Texas CIO Todd Kimbriel steps down
Kimbriel, who started with the Texas Department of Information Resources in 2008, said he plans to advise state and local governments on how to adopt Texas' successful "CIO as a broker" model.
How Texas responded to a massive ransomware attack in ‘record time'
It was through years of preparation and policymaking, Texas CIO Todd Kimbriel tells StateScoop.
How Texas used its disaster playbook after a huge ransomware attack
The Lone Star State was the latest respond to a ransomware attack by making it a statewide emergency.
Texas 'tiger team' helps agencies move to the cloud
Building on rising cloud adoption statewide, state CIO Todd Kimbriel says his agency has team dedicated to helping agencies chart their own paths to cloud.
How a spying drone led Texas tech chief to an emerging tech epiphany
After a run-in with a rogue drone, Todd Kimbriel encourages state technology leaders to prepare thoroughly for a world of rapidly emerging technologies.
Texas moves three-quarters of IT services to consolidated data centers
The state's IT department just a hit major milestone in its infrastructure modernization and consolidation efforts.
Texas IT department names new executive director
Stacey Napier is taking over for Todd Kimbriel as the head of the state's IT services.
Elections, retirements bring in new state CIOs in 2015
In a tumultuous year for state information technology, more than 20 states welcomed new CIOs due to changes from elections, retirements or resignations.
Spate of IT-related laws go into effect in Texas next month
In 2015, Texas passed several IT bills, including legislation to create a statewide data leader and transparency commission.