Craig Orgeron​

Mississippi CIO Craig Orgeron announces retirement

by • 1 year ago

Orgeron, one of the nation's longest serving technology chiefs, said he's made the "tough decision" to step down in August.

Mississippi state government doesn’t have cybersecurity roles — yet

by • 2 years ago

Mississippi CIO Craig Orgeron says the state is currently revamping its IT job classifications to match the modern technology landscape.

Mississippi tallying ‘big wins’ in cybersecurity

by • 2 years ago

State CIO Craig Orgeron said new legislation and policy is helping the state mature, but a recent audit shows there’s still room to improve.

States are struggling to attract top IT talent from the workforce

by • 3 years ago

A survey highlights workforce challenges, driving some states' CIOs to focus on job reclassification and internship programs.

New NASCIO report highlights path forward for 'CIO as broker' model

by • 3 years ago

A new survey shows most states are using old IT governance models at a time CIOs need to be focused on managing relationships and services instead of being technical administrators.

At different stages in consolidation, states look to a more efficient future

by • 3 years ago

On the latest episode of StateScoop’s Priorities podcast, the CIOs from Mississippi and Nebraska talk about their efforts on consolidation and why the idea has been a state technology priority for so long.

As CIO role evolves, cybersecurity policy becomes more important than ever

by • 4 years ago

Mississippi Chief Information Officer Craig Orgeron​ says as CIOs add services to their catalogs, there's a growing need for comprehensive cybersecurity policies.

Meet the StateScoop 50 GoldenGov Nominees: Mississippi CIO Craig Orgeron

by • 6 years ago

In this Q&A, StateScoop introduces StateScoop 50 GoldenGov nominee Craig Orgeron, the chief information officer for Mississippi.

Election 2015: CIO futures hang in the balance

by • 6 years ago

Kentuckians head to the polls Tuesday to elect their next governor — and Louisiana and Mississippi will follow suit later this month. What do the 2015 gubernatorial races mean for each state’s top tech executive?