Minneapolis CIO Otto Doll prepares to step down, scale back

by Colin Wood • 2 months ago

After more than four decades in IT and public service, the former state and current city CIO says he's ready to start acting his age.

Arkansas embarks on executive-branch data center consolidation

by Colin Wood • 5 months ago

The project is expected eventually to save as much as .4 million annually, say the heads of the state technology agency.

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy finally appoints a new chief technology officer

by Colin Wood • 5 months ago

Technology veteran Christopher Rein, who most recently served in cybersecurity roles with the state, will inherit an IT consolidation effort launched by his predecessor.

AI helped Vermont state government find its technology contracts

by Colin Wood • 7 months ago

Leaders asked their employees for help and one came through with a neural network that saved everyone a lot of time.

North Dakota takes another look at IT consolidation, cloud migration

by Colin Wood • 8 months ago

State Chief Information Officer Shawn Riley is trying to convince lawmakers that modernization is the right move.

Virginia governor-elect will disband technology secretary role

by Colin Wood • 10 months ago

That office's responsibilities will be split between the Department of Administration and the secretary of commerce and trade.

What workforce problem? Nebraska staffs enterprise services team with recent graduates

by Colin Wood • 11 months ago

State Chief Information Officer Ed Toner said a new generation of hires is infusing government with "youthful enthusiasm" that is driving cultural change.

Philadelphia's new controller puts tech in the spotlight

by Colin Wood • 1 year ago

Former Chief Administrative Officer Rebecca Rhynhart says she will advocate for the local technology community and use technology to modernize government in her new role.

Top 17 State & Local Cybersecurity Leaders to Watch

by StateScoop Staff • 1 year ago

Top 17 State & Local Cybersecurity Leaders to Watch

Massachusetts forms new executive technology office to pursue consolidation

by Colin Wood • 1 year ago

Leadership of the state's technology office will stay with Mark Nunnelly as the governor pushes for a consolidated IT enterprise.

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