Vermont CIO looks forward to modernization projects

by • 5 months ago

Vermont's new budget funds more than a dozen IT upgrades to state agencies, state CIO John Quinn said during a NASCIO event.

Vermont is modernizing its IT with ‘capability tiers’

by • 7 months ago

Vermont Chief Technology Officer Mark Combs said the state's breaking down many "monolithic" applications to standardize functionality across the enterprise.

Vermont governor wants IT fund to cover long-overdue upgrades

by • 9 months ago

Gov. Phil Scott is proposing a $53 million modernization fund, which state CIO John Quinn said would allow Vermont to "start funding IT the right way."

Six months in, state executives reflect on their pandemic response

by • 1 year ago

Winners of StateScoop 50 Awards for GoldenGov: State Executive of the Year share how the pandemic has dramatically changed their operations and outlooks.

Vermont, Microsoft partner to expand rural broadband

by • 2 years ago

The state and tech giant are installing mobile hotspots in dozens of rural communities to allow people to connect to the internet under a stay-at-home order.

Vermont names former IBM executive as new chief data officer

by • 2 years ago

Kristin McClure, who most recently worked at the professional services firm Capgemini, will now manage the state's data assets and infrastructure.

Vermont calls for AI 'code of ethics'

by • 2 years ago

A state task force that published a report this week says the state's policy work could also be used by other states navigating the emerging ethical minefield that is artificial intelligence.

Vermont appoints new permanent CISO

by • 2 years ago

Scott Carbee, who's been the state's top cybersecurity official on an interim basis since last August, will take over the role permanently, CIO John Quinn said.

Electric utilities have a role to play in Vermont's broadband expansion

by • 2 years ago

A state government report suggests electric utilities and ISPs could partner up to bring high-speed internet service to the least-connected parts of Vermont.