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The Illinois IT Trainee Program, offering full-time paid training and a competitive salary, has snagged the attention of aspiring tech professionals, with thousands of people vying for a handful of positions.
Samantha Sendrowski outlines her approach to AI, learning from her peers, and the advantages and challenges of managing systems in New England's second largest city.
The Illinois Senate has voted to make the appointments of the state CIO and Secretary of the Department of Innovation and Technology Sanjay Gupta, as well as Deputy CIO and Secretary Brandon Ragle, official.
The seasoned former CIO of one of the largest cities in the country will take his three decades of federal and local tech know-how and share it as an executive partner for the global company.
In 15 years as CIO and director of Information Technology Services, his work was foundational to internal areas like information security — but also to resident-facing services like 311 and free Wi-Fi.
The Chicago City Council has confirmed Nick Lucius as CIO to spearhead strategy for the just-created Department of Technology and Innovation. Lucius has a background in law and data science.
Tyson Morris, the former chief information officer in Chattanooga, Tenn., is the new CIO for the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority. He’ll guide it through application upgrades and digital transformation work.
From digital inclusion to AI innovation, we take a closer look at Government Technology’s honorees in the 23rd year of its annual awards. In conversation with editorial staff, we focus on the work of five particular leaders.
The U.S. Department of Labor has released guidance for employers and developers amid the rapid advancement of artificial intelligence. Several focus on protecting and empowering staff.
Former CTO Matt Van Syckle has taken a new job with private-sector firm KWR Strategies LLC. An interim CTO has been named as the state looks to fill the role.
A new claims portal is in place and call center upgrades are ongoing as state officials make large-scale changes to the technology behind Employment Development Department services. Next up: an RFP to replace the mainframe.
The city of Cleveland is expanding the chief innovation and technology officer position to oversee data and 311 services. The revised position was posted shortly after the city launched its first open data portal.
Natalie Evans Harris, the state’s new chief data officer, brings nonprofit and public-sector experience to the job. Jason Silva leaves the Department of Transportation to become the deputy chief technology officer of platform services.
David Johnson, a veteran state staffer who became executive director of the Department of Information Technology Services in November 2020, will retire in June. A search for his replacement is underway.
The state of Indiana has implemented a tool called Pivot, which leverages artificial intelligence to support job seekers by unveiling potential career paths personalized to their career goals. Later this year, it will begin to take on other tasks.