Workforce & People
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.
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.
Jon Rogers, Indiana's director of strategic workforce planning, describes the State Earn and Learn program, which recruits participants from diverse backgrounds to spend a year at the Office of Technology and learn on the job.
Maricopa County, Ariz., CIO Ed Winfield is set to retire in early March, leaving CISO Lester Godsey to take over in a temporary capacity. The selection of a permanent replacement hinges on the county finding its next manager.
Chris Inglis, the first national cyber director, has officially left the position. Principal Deputy National Cyber Director Kemba Walden will step in as acting director.
After leading IT operations in California’s capital city for more than nine years, Maria MacGunigal has announced that she will depart the position April 14. The search for her replacement has already begun.
A new report from the National Skills Coalition used data from 43 million online job postings to assess digital skills demand. The findings reveal that the vast majority of jobs now require some type of digital skills.
With tech in a prolonged phase of magical thinking, its metaphorical drift has paralleled a physical migration into Los Angeles, where Silicon Valley companies have lately entrenched themselves.
Gov. Gavin Newsom this week announced that Nolwenn Godard, a technology executive with a lengthy private-sector resume, would take over as the new director of the Office of Data and Innovation.
Megan Clarke, former CIO for the city of Burbank, Calif., took over King County’s IT Department in January. She replaced David Mendel, who was with the county for 17 years before serving as interim CIO.
Government technology companies, along with state and local governments, have a large pool of candidates thanks to workers recently shed by Amazon, Google and others. What are the best ways to approach this opportunity?