West Virginia Chief Information Officer Josh Spence will be departing to a role in the private sector later this month. He will be replaced by another executive from the West Virginia Office of Technology.
West Virginia CIO Josh Spence describes the problem of letting buzzwords get in the way of tech’s utility, plus how his state is using artificial intelligence for fraud detection.
The state’s “data center 2.0” project is aimed at upgrading infrastructure to make it more secure and resilient. It will also provide a critical foundation for future plans to take advantage of cloud technologies.
West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice has outlined his billion-dollar strategy to bring broadband access to underserved parts of the state. At least 200,000 homes and businesses are expected to benefit.
Next month, West Virginia Chief Technology Officer Joshua Spence will be recognized as the state chief information officer. Spence said the title change represents a larger strategic vision for the state.
As students and their families wait for better Internet at home, West Virginia has deployed hundreds of new Wi-Fi access points in facilities across all of its counties that any student can use.
West Virginia CTO Josh Spence on why tech chiefs need to be cautious when taking on new projects if they do not serve a greater purpose for the organization, and how that plays into the state’s resiliency.