Chief Technology Officer (CTO)
North Carolina appoints chief technology officer, a first for state
Dan Kempton, the North Carolina Department of Information Technology's head of cloud services, was appointed to what state officials are calling a new role.
California innovation chief Scott Gregory named Cal Fire CTO
Scott Gregory, who's served various roles in California's IT leadership, will start in a newly created tech leadership role at the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection next week.
New York delivers 10,000 tablets to elderly to close digital divide
The city's chief technology officer said the program will help connect some of the New Yorkers most threatened by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Colorado names former Oregon CIO Alex Pettit as CTO
Pettit, now helping to lead his third state IT organization, said he's looking forward to discovering how technologies like AI and blockchain can improve citizen services.
You don't need a college degree to work for Indiana IT
The state's Office of Technology now offers paid on-the-job training through the State Earn and Learn program, emphasizing aptitude over experience.
Ransomware drives West Virginia to new endpoint detection and response
The escalating risk brought on by ransomware is guiding new policies and purchases in state government, says state CTO Joshua Spence.
Texas moves 'beyond IoT' in new state technology strategy
Texas' technology plan for the next five years represents a maturation in data management and digital services, officials told StateScoop.
California pursues flexibility in procurement as state modernizes IT
State CTO Richard Rogers says changing the state’s relationship with vendors will ultimately allow California agencies to achieve better outcomes.
Federal cyberattacks hit D.C. city government first, CTO says
For some cyberattackers, Washington D.C. is a test bed before their attacks are ready to be leveled against the federal government.