Workforce & People
CTO Chris Rein discusses the work of adjusting to a fast-evolving tech environment, as well as the progress his state has made on identity access and management, mainframe as a service and data sharing.
As the state of South Dakota works to transform outdated IT systems, enhance cybersecurity and explore emerging technologies, state IT leadership is keeping the citizens’ experience at the heart of these efforts.
Denis Goulet plans to build up his state’s privacy, potentially using its cybersecurity program as a model. New Hampshire may also bring its popular “.Gov In a Box” offering to more local entities.
The creation of a new position in Indianapolis highlights an emerging trend of recruiting employees with technical data skills to focus on DEI initiatives. But can agencies successfully fill the roles and develop robust programs?
Just over a year since the launch of Atlanta’s new Office of Technology and Innovation, city tech leaders reflect on the role of the office in the city's work to build a broader technology ecosystem.
Following the lead of Nevada and other states, two state senators say they will introduce a bill giving the state CIO a seat at the cabinet table. The move comes amid growing concerns about cybersecurity.
Ashley Bloom, the state's first chief IT accessibility officer, shared that she is approaching the role with the mindset that accessibility should be integrated into all of the state's IT work.
In the job for just more than three years, Askins now has a job with a telecommunications firm based in the South. Among the issues he has tackled are artificial intelligence, cybersecurity and data migration.
CISO Michael Makstman explains what it takes to secure San Francisco, how the city is approaching generative AI and the importance of sharing information in the Coalition of City CISOs.
To develop organizational maturity in an IT agency, leaders must foster a culture of continuous improvement and create a safe space for staff to try new ideas.
Williams, a veteran of Louisiana state government and technology operations, takes over for one of the longest serving state CIOs in the country. Howze left that job earlier this year.
Jill Fraser, who was serving as the interim chief information security officer after the departure of Ray Yepes, has been selected to serve as the state's permanent CISO. She brings more than a decade of experience in a similar role.
On the heels of a recent report from the state’s AI Task Force, Gov. Kevin Stitt is advocating for the removal of human workforce redundancies in favor of artificial intelligence systems.