Georgia says new voter registration system will cut down long lines
Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger announced a deal with Salesforce to build a new voter registration system to replace a nine-year-old platform.
Georgia's 'chief cloud officer' role could become a fixture in state government
Dmitry Kagansky, Georgia's first chief cloud officer, could soon see counterparts appear in other states, said CIO Shawnzia Thomas.
Cobb County, Georgia, plans to grow cybersecurity team
Leaders of the Atlanta suburb voted to add four new positions to its cybersecurity team by the end of the year.
Georgia Gov. Kemp selects human services official as new statewide CIO
Shawnzia Thomas, who's spent the past 13 years in various roles at the Georgia state government, will replace longtime CIO Calvin Rhodes, who stepped down earlier this month.
Georgia CIO Calvin Rhodes to step down this month
After a decade as the state's top technology official, Calvin Rhodes will take a role in the private sector supporting governments in their use of technology, officials said.
With new support, Brown Girls Code plans expansion to additional cities
The nonprofit will receive additional support this year from the consulting group Ignite Cities, furthering its mission to close the gender and diversity gaps in the technology sector.
Georgia CIO Calvin Rhodes reflects on decade of service
Rhodes, who was appointed CIO in 2011, is one of the few statewide IT chiefs to last this long in the job.
Local governments needn't face ransomware streak alone, experts say
The Christmas ransomware attack against the small town of Cornelia, Georgia, marks just the latest incident in a trend experts said they expect to become worse still in 2021.
Georgia official calls on Trump to stop attacks on election workers
"It has to stop," Gabriel Sterling, who manages the state's voting systems, said after a young technician received death threats fueled by far-right social media.