Rosa Akhtarkhavari

City CIOs gain new titles, 'new brand' following pandemic work

by • 4 months ago

As technology becomes central to more businesses, CIOs are gaining "higher seats at the table," one city leader told StateScoop.

Orlando CIO appointed to deputy CFO role

by • 5 months ago

Former Orlando CIO Rosa Akhtarkhavari takes on a new role as a deputy chief financial officer while the city searches for a new IT leader.

How the COVID-19 pandemic pushed cities toward inclusive technology

by • 1 year ago

Winners of the 2020 LocalSmart awards for city executives say the pandemic forced city technology to become more inclusive and equitable.

10 things 'I wish I had known' before the disaster hit

by • 4 years ago

In disasters, government officials are called upon to respond and recover. Here are 10 things wish they had known before jumping into action.