Tags Chief Information Officer (CIO)

North Dakota’s IT offices could shrink by 80%, CIO says

by Colin Wood

North Dakota spends millions on office space, including a major facility currently going largely unused by the IT agency, but that could change, the state's top technology official said.

Black CIOs share stories of pandemic accomplishments

by Benjamin Freed

"This is long overdue," said Ohio CIO Ervan Rodgers, who led his colleagues in sharing how they've dealt with COVID-19 and other challenges.

Atlanta CIO Gary Brantley to step down

by Benjamin Freed

Brantley was hired in September 2018 as the city was still climbing back from one of the worst ransomware attacks to hit a local government.

Nevada's new CIO targets tech-funding model, remote work

by Colin Wood

Alan Cunningham, who started as Nevada's new chief information officer Aug. 31, said attaining a more nimble funding model for technology projects is one of his top priorities.

'I can't sit on the sideline': Black CIOs on facing racial bias

by Benjamin Freed

As the nation contends with its history of racism, two of government's black technology leaders reflect on personal and professional challenges surrounding race and how they intend to use their hard-won positions for positive change.

Coronavirus tests states' cybersecurity, IT supply chains

by Benjamin Freed

With governors around the country ordering their workforces to perform duties remotely, CIOs face new logistical problems.

CIOs face challenges if coronavirus forces government to go remote

by Benjamin Freed

While telework is easier than ever, government's IT systems could be tested as workers are being ordered to work remotely amid fears of the new coronavirus.

Pacific University hires executive to head dual CIO-CISO role

by Betsy Foresman

Brandon Gatke says he's working to not enter the role "like a wrecking ball," but instead to promote a culture among his workforce centered around listening.

‘10 percent’ of Nebraska IT’s workforce is new graduates

by Colin Wood

State CIO Ed Toner says his key to keeping the state’s technology workforce fresh has been strong partnerships with local colleges. 

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