Amanda Crawford

CRM critical for states' services, CIO says

by • 3 months ago

Rapid response during the health crisis was facilitated by strong relationships with agency customers, says Texas CIO Amanda Crawford.

Texas aims to emulate FedRAMP with 'TexRAMP' for cloud vendors

by • 3 months ago

A new cloud security program is one of several new cybersecurity programs underway in Texas, which also plans to recruit volunteer incident response teams.

State IT workforce challenges? Change your messaging, say CIOs

by • 9 months ago

Government can't compete with the pay offered by the private sector, but it can offer a sense of purpose, says North Dakota CIO Shawn Riley.

Texas names Amanda Crawford as CIO

by • 11 months ago

Crawford, who joined the Texas Department of Information Resources as its executive director in February 2019, succeeds Todd Kimbriel, who retired in May.

CISA and states tell Senate more cybersecurity resources needed

by • 2 years ago

Officials from Michigan and Texas joined CISA Director Chris Krebs to tell the Senate Homeland Security Committee that despite progress in coordination, more cybersecurity aid is needed.

Texas moves 'beyond IoT' in new state technology strategy

by • 2 years ago

Texas' technology plan for the next five years represents a maturation in data management and digital services, officials told StateScoop.