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Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker has appointed Sanjay Gupta to the role of state CIO. Gupta brings both private- and public-sector IT experience to the role formerly held by Jennifer Ricker, who stepped down in January.
At the NASCIO Midyear conference in May, states CIO outlined in what cases they would consider outsourcing IT work and how to maintain control over tasks sent out of house.
As technology gets smarter, it brings with it a new set of problems for the people and systems entrusted to protect constituent data. We asked state CIOs where their states are on the path to privacy.
Facebook app owner Meta Platforms has revealed plans to chop at least 1,100 more Bay Area jobs, a disquieting series of layoffs that are poised to deal a fresh jolt to the region’s wobbly tech sector.
Longtime Maricopa County IT leader Richard McHattie will fill the role left open when former CIO Ed Winfield retired earlier this year. McHattie brings more than 15 years worth of public-sector experience to the role.
The 25-year cybersecurity expert, currently the security leader for the state elections board, plans to strengthen the IT department's cyber maturity via deeper collaboration with local, state and federal partners.
The former deputy CIO has been serving as acting CIO since mid-March. Martin stepped up following the resignation of former CIO Rick Napolitano, who led the county's IT operations for eight years.
In two California localities, the city of Fresno and Merced County, partnerships with a private company have helped to create an ecosystem that enables the advancement of digital equity initiatives.
The industry’s latest financial reports and other information show the ongoing rise of cloud computing and payments. But amid the growth lurk worries about real and potential hurdles for gov tech.
Plus, Ohio launches a workforce program to support broadband deployment, New York aims to improve digital literacy for older adults, and more.
John Petrozzelli takes over after Stephanie Helm stepped down from the director position in January. He brings cybersecurity experience from his time in the Air Force, FBI and private sector.
Interim CISO John Israel has been chosen to lead Minnesota's cybersecurity operations long term as the IT department works to build a statewide operations plan. Israel has more than 25 years of experience.
Jacqueline Bobo was named interim CIO for Milwaukee County, Wis., this month, while the county's prior CIO, Lynn Fyhrlund, announced he was leaving for a similar position with San Bernardino County, Calif.
New research suggests that when government agencies include diversity, equity and inclusion in the hiring process, it can improve hiring outcomes across federal, state and local governments.
The cloud computing service for public agencies will tap the expertise of retired generals, a former governor and a CIA engineer to help clients build digital tools. Projects have focused on data and wildlife protection.