Jim Weaver

Washington CIO says many probably won't return to office

by • 4 weeks ago

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

by • 6 months ago

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

by • 11 months ago

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

by • 11 months ago

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

by • 1 year ago

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

by • 1 year ago

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.

Washington state's new CISO is the final piece of IT agency's transformation, CIO says

by • 2 years ago

Ronald Buchanan said WaTech has faced some rough times but that the time has arrived to regain its fellow statewide agencies' trust.

Washington state names new chief information security officer

by • 2 years ago

On Jan. 22, Ronald Buchanan will fill a position left vacant since the departure of Agnes Kirk last summer.

Workforce initiatives drive modernization efforts in Pennsylvania

by • 3 years ago

On the latest episode of StateScoop’s Priorities podcast, Pennsylvania CTO Jim Weaver says the technology part of legacy modernization is the "easiest" part.