Amanda Crawford

Texas pushes citizen services growth with app

by • 1 month ago

On the Priorities Podcast, Texas CIO Amanda Crawford on the state’s citizen services app. New York CIO Tony Riddick on cybersecurity.

How some state CIOs are fighting burnout

by • 2 months ago

With many government workers feeling burnout in the last two years, state IT leaders are taking new steps to retain talented professionals.

Texas launches mobile app for government services

by • 5 months ago

The new Texas by Texas app can so far be used to renew driver's licenses, vehicle registrations and massage therapy licenses.

Florida CIO says 'validating trust' is biggest task for improving cybersecurity

by • 5 months ago

Florida CIO James Grant said that as he builds out a new enterprisewide cybersecurity program, he's jealous of what Texas has achieved.

CRM critical for states' services, CIO says

by • 11 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 • 11 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 • 1 year 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 • 2 years 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.