Jim Smith

Data breach in Maine exposes private information of 2,100 foster parents

by • 4 years ago

The information was inadvertently made public on a third-party website. The contractor who made the error was fired.

Effective enterprise IT vision begins with the team

by • 4 years ago

On the latest episode of StateScoop’s Priorities podcast, Maine CIO Jim Smith says his efforts to build a solid management team helped propel his vision for technology in the state.

Agile development takes the reins of efficiency in state government

by • 5 years ago

In the 11th episode of StateScoop Radio’s “Priorities” series, state IT thought leaders share their experiences and aspirations surrounding agile development in its early stages of government adoption.

Panel: States, cities need partnerships to jumpstart data analytics projects

by • 6 years ago

IT officials from Maine to Virginia agree that the private sector and academia have pivotal roles to play in helping governments launch big data efforts.

Meet the StateScoop 50 GoldenGov Nominees: Maine CIO Jim Smith

by • 6 years ago

In this Q&A, StateScoop introduces StateScoop 50 GoldenGov nominee Jim Smith, the chief information officer for Maine.

NASCIO honors state IT innovations, welcomes new officers

by • 6 years ago

The state chief information officer organization honored 11 IT innovations across eight states for achievements in state information technology.

State CIOs detail workforce challenges at NASCIO

by • 7 years ago

State CIOs from Missouri, Maine and California discussed how to attract and retain talent in the face of scant budgets and other bureaucratic challenges.