Florida reorganized its IT shop, again

While most states’ IT organizations continue to evolve, perhaps with occasional setbacks, Florida appears stuck in a pattern of rebooting its technology governance every few years. This year brought yet another IT reorganization — Florida’s fourth in 15 years — and a new chief information officer. In August, Gov. Ron DeSantis chose a political ally, state Rep. James Grant, to head up the Florida Digital Service, which is modeled after the federal division of the same name.

Colin Wood

Written by Colin Wood

Colin Wood is the editor in chief of StateScoop and EdScoop. He's reported on government information technology policy for more than a decade, on topics including cybersecurity, IT governance and public safety.

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