Workforce & People
The winners of Government Technology's Top 25 Doers, Dreamers and Drivers awards for 2023 are a group of IT and other professionals pushing the limits of what it means to do the people's business.
McGough, who replaces Josh McGee, has worked for two decades on the state’s technology programs, rising through the ranks. He will now focus on such tasks as improving data structure and security for Arkansas.
The Washington, D.C., Department of Corrections has implemented a pilot program to help individuals who are incarcerated gain access to cloud certifications that will help ensure they earn living wages upon their release.
The Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act portal will help businesses file notice of layoffs in a more streamlined way while also providing workers more time to transition into new employment, Gov. Kathy Hochul's office said.
Colorado Office of Information Technology's Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Senior Manager Sarah Consuelo Hernandez on her approach to human-centered design, increasing diversity in IT and making a lasting impact.
New state CIO and CDO Brian Tardiff aims to make constituent services more efficient, upskill the workforce, modernize systems and enhance cybersecurity. The state is also actively recruiting for its next CISO.
Former AZ deputy CISO — now interim CISO — Ryan Murray talks whole-of-state defense, election security and building the cyber workforce — and how strong collaborations underpin it all.
Wassel takes over as head of FirstNet after a 34-year career with the Department of Defense, where he founded the Global Public Safety Communications Working Group.
Brian Tardiff has been tapped as the permanent replacement for Bijay Kumar, who left the CIO and chief digital officer post in September 2022. He comes with experience as state IT department chief of staff and CISO.
State CIO Angelo “Tony” Riddick has announced his forthcoming resignation from the role after serving more than two years with the state. He will step down at the end of the month.
Watch for transportation agencies and departments to begin looking beyond the cadre of civil engineers as they tackle social equity and previously unrealized challenges like extreme weather.
The rapid rise of artificial intelligence in the hiring process is behind a new proposal that would set up a framework that would require HR departments to test their AI recruitment tools for bias.
The state of Indiana is working to improve its workforce through a collaborative effort that spans across the public, nonprofit, private and education sectors to meet evolving workforce needs.
In a tech industry roiled by waves of layoffs, many companies have dangled generous sums of severance pay, but to get it, some employees must sign agreements that include a non-disparagement clause.
The Center for Digital Government’s Beyond the Beltway event returned in person to the Washington, D.C., area, where industry members gathered for a forecast on 2023 state and local government technology spending.
The U.S. Department of Education’s “Raise the Bar” initiative aims to use investment, localized partnerships and awareness campaigns to expand access to high-quality career and technical education programs.