'Speed is expected' in government's post-coronavirus IT projects

by • 1 week ago

The Indiana Department of Child Services is developing new tools rapidly as the state reopens — a trend the agency's CIO said he expects to continue.

Indiana's case workers use VR to make sure they'll like the job first

by • 4 weeks ago

Kevin Jones, the chief information officer at the Indiana Department of Child Services, said the tool reduced case worker turnover by 18 percent.

Indiana launches sheriffs portal, hoping to entice local governments

by • 1 month ago

A new digital map gathers information for all 92 of the state’s county sheriffs and, officials hope, will encourage local governments to use the state's web hosting services.

Indiana developing new strategic plan for drone program

by • 2 months ago

The Dayton, Ohio-based firm Woolpert has been contracted to develop a new plan that will allow the state to ensure its aerial vehicles are being flown "safely and effectively."

Indiana names lieutenant governor's chief of staff as new CIO

by • 3 months ago

Tracy Barnes, a former IT consultant who's been with the state five years, will start as Indiana's top technology official at the end of the month.

Indiana technology office names interim leadership

by • 5 months ago

Robert Paglia, Indiana Office of Technology's chief administrative officer, has also been serving as interim CIO since the November departure of Dewand Neely.

You don't need a college degree to work for Indiana IT

by • 6 months ago

The state's Office of Technology now offers paid on-the-job training through the State Earn and Learn program, emphasizing aptitude over experience.

CIO-as-broker model more secure, cost-effective, says Indiana CIO

by • 6 months ago

Most state chief information officers are headed toward a new mode of operating, and for good reason, according to Indiana CIO Dewand Neely.

Indiana CIO Dewand Neely to step down

by • 7 months ago

After 15 years with the state, the chief information officer said he's found another role with a local nonprofit that he thinks will sate his need for public service.