Automation tools are helping state chief information officers (CIOs) drive more efficiency in government operations and advance citizen service delivery, according to state and local government experts.
John Quinn, the state of Vermont’s chief information officer (CIO) and secretary of the Vermont Agency of Digital Services (ADS), will be leaving his post later this month to work in the private sector, Gov. Phil Scott announced.
The California State University (CSU) has tapped Ed Clark, Ed.D., to serve as the university’s chief information officer (CIO).
North Dakota State Chief Information Officer (CIO) Shawn Riley announced that more states have signed memorandums of understanding (MOUs) to be added to the Joint-Cybersecurity Operations Command Center (J-CSOC).
Chicago Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot along with the Department of Assets, Information, and Services (AIS) have announced a new IT modernization approach that will enhance city services and provide transparency through broader access to data and continued privacy protections.
Clark County, Nev., this week confirmed the appointment of Bob C. Leek to serve as the county’s new chief information officer (CIO).
Georgia Governor Brian Kemp selected Shawnzia Thomas as the executive director of Georgia Technology Authority (GTA) and state CIO. The GTA Board of Directors recently affirmed Thomas’ selection.
State and local governments are on the front lines of delivering economic recovery from the pandemic. Former Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley emphasized the role technology will play in helping cities and states come back from the pandemic recession faster, stronger, and more equitably during a live webinar on June 15.
While nearly all state and local government (SLG) CIOs and IT managers recognize that cloud services will have a big impact on their ability to improve citizen services and provide public safety services over the next five years, many of them are still moving cautiously on cloud service implementations.