It's two steps forward, one step back for state government IT
The pandemic and advancements in tech are affording states new opportunities — and presenting challenges — state IT leaders said during an online event.
Ohio CIO Ervan Rodgers looks back on 7 years of state service
Ohio's CIO is stepping down, but it wasn't an easy decision, he told StateScoop in an interview.
Ohio CIO Ervan Rodgers steps down for job at shoe retailer
Rodgers, who was appointed by Gov. Mike DeWine in 2019, said he's accepted a position with Designer Brands, best known for its large chain of DSW stores.
Real-time data is essential, Florida and Ohio CIOs say
Ohio CIO Ervan Rodgers and Florida transportation CIO Greg Smiley said around-the-clock data and services are becoming the norm.
Black CIOs share stories of pandemic accomplishments
"This is long overdue," said Ohio CIO Ervan Rodgers, who led his colleagues in sharing how they've dealt with COVID-19 and other challenges.
How did the pandemic affect states' IT modernization efforts?
The CIOs of Nebraska and Ohio said their success in weathering the pandemic was largely thanks to preparation and good governance.
Ohio’s cloud smart initiative key to innovations during pandemic
Ohio CIO Ervan Rodgers discusses how their modern approach to cloud allowed programs to push out key collaboration and AI-enabled tools quickly and meet citizen needs.
Ohio’s CIO on state’s agility and innovation during COVID-19
Ervan Rodgers shares how collaboration between state agencies and the vendor community is improving citizen services and reducing operational costs.
Ohio CIO says pandemic prompted statewide cybersecurity push
"It’s everyone’s, not just IT’s, burden to bear," Ervan Rodgers said during an online conference.