Vermont governor wants IT fund to cover long-overdue upgrades
Gov. Phil Scott is proposing a $53 million modernization fund, which state CIO John Quinn said would allow Vermont to "start funding IT the right way."
Six months in, state executives reflect on their pandemic response
Winners of StateScoop 50 Awards for GoldenGov: State Executive of the Year share how the pandemic has dramatically changed their operations and outlooks.
Vermont appoints new permanent CISO
Scott Carbee, who's been the state's top cybersecurity official on an interim basis since last August, will take over the role permanently, CIO John Quinn said.
Vermont to start using blockchain for cannabis tracking
Since decriminalizing the drug in 2018, state CIO John Quinn says interest in growing licenses has skyrocketed.
Vermont aims to consolidate 300 CRM tools
Upgrading to a modern CRM solution will bring mobility, analytics and standardization across agencies, says state CIO John Quinn.
Vermont's digital overhaul continues with launch of new website
The state's Agency of Digital Services is only two years old, but CIO John Quinn says creating digital services and reinforcing cybersecurity has never been easier.
Vermont CIO orders purge of Kaspersky, Huawei and ZTE products
Following federal crackdowns on the Russian and Chinese firms over national security concerns, Vermont CIO John Quinn gives his state's agencies 90 days to remove those companies' products.
Employee engagement, cost benefit key to shared services discussions
On the latest Priorities episode, Vermont's John Quinn explains how close collaboration has improved buy-in and impact for the state's shared services.