Virginia CIO Nelson Moe seeks COO so he can focus on 'relationship building'
Virginia's top technology official says department heads need help making the most of the state's new IT services model.
A Virginia agency built an escape room for cybersecurity training
Its efficacy has yet to be proven, but officials say engagement and interest in the training material is way up.
Virginia governor proposes $250 million universal broadband plan
Gov. Ralph Northam wants the entire state to have high-speed internet access within a decade, but his chief broadband adviser is hoping for something quicker.
Virginia to pay Northrop Grumman $35.8 million to end IT contract
The state settled a lawsuit with the defense contractor to end a 13-year contract as it inaugurates a new multi-vendor IT model.
Virginia prepares opioid data-sharing and analysis platform
The Reston-based Qlarion will first begin rolling out the new tool in regions of the state most afflicted by opioid addiction.
Virginia spends $220 million on end-user hardware, print services
Two final contracts under the state's new multi-vendor IT sourcing model prepare the state for a transition the technology agency has been working on since 2015.
Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam orders state agencies to the cloud
The order requires agencies to submit cloud migration plans to the state's IT department starting this December.
Virginia becomes first state to partner in national anti-drunk-driving tech initiative
A new in-vehicle sensor can detect alcohol on the driver's breath faster and more seamlessly than existing technology.
Virginia signs nearly $300 million contract with Verizon for voice and data services
The five-and-a-half-year deal is the latest IT contract the commonwealth has signed since ending its long, single-source arrangement with Northrop Grumman.