State CIOs eye satellite internet, chatbots, automation tools
Satellite internet systems could be a cheaper solution to the digital divide, particularly in rural states, top technology officials said.
Washington CIO Jim Weaver to become North Carolina CIO
Jim Weaver will soon head to North Carolina to take his third role as a statewide c-level technology leader.
Washington state looks to consolidate cybersecurity after data breach
A data breach at the state auditor's office is prompting a move away from federated IT security.
Washington CIO says many probably won't return to office
During a CISA online summit, Washington state CIO Jim Weaver said 98% of his employees "love remote work or are fine with it."
States are warming up to new technologies during pandemic, CIOs say
As state agencies face urgent needs during their responses to COVID-19, IT leaders see an opportunity to evangelize for their trade.
Washington, Pennsylvania consider blockchain for identity management
At the intersection of cybersecurity and citizen experience, IAM could be improved by blockchain, said two top technology officials.
Identity management ‘foundational’ for service delivery, Washington CIO says
Residents don’t want to juggle various identities and hop around government websites online, says state CIO Jim Weaver.
AI can transform state workforce, says Washington state CIO
State CIO Jim Weaver says he’s using emerging technologies to pull more employees away from operational components of the state’s businesses.
Washington state names second CISO in 10 months
Public-sector veteran Vinod Brahmapuram will take over as the top IT security official in Washington after the hasty departure of Ronald Buchanan last month.