Tags Chief Information Officer (CIO)
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.
Arizona promotes interim CIO J.R. Sloan to permanent role
J.R. Sloan, who had been running the Arizona Strategic Enterprise Technology office since last August, now has the role on a full-time basis.
Indiana names lieutenant governor's chief of staff as new CIO
Tracy Barnes, a former IT consultant who's been with the state five years, will start as Indiana's top technology official at the end of the month.
New Mexico names new technology secretary
John Salazar, a former agency CIO and executive at a local IT firm, is replacing Vince Martinez as the state's top technology official.
With new deputy CIO, Illinois poised to modernize IT
With state CIO Ron Guerrier's role confirmed and chief of staff Jennifer Ricker appointed the state's first deputy CIO, the team says it's ready to address Illinois' many aging systems.
Great user experience starts with understanding customers, says Colorado CIO
Long before anyone consumes a service or downloads an app, government needs to understand what people want and need, says Colorado CIO Theresa Szczurek.
Baltimore promotes interim CIO to full-time role
Todd Carter, who started as deputy CIO the same day as a crippling ransomware attack, will take over Baltimore's IT agency, Mayor Bernard C. "Jack" Young said.