Wisconsin picks vendor for unemployment system upgrade

by • 8 months ago

The state signed a $16.5 million contract with the consulting firm Flexion to update a system that was designed in the early 1970s.

Google's AI helped Wisconsin clear unemployment backlog

by • 10 months ago

Officials said the company's machine learning tech helped clear 770,000 applications and screen for fraud.

‘Community of practice’ key for GIS success, says Wisconsin official

by • 11 months ago

Perhaps more than technology, the expertise of locals can propel a geographic information systems project, said Wisconsin GIO Jim Giglierano.

Wisconsin selects Google Cloud to back 'virtual career center'

by • 1 year ago

Wisconsin's workforce department will develop an online platform this year to help its unemployed residents get trained and back to work.

18F will help Wisconsin fix its unemployment system

by • 1 year ago

The federal agency will help Wisconsin conduct research and solicit a vendor to build a modern unemployment system.

Pandemic giving ransomware 'greater attack surface' as tactics shift, ex-FBI agent says

by • 2 years ago

The rise of remote work has made it more difficult to secure networks, while ransomware actors evolve their methods, said a former top cybercrime agent in the FBI's New York office.

'Programming error' led Wisconsin to overpay $21.2 million in unemployment benefits

by • 2 years ago

The state has reclaimed most of the accidental payments and is now seeking to distribute funds to residents who've been underpaid by the faulty system.

Wisconsin names new CIO

by • 2 years ago

Trina Zanow, a 25-year veteran of the Wisconsin state government, takes over the role recently vacated by longtime CIO David Cagigal.

Wisconsin CIO David Cagigal to step down

by • 2 years ago

Cagigal, who joined the state government in late 2012 and was one of the longest-tenured statewide CIOs in the country, will step down June 19.