Federal News Network convened the panel “Identity and Access Management: A Top Priority for States in 2019” with several state CIOs to discuss IAM’s newfound popularity.
Massachusetts CIO rose through the public safety ranks to the governor’s cabinet. He talked consolidation, a new IT bond and more on this week’s Ask the CIO: SLED Edition.
While the recent resignation of the state of California’s No. 2 IT leader sparked speculation about the future of State CIO Amy Tong, her boss offered unqualified support.
Public Technology Institute’s Executive Director Alan Shark provides interesting perspective on government shutdown, local government IT priorities for 2019, a comparison with NASCIO’s state priorities, and discloses merger with CompTIA.
New Hampshire CIO Denis Goulet recounted his state’s unique governing environment, his invaluable advisory board, 2019 IT priorities and his future without his mom’s political support.
Nineteen new governors elected will mean major changes in the ranks of state-level chief information officers next year. They and IT vendors should be actively planning for it.
Gone are the days where state CIOs are primarily focused on IT infrastructure. CIOs ranked communication, relationship-building and strategic thinking as the most critical leadership traits for a successful CIO. Technology expertise came in at number nine.
Reflections on an interview for a federal agency CIO appointment and why a strong CIO governance role with policy and operational authority is the only model for success like in New York.
Ask the CIO: SLED Edition host John Thomas Flynn, former California and Massachusetts CIO, conducts inaugural interview with National Association of State CIO’s Executive Director Doug Robinson.
Ask the CIO: SLED Edition begins Oct. 18 and will feature radio interviews, news and commentary focusing on the $117 billion state and local government IT market, which exceeds the federal IT market by some $30 billion.