South Bend's former innovation chief returns for 'technified' community planning

by • 3 months ago

The Indiana college town's former chief innovation officer, Santiago Garces, returned to run economic development after a stint leading Pittsburgh's IT efforts.

How Indiana's data-privacy policies prepared the state for COVID-19

by • 4 months ago

Indiana Chief Privacy Officer Ted Cotterill said several years of transforming the state's culture of enterprise data-sharing paid off during the health crisis.

CIOs hope pandemic gives tech 'permanent seat at the table'

by • 5 months ago

A group of state and city IT leaders said the pandemic's made their departments more important than ever.

Indiana to connect 10,000 homes with $51 million broadband fund

by • 6 months ago

This second round of funding in a $100 million program has received $53 million in matching funds from 16 participating cooperatives and private telecom companies.

Indiana CISO Bryan Sacks resigned for private-sector job

by • 7 months ago

Sacks departed the state government in March after a bit more than two years as Indiana's top cybersecurity official.

Indiana promotes interim chief data officer Josh Martin

by • 8 months ago

Martin, who's been with the state since 2012 formally takes over the agency’s data initiatives, like efforts to combat COVID-19 and the opioid epidemic.

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

by • 9 months 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 • 10 months 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 • 10 months 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.