Chief Information Officer (CIO)
What will the next decade of government technology look like?
Former Palo Alto, California, CIO Jonathan Reichental said he wants to "make things better." From AI to the cloud, these are the technologies he thinks can make that happen.
Wisconsin names new CIO
Trina Zanow, a 25-year veteran of the Wisconsin state government, takes over the role recently vacated by longtime CIO David Cagigal.
'I can't sit on the sideline': Black CIOs on facing racial bias
As the nation contends with its history of racism, two of government's black technology leaders reflect on personal and professional challenges surrounding race and how they intend to use their hard-won positions for positive change.
Wisconsin CIO David Cagigal to step down
Cagigal, who joined the state government in late 2012 and was one of the longest-tenured statewide CIOs in the country, will step down June 19.
State and local governments grasp for IT aid, announce key personnel moves
This week elevated discussions on the support state and local government IT offices will need to serve constituents throughout the pandemic and beyond. California, Idaho and the CIty of Los Angeles, meanwhile, announced new hires in key IT roles.
Texas CIO Todd Kimbriel steps down
Kimbriel, who started with the Texas Department of Information Resources in 2008, said he plans to advise state and local governments on how to adopt Texas' successful "CIO as a broker" model.
Amid virus outbreak—and an earthquake—CIOs keep their heads down
As public emergencies arise, state technology officials say they're doing what they can to keep government running smoothly.
Coronavirus tests states' cybersecurity, IT supply chains
With governors around the country ordering their workforces to perform duties remotely, CIOs face new logistical problems.
CIOs face challenges if coronavirus forces government to go remote
While telework is easier than ever, government's IT systems could be tested as workers are being ordered to work remotely amid fears of the new coronavirus.