Rhode Island's contact tracing plan sparks privacy concerns
Gov. Gina Raimondo's plan to use a mobile app to track COVID-19 patients' movements and personal encounters has raised objections about data collection.
Rhode Island Gov. Raimondo eliminates role for cybersecurity officer
Good-government groups and security experts are criticizing the state's decision to liquidate the salary of its top cybersecurity official.
Failed benefits portal prompts IT freeze in Rhode Island
Still grappling with the troubled launch of its health benefits portal, Rhode Island halted all state IT development until a new project management framework is in place.
R.I. taps former Dept. of Ed leader as chief innovation officer
Rhode Island hired its first chief innovation officer, who will lead efforts to develop cutting-edge approaches to government services and operations, state Gov. Gina Raimondo’s office announced Monday.
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.
P-Tech schools, developed by IBM, to grow in Rhode Island
The innovative six-year program, allowing students to receive a high school diploma and an associate's degree, continues to grow after Obama singled it out.