Colorado names former Oregon CIO Alex Pettit as CTO
Pettit, now helping to lead his third state IT organization, said he's looking forward to discovering how technologies like AI and blockchain can improve citizen services.
Outgoing Oregon CIO hired by state secretary's office
Alex Pettit, whose official end date is July 1, will help Secretary of State Dennis Richardson's office develop elections infrastructure.
Oregon CIO Alex Pettit resigns
The lead technology official and Gov. Kate Brown "mutually agreed" that it was time for a change, according to her office.
Cyber Oregon advances state's cybersecurity collaboration effort
The initiative forms additional structure around information and resource sharing efforts between government entities, private businesses and universities.
Oregon advances CIO's office toward cybersecurity unification with new law, advisory council
Isolated offices around the state have left Oregon IT vulnerable, but the passage of a new law creates a policy framework for change.
Cybersecurity audit shows tax, court and medical records at risk in Oregon
Auditors didn't name a responsible party, and the state's CIO noted that accepting a certain degree of risk is just the way it goes in a budget-constrained organization like state government.
Oregon CIO Alex Pettit on health exchanges, FirstNet, IoT
Oregon CIO Alex Pettit managed the transition from a state exchange to the federal one. He also told StateScoop about his experience with IoT and FirstNet.
Reese officially named CIO of Oklahoma
Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin officially named Bo Reese as the state’s chief information officer on Thursday. Reese had been serving as interim CIO since January.
Oregon CIO: cyber-attack may be motivated by politics
Pettit, speaking on Oregon Public Broadcasting’s show Think Out Loud, called the breach, which forced officials to shut down applications on the site for nearly three weeks, a sophisticated attack by a sophisticated opponent.