CIO Fred Brittain discusses why despite an influx of funds from the federal government, Maine’s topography and demographics make getting high-speed Internet to everyone easier said than done.
As governments navigate the return to in-person work — or not — leaders must make deliberate efforts to make sure staff feel engaged and valued regardless of where they’re working from.
NASCIO Midyear wraps up with a look at the new reality of part remote, part in-person work, as well as an exploration of the massive gains in digital service delivery during the pandemic.
Acknowledging a surge in “malicious traffic” a few weeks ago, Maine Chief Information Officer Fred Brittain outlines his layered strategy for managing cyberthreats in his small state.
State commissioners, who sit on the governor's cabinet and lead executive-level agencies, have approved CIO Fred Brittain's proposal to reorganize IT operations under the Office of the Chief Information Officer.
After Maine elected a new governor in November, longtime IT leader Jim Smith stepped down as CIO. Now the state has a new CIO in Fred Brittain, who spent more than two decades with the University of Maine system.