Bill Vajda

Cincinnati sewer district taps sensors for better data on dumping, COVID-19

by • 3 weeks ago

On the Priorities Podcast, an official from the Cincinnati sewer district explains how sensors are changing waste treatment.

New Wyoming CIO to prioritize cybersecurity, modernization

by • 5 months ago

On the Priorities Podcast: Wyoming's new CIO Bill Vajda outlines his approach, Auth0’s Salman Ladha explains the identity challenges in government right now.

New Wyoming CIO Bill Vajda likes the 'newness and freshness' of frontier states

by • 5 months ago

Vajda, who was previously CIO of Alaska, said "there's a lot more immediacy" in leading IT for a small-population state spread across a vast landscape.

Former Alaska CIO Bill Vajda returns to state government

by • 6 months ago

Bill Vajda, who spent nearly three years as CIO of the Interior Department, will serve as Wyoming's next CIO.

Former Alaska CISO touts new statewide security contract

by • 3 years ago

Shannon Lawson said new Gov. Mike Dunleavy asked for his resignation, but praised a new contract that empowers all public entities in the state to buy cybersecurity tools.

Meet Alaska's first chief innovation officer

by • 4 years ago

Jason Schneider moved from Michigan to lead Alaska's IT modernization. He's also looking forward to the surfing and hiking.

In rural Alaska, new internet service is set to transform daily life

by • 4 years ago

The state's chief information officer says a recent tour of the region's new internet infrastructure revealed burgeoning opportunities for a once disconnected people.

States look for visibility while crafting future-ready technology budgets

by • 5 years ago

On the latest episode of StateScoop’s Priorities podcast, technology leaders from Alaska, Hawaii and Ohio weigh in on their budget environments and how they’re trying to fund tech.

With business unfinished, Alaska Deputy CIO Jim Steele moves on

by • 5 years ago

Though not entirely ready, he says the timing is right to return to the private sector.