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Turning old office buildings into housing is hardly new, but expected cutbacks in office rentals as companies adapt to remote work prompted by the pandemic have spurred new interest in doing so among landlords.
Local employers — such as the Tennessee Valley Authority, Unum, Cigna and Freightwaves — have shifted their Chattanooga offices to mostly remote and hybrid work, and are allowing many workers to do their jobs at home.
U.S. Sen. Jerry Moran announced the $750,000 educational grant for the Friends University cybersecurity program last week. The grant funding will go toward scholarships, technology and equipment.
A week after taking over as chief technology officer for the Georgia Technology Authority, Dmitry Kagansky shared his vision for the agency and how he hopes to optimize state IT across the board.
Heidi Norman explains Pittsburgh’s agency-level data coordinator system and how they’re modernizing the city’s legacy IT infrastructure and learning from academic and nonprofit partners.
Kelly, who just finished his third year as the state’s chief data officer, announced his plans to retire from the Department of Information Resources. His last day with the agency is Sept. 16.
When asked what they’d invest in if funding were no object, many state chief information officers gave the same answer: hiring more people and developing current staff.
The short answer, according to industry experts, is yes, it can. In fact, some states are already expanding their broadband workforces with the help of new federal and state government funding.
Chief Information Security Officer Brian Tardiff will take the helm in an interim capacity, as Kumar makes his return to the private sector. The state will conduct a nationwide search for a permanent replacement.
Dmitry Kagansky, the state's first chief cloud officer, has been named as the replacement for longtime Chief Technology Officer Steve Nichols. Nichols stepped down last month for a private-sector role.
Wittenburg brings three decades of experience to the North Carolina city, which lost its CIO to Texas earlier this year. His four years as Tempe CIO included digital equity and data transparency work.
John Quinn, head of Vermont’s Agency of Digital Services, has announced his impending departure from the role after five years, and will be taking on a position in the private sector with Government Sourcing Solutions.
The Federal Reserve Bank of New York surveyed service sector and manufacturing firms about remote work, and how it is affecting them, asking primarily about the impact it has on productivity.
In a brave new world of hybrid work — or not — IT leaders rethink what it means to work for the public sector and what investments are needed to keep everyone connected.
The East Bay city has hired its inaugural chief information security officer in Miriam Mehari. Mehari joined the city in 2005 and most recently served as an information systems administrator.