Workforce & People
After the successful shift to remote work for many government agencies in 2021, the public sector has begun to weigh the benefits of hybrid work environments and reassess hiring practices.
After working with the North Carolina county for nearly three decades, former CIO and current Area Manager of Innovation Debbie Brannan has accepted a position with digital service and payment facilitator PayIt.
CIO Alan Cunningham stepped down Nov. 26, after his job responsibilities “totally changed,” he says. He tells GovTech the IT department struggled with limited resources, overwork and restrictive policies.
St. Louis Mayor Tishaura O. Jones has appointed Simon Huang as the city’s new chief technology officer. He will bring both public- and private-sector experience when he begins work in this position on Dec. 1.
From state errors that caused overpayments to limitations that have prevented some people from getting benefits, many citizens in Michigan are facing a bureaucratic nightmare with the state unemployment system.
Former Boston Innovation and Technology Department chief of staff Alex Lawrence returns to city government — and to the department — as interim CIO on the heels of David Elges’ departure.
Elges announced that he will be leaving city service later this month after three years in the position. His impending departure comes on the heels of the election of a new Mayor Michelle Wu.
New Mexico Gov. Lujan Grisham has named Matt Schmit the broadband adviser of the state’s recently formed Office of Broadband Access and Expansion to coordinate broadband efforts across the state.
Making state history, Maryland now has a chief privacy officer in Laura Gomez-Martin and a chief data officer in Patrick McLoughlin. The appointments were announced yesterday by Gov. Larry Hogan.
At the NASCIO Annual conference, CIO Tracy Barnes outlined how Indiana IT is leading by example as they move applications to the cloud, as well as his plans for secure and efficient identity and access management.
The Miami-Dade Women's Fund, a nonprofit organization, launched a gender equity dashboard that highlights a recent increase in the pay gap between men and women in Miami-Dade County, Fla.
Plus, applications for the U.S. Digital Corps will open soon, the Knight Foundation makes a significant commitment to Detroit’s digital equity work, and Denice Ross is the new U.S. chief data scientist.
A new website launched by the Kentucky Chamber Foundation and Workforce Center helps job seekers and employers connect through an automated and intuitive system. The product replaces a less advanced site.
Michael Gregg has been appointed to the position of chief information security officer by CIO Shawn Riley. He had been serving in an interim capacity since the departure of former CISO Kevin Ford in September.
A recently formed diversity and inclusion council within Tennessee's Strategic Technology Solutions agency looks to address workplace diversity by creating a safe space for employees to discuss and learn about related issues.
With more than 23 years of IT leadership experience in North Carolina, Rob Main will work with CIO James Weaver to reinforce the state's cybersecurity programs and infrastructure as the state's new chief risk officer.