Gina Raimondo

Rhode Island's contact tracing plan sparks privacy concerns

by • 2 years ago

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

by • 3 years ago

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

by • 6 years ago

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

by • 7 years ago

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

by • 7 years ago

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

by • 7 years ago

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.