Missouri appoints new permanent CIO
Mike Cheles replaces Rich Kliethermes, who had led the state's information technology operations on an acting basis since 2015.
Missouri Chief Information Security Officer Michael Roling to resign
After nearly a decade leading the state's cybersecurity, Roling says the legacy he will leave behind is his team.
State CISO job portfolios are growing faster than their offices
Chief information security officers are taking on more and more aspects of the "broker" approach that CIOs have, arguing for bigger budgets and farming out what can't be accomplished in-house.
Rentable doghouses, zoning code visualizations among tech featured in Kansas City's new class of innovative startups
Rescue operations, sewer health and energy efficiency also are fuel for ideas in the 2018 Innovation Partnership Program.
Missouri names new statewide broadband director
Tim Arbeiter, a former chamber of commerce president, will promote broadband access throughout the state for the advancement of the state's economic development, education and healthcare.
State elections officials stress the importance of paper trails
The secretaries of state from three states told a Senate committee they're making progress in securing elections, slowly.
Missouri judge orders preservation of outgoing Gov. Eric Greitens' phone records in Confide lawsuit
Even though Greitens is resigning at the end of the week, a lawsuit over his use of the message-deleting app will continue.
Partnerships, identity crafting can aid state government workforce woes
State government doesn't have a "cool" reputation, but technology leaders say they have found success hiring new employees through new partnerships and rebranding efforts.
Election security bill needs tweaks, state officials say
State secretaries from six states met with senators this week to point out potential improvements in the Secure Elections Act.