Identity management ‘foundational’ for service delivery, Washington CIO says
Residents don’t want to juggle various identities and hop around government websites online, says state CIO Jim Weaver.
NASCIO awards top state IT projects and officials for 2019
State projects to map schools and track sexual assault kits were honored alongside three top state technology officials.
AI can transform state workforce, says Washington state CIO
State CIO Jim Weaver says he’s using emerging technologies to pull more employees away from operational components of the state’s businesses.
'Digital Equity Act' proposes $250 million annually for cities, states
Advocates for the legislation say it's the other, missing half of the current growing national investment in broadband infrastructure.
Survey names Colorado, Washington among top data-driven states
The two states are part of a national increase in data-driven decision making within state governments observed by Results for America's 2019 survey.
Washington state names second CISO in 10 months
Public-sector veteran Vinod Brahmapuram will take over as the top IT security official in Washington after the hasty departure of Ronald Buchanan last month.
Seven states to get cybersecurity strategy help from NGA
The National Governors Association will work with state officials to protect critical infrastructure, help local governments and implement overall strategies.
Washington state fills two more IT leadership roles
WaTech's Sue Langen and Scott Barringer have both lost their "acting" titles.
Ransomware attack takes down city services in Sammamish, Washington
The city says it's now working with a security firm to identify its attacker and measure data loss.