Hardik Bhatt

Audit uncovers 'pervasive' problems in Illinois technology agency

by • 3 years ago

Cost overruns, security concerns and a refusal to cooperate with the state comptroller were evidently hallmarks of Department of Innovation and Technology's recent history.

Kansas' digital services app has reached one-third of eligible users, IT chief says

by • 3 years ago

Kansas Chief Information Technology Officer Lee Allen said the state's iKan mobile app has been downloaded by more than 350,000 of the state's residents since its April 2018 launch.

Illinois expects to save $1.2 million with its new open source data portal

by • 5 years ago

The new portal expands the state's existing transparency initiatives and is scheduled for expansion in coming months with new features.

Illinois mandates cybersecurity training for state employees

by • 5 years ago

A new law could save the state up to million through greater awareness of malicious and costly cybersecurity attacks.

Illinois fights technical skills gap with courses in data science, analytics, coding

by • 5 years ago

A new partnership announced by the state with Microsoft and the IoT Talent Consortium is designed to bolster the skills of low-income residents.

Illinois unifies cybersecurity policy with statewide strategy

by • 5 years ago

The governor calls cybersecurity America's greatest risk as his state unveils a plan to protect an organization that had been in a state of "security neglect."

Illinois street light RFP bolsters Smart State initiative

by • 5 years ago

The state hopes to leverage its buying power to make smart street lighting more affordable for local communities.

Smart State initiative sails onward in Illinois

by • 5 years ago

State leaders convene with partners to establish project goals, emphasizing Internet of Things technologies, standards, procurement and citizen engagement.

Illinois partners with Telangana, India on smart state initiatives

by • 6 years ago

State CIO Hardik Bhatt signed an agreement with Indian officials to share ideas and best practices on emerging civic technologies