Tags Chief Information Officer (CIO)

'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. 

Missouri CIO says creativity is needed to address workforce challenges

by Colin Wood

With not enough funding for new positions or training to keep up with technological changes, state CIO Mike Cheles encourages new tactics.

College partnerships are keeping Nebraska’s workforce full

by Colin Wood

State CIO Ed Toner says partnerships with local community colleges have eliminated his office’s workforce problems.

Indiana takes varied approach to workforce development

by Colin Wood

State CIO Dewand Neely said his older employees aren’t retiring yet, but he’s employing several strategies to be prepared for when they do.

Utah considering blockchain for vehicle title transfers

by Colin Wood

State CIO Mike Hussey said the distributed-ledger technology can reduce time wasted by shuttling documents to and from the bank.

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