Half of Kansas' audited agencies failed cybersecurity checks
Many Kansas agencies, including the university system and secretary of state, were found to have major gaps in their IT security practices and policies.
Kansas IT chief Lee Allen steps down
DeAngela Burns-Wallace, the state's secretary of administration, will also serve as Kansas' new chief information technology officer, Gov. Laura Kelly said.
Amid IT consolidation, Kansas' tech chief tries to win back trust
A decade of aggressive efforts to pull control of technology services away from cabinet agencies has state IT chief Lee Allen poised for a more subtle approach.
Kansas' digital services app has reached one-third of eligible users, IT chief says
Kansas Chief Information Technology Officer Lee Allen said the state's iKan mobile app has been downloaded by more than 350,000 of the state's residents since its April 2018 launch.
Kansas terminates 'no-bid' contracts valued at $112 million
Gov. Laura Kelly said her decision to cancel the agreements with vendor CGI follows an earlier promise to improve transparency in the state.
Consolidated help desk gives Kansas full view of IT activities
A recent initiative is helping the state understand how the IT department's responds to incidents across the enterprise.
Know your environments before consolidation, say state IT chiefs
On Season 4, Episode 1 of Priorities, top tech officials from Kansas and Arkansas share challenges and goals of centralizing and outsourcing IT functions.
Kansas technology agency fills long-vacant chief IT architect role
Eric Davis, a former CTO at several large corporations, will fill the newly created position while doubling as the state's chief technical officer.
Lee Allen to continue as Kansas' top IT official under new governor
Allen, who was named the state's chief information technology officer in July 2018, will stay in the job when Gov.-elect Laura Kelly takes office.