Washington launches online budget system, eliminating thousands of paper binders
The governor will use the digital system as part of the budgeting process as the state modernizes its enterprise data management.
Washington state acting CIO Rob St. John retires
As the state IT veteran ends a career of public service, Gov. Jay Inslee continues a national search for the next full-time leader of its enterprise technology office.
Washington train derailment prompts record-breaking number of remote state workers
The state's technology department says the deadly incident proved that its network can handle higher levels of remote workers than previously believed.
Washington state shuffles Sue Langen to OCIO director role
The advancement fills a gap left behind by the recent departure of the state's longtime chief information officer.
Amid performance audit, Washington state CIO says it's hard to keep everyone happy
The state technology office is facing complaints that it does not consult with stakeholders and that its prices are both opaque and needlessly high.
Western states' open data project wins grant
The California State Library, along with Washington’s state technology agency and the Nevada State Library will receive a 70,000 award from the Knight Foundation for their open data efforts.