Michael Cockrill

Now at the heart of government, CIOs know success is a matter of perspective

by • 4 years ago

Government's chief technologists often find themselves misunderstood and beset on all sides by demands, but they say they wouldn't have it any other way.

Washington state shuffles Sue Langen to OCIO director role

by • 5 years ago

The advancement fills a gap left behind by the recent departure of the state's longtime chief information officer.

How states are trying to attract, retain millennial workforce

by • 6 years ago

In the eighth episode of StateScoop Radio’s “Priorities” series, state technology execs say bringing in young workers is critical.

Meet the StateScoop 50 GoldenGov Nominees: Washington state CIO Michael Cockrill

by • 6 years ago

In this Q&A, StateScoop introduces StateScoop 50 GoldenGov nominee Michael Cockrill, the chief information officer for Washington state.

NASCIO calls for state CIOs to guide drone regulation

by • 7 years ago

As debate surrounding the use of drone technology soars, NASCIO recommended that state CIOs be ready to step into the regulation discussions.

State CIOs drawn into drone privacy debate

by • 7 years ago

As Americans grow increasingly concerned about their privacy, some states are considering legislation to restrict the use of drones due to privacy concerns.

Washington state proposing state IT reorganization

by • 7 years ago

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee proposes to consolidate several IT offices into a single agency to improve coordination and services.

Wash. CIO Michael Cockrill on improving the citizen experience

by • 9 years ago

Washington Chief Information Officer Michael Cockrill is leading a modernization effort at the state to create a more personalized government that interacts with citizens in the ways they’ve become accustomed to in the private sector.