Massachusetts CIO Curtis Wood prepares for transition
On the Priorities podcast, Massachusetts CIO Curtis Wood says he’s preparing for the first governor transition since joining the cabinet.
Michigan selects Deloitte for $78 million unemployment system upgrade
Michigan's unemployment director said the 10-year contract will ensure the state operates a “robust and secure system” for benefits seekers.
How Michigan’s identity management platform won over state agencies
MILogin enjoys a high adoption rate, but it took intensive agency contact, said Rex Menold, Michigan's deputy chief security officer.
How do IT officials get elected leaders to focus on cyber? Don't talk about technology.
When speaking with elected officials who want cybersecurity to be "solved," state and local IT leaders said they leave tech out of the conversation.
As workforce issues near 'crisis,' CIOs invoke call to serve public
The public-service mission is still one of the most effective ways to attract new IT and cyber talent to government, speakers said at the Michigan Cyber Summit.
State CIOs aren't confident in locals' cybersecurity, but it's not personal
At the Michigan Cyber Summit, a group of state CIOs discussed how they're getting more acquainted with their local governments.
Michigan funds tech for traffic monitoring, scooter theft, delivery robots, EV
Michigan funded four new mobility projects, including technologies to monitor traffic, deliver food and reduce emissions.
Former Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder and ex-state CIO launch cyber firm
Rick Snyder and former Michigan CIO David Behen are co-founders of SensCy, which is focused on small- and medium-sized organizations.
Michigan appoints first 'chief connectivity officer' to lead broadband effort
Eric Frederick, head of a broadband-focused nonprofit, will serve as chief connectivity officer in the state’s High-Speed Internet Office.