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Workforce and People

Stories about the coverage of the people behind state and local government IT service delivery, employment trends and strategies. Includes reporting on automation and other forces impacting IT personnel development.

CIO Tarek Tomes discusses the guiding principles of his strategy for Minnesota IT Services, the rollout of the state's streamlined benefits portal and how putting citizen experience first drives digital equity.
Laid-off employees who have been here on temporary work visas may be forced to leave the U.S. if they aren’t rehired in 60 days, leaving hundreds and possibly thousands of workers scrambling for jobs.
Tech leaders keep talking about building cyber talent, so what can we learn from looking back at talented teams from the past in cybersecurity and basketball.
As public-sector technology advances, so are the hiring practices of state and local government agencies, many of whom now consider more than just advanced degrees when looking for top talent.
Gov. Gavin Newsom on Thursday filled a key opening in state technology leadership with the appointment of a new deputy state chief information officer in Jared Johnson, as well as four other senior-level officials.
Chief information officers sit at the top of each state's leadership and shape policy, purchasing decisions and hiring practices. Government Technology has analyzed data on hundreds of CIOs since 1994 to see what trends emerge.
Chief information officers, security officers, data officers. States, cities, counties. All year we track the public-sector tech leadership changes across the country. Here's who went where in 2022.
GT's most-read stories from January and February 2022 covered the roll out of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, expanded definitions of remote work in government and our seventh annual GovTech 100.
Millions in New York state grants will go toward research facilities, programs and infrastructure at institutions such as Long Island University, Farmingdale State College and Stony Brook University.
Incarcerated individuals in some Texas prisons will no longer have to wait until their release to learn how to use the latest technology — like smartphones and other communications tools — through a newly formed program.