commissioned by the state, found that the Department of Labor paid between $441 million and $466 million in fraudulent unemployment claims between March of 2020 and March of 2022.
Kelly, who just finished his third year as the state’s chief data officer, announced his plans to retire from the Department of Information Resources. His last day with the agency is Sept. 16.
After struggling through the pandemic with an outdated unemployment system from the 1990s, the Oregon Employment Department has started the first phase of a replacement project. The new system won’t go live until 2024.
Chief Information Security Officer Brian Tardiff will take the helm in an interim capacity, as Kumar makes his return to the private sector. The state will conduct a nationwide search for a permanent replacement.
Dmitry Kagansky, the state's first chief cloud officer, has been named as the replacement for longtime Chief Technology Officer Steve Nichols. Nichols stepped down last month for a private-sector role.
Wittenburg brings three decades of experience to the North Carolina city, which lost its CIO to Texas earlier this year. His four years as Tempe CIO included digital equity and data transparency work.