Workforce & People
Coming to IT from the field of archaeology about 20 years ago, the University of Arizona's CISO Lanita Collette has prioritized human-centered organization, training and effective management in cybersecurity.
Federal climate policy focused on areas like renewable energy and energy efficiency could bring 5,200 jobs to rural Kansas, according to research. Rural America in general would benefit from such policy.
The Colorado Governor’s Office of Information Technology is looking for its next chief information security officer. Deborah Blyth will remain in the position until Aug. 13 before rejoining the private sector.
Utah Gov. Spencer Cox has appointed Department of Human Services Director Christopher Bramwell as the state’s first Department of Government Operations privacy officer. He will focus on protecting residents’ personal data.
Loter is temporarily replacing Saad Bashir until the next mayor appoints a permanent CTO. While in the role, Loter plans to focus on supporting a hybrid workforce, employee soft skill training and equity.
Chief information officer Peter Wallace, who oversees central IT for Virginia Beach, Va., discusses responding to crises, working toward digital equity and the benefits of data sharing.
As governments navigate the return to in-person work — or not — leaders must make deliberate efforts to make sure staff feel engaged and valued regardless of where they’re working from.
Hudson, McDonald's and White Castle are just a few companies taking steps toward an automated workforce. The transition raises privacy concerns and questions about what it will ultimately mean for the workforce.
It was announced this week that Aleine Cohen was tapped to be the first deputy chief information officer of Delaware’s Department of Technology. She has been with the state for more than six years.
The National Cyber Scholarship Foundation is aggressively expanding its CyberStart game intiatives to entice undiscovered talent toward cybersecurity positions and address top-tier skill gaps.
A U.S. House hearing last week heard testimony from experts who underlined the disconnect between federal, state and local IT as well as how leadership can stall efforts to improve digital user experience and cybersecurity.
Central New Mexico Community College is exporting its Deep Dive Coding and Technology boot camps, offering them as a template for other colleges to launch their own tech workforce development courses.
Following controversy and the resignation of two police officers, the city has approved a contract with a California-based background investigation to improve its background check and hiring process.
The three former state leaders join three other state CIOs at AWS, which has been showing increased interest in government lately — along with other tech giants such as Google, Microsoft and Salesforce.
Detroit CIO Beth Niblock is headed to Washington, D.C., to serve as CIO for the Department of Housing and Urban Development. Her successor will be Art Thompson, the city’s public safety IT and cyber security director.
Mark Breunig, Alaska's chief information security officer, quietly left the position last month to take on a new role as a cybersecurity adviser for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.