South Dakota

Mainframes are not leaving state government anytime soon

by • 5 months ago

Montana, which is targeting spring 2021 to retire its mainframe, may be the exception that proves the rule that mainframes are essential technology for states.

South Dakota Gov. Noem appoints new technology secretary

by • 7 months ago

Jeffrey Clines, IT director for the Illinois secretary of state, will start as the top technology official in South Dakota in April.

South Dakota Gov. Noem names HR director as new technology secretary

by • 1 year ago

The future of Pat Snow, the state chief information officer who's been with South Dakota for 23 years, is unclear.

South Dakota CIO Pat Snow to remain under new governor

by • 2 years ago

The state's top IT official since April, Snow is one of several current Cabinet officials Gov.-elect Kristi Noem said she plans to keep when she takes office.

Cybersecurity for K-12 could be South Dakota IT's next big move

by • 2 years ago

State CIO Pat Snow says the state is looking to expand its services portfolio in a way few other states have.

South Dakota names state chief technology officer Pat Snow as acting CIO

by • 2 years ago

Snow will serve in an interim capacity through the end of this year following the retirement of longtime CIO William “David” Zolnowsky.

South Dakota's CIO retires after more than 44 years in state government

by • 2 years ago

William “David” Zolnowsky leaves behind a legacy of precision, patience and pragmatism.

South Dakota's modernization success offers a blueprint for state IT everywhere

by • 2 years ago

The state has seen success where others have failed, and its technology leaders says they know — at least partially — why.

Now at the heart of government, CIOs know success is a matter of perspective

by • 3 years ago

Government's chief technologists often find themselves misunderstood and beset on all sides by demands, but they say they wouldn't have it any other way.

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