7 stories that shaped state tech in 2016
Innovation in Illinois, more cyberattacks, police body cameras and impending change at the White House leave their mark.
California's new CIO sketches out a unified cyber strategy in wake of scrutiny
Now that Amy Tong is taking the reins on a permanent basis for the state, she's laying out how she wants to overhaul its information security practices.
City tech execs hope new California CIO collaborates with local governments
New CIO Amy Tong should set up meetings between city tech leaders and state officials to find ways governments can work together, they said.
California governor appoints permanent CIO, chief data officer
Gov. Jerry Brown made Amy Tong’s role as state chief information officer permanent and appointed a new chief data officer for the state Thursday.
New Calif. CIO should emphasize cyber, collaboration — state tech leaders
As the state looks to replace former CIO Carlos Ramos, public and private sector leaders have their own ideas about what traits the new tech exec should have.
California launches new framework for tech projects
The framework offers tools and guidance to help officials keep IT projects on schedule and under budget.
California is first state to try for FedRAMP certification for cloud service
The state's IT department is hoping to earn the federal certification for its CalCloud service to show users it's committed to security.
California CIO to step down at end of March
State CIO Carlos Ramos is planning to leave the post he's held since 2011.
Importance of cloud to state IT shops only to increase, experts say
In the second episode of StateScoop Radio’s “Priorities” series, state IT execs and industry experts weigh in on the challenges and opportunities of moving services to the cloud.
How transitions, cyber and collaboration shaped 2015
Within a year, CIOs moved, the cyber threat loomed and state IT found new ways to collaborate. StateScoop takes you through the stories that shaped 2015.