New Mexico

New Mexico names new technology secretary

by • 7 months ago

John Salazar, a former agency CIO and executive at a local IT firm, is replacing Vince Martinez as the state's top technology official.

New Mexico has 'no formal plan' for broadband expansion

by • 10 months ago

New Mexico's decentralized broadband governance structure is delaying progress in connecting rural areas of the state, officials concluded.

New Mexico's erratic purchasing has 'almost no oversight'

by • 11 months ago

A new report says the state's inability to track or standardize its purchases is costing New Mexico millions.

States' spending on election security expected to pick up in 2019

by • 1 year ago

States have only spent a sliver of their federal grant funding so far, but investment is expected to ramp up heading into the next presidential election.

State GIS leaders look for collaboration with tribal governments

by • 2 years ago

On GIS Addressed, New Mexico's Gar Clarke says collaboration between tribal government and state government GIS is a growing priority.

On data privacy, state AGs say they're following California's lead

by • 2 years ago

As states figure out how to protect their residents' personal data, many are waiting to see how California's sweeping new privacy law is implemented.

New Mexico governor-elect to nominate cloud director as CIO

by • 2 years ago

Vincent Martinez, who joined the state's Department of Information Technology in 2012, previously served as a member of the New Mexico House of Representatives.

New Mexico gets $20 million to research electrical grid modernization

by • 2 years ago

Researchers will explore how to integrate machine learning, new cybersecurity protections, and renewable energy sources into a century-old system.

New Mexico CIO Darryl Ackley to resign ahead of November election

by • 2 years ago

Ackley is one of the few governor-appointed information technology officials to last through two terms.