Elections, retirements bring in new state CIOs in 2015
In a tumultuous year for state information technology, more than 20 states welcomed new CIOs due to changes from elections, retirements or resignations.
Former CIOs find special bond in state IT community
After they inevitably leave the public sector, former state IT heads find it hard to stay away from the specialized community.
Arkansas CTO Bailey to leave government after 23 years
Claire Bailey announced Wednesday she will step down as the director of the Arkansas Department of Information Systems after nearly eight years because of health issues.
Arkansas website took home 10 honors in '13
The state of Arkansas, in partnership with the Information Network of Arkansas, has been honored with an impressive 10 accolades in 2013 for its cutting-edge Web design and online services that streamline government operations and save taxpayer money.
StateScoopTV: Arkansas CTO Claire Bailey
Claire Bailey, Arkansas' chief technology officer, discusses her priorities for the coming year and her biggest challenges in this interview with StateScoopTV.
Arkansas releases IT strategic plan
The Arkansas Department of Information Systems recently released its strategic plan for the 2014 and 2015 fiscal years that focuses on five key areas: improving education, enhancing economic development, increasing efficiency of state government, bettering citizen access to state services and protecting the environment.
Arkansas buys backup data center
Arkansas purchased a secondary data center facility that will enable the live backup of critical public data and act as a fail safe of the state’s computer systems if an event impacts the state’s primary data center.