Six months in, state executives reflect on their pandemic response
Winners of StateScoop 50 Awards for GoldenGov: State Executive of the Year share how the pandemic has dramatically changed their operations and outlooks.
Former Illinois IT chief Ron Guerrier joins HP as global CIO
Guerrier, who stepped down as Illinois' statewide CIO Sept. 4, is returning to the corporate sector.
Illinois CIO Ron Guerrier exits state government
Guerrier, who was appointed in March 2019, is credited with broadband expansion, modernization of legacy IT systems, STEM education and the sudden transformation to a remote state workforce.
'I can't sit on the sideline': Black CIOs on facing racial bias
As the nation contends with its history of racism, two of government's black technology leaders reflect on personal and professional challenges surrounding race and how they intend to use their hard-won positions for positive change.
Pandemic accelerated states' identity and access management projects
CIOs and industry experts said in a webcast Thursday that identity and access management has proven increasingly important amid the pandemic's remote-work paradigm.
Illinois hires new chief data officer
Tammy Roust, a former associate director of the U.S. Commodities and Futures Trading Commission, will take over the state government's data practice.
‘30 percent’ of Illinois state IT workforce eligible to retire
State CIO Ron Guerrier says it’s a problem seen in many states, and one that’s prompted him to explore new recruitment methods.
Illinois CIO Ron Guerrier focuses on fundamentals
From user experience to program management, Illinois’ technology chief says he wants the basics to work right before getting fancy.
Illinois pumps $420 million into broadband expansion
A new plan will create $400 million in broadband deployment grants and put $20 million toward the expansion of a high-speed public-sector network.