Brown University has announced that Sharon P. Pitt will be the new vice president for information technology (IT) and chief information officer (CIO) starting on December 1.
Qazi will take over for David Crotts, director of financial management and business operations in the Division of Finance, who has served as interim IT Transformation program director since March.
Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan has announced a new program that focuses on providing work opportunities in the IT field to those who want to develop a background in the area.
The District of Columbia had four-times the previous record of absentee voter requests for the June 2 primary election, an increase which caused IT infrastructure to fail and some ballots to be processed online.
Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker filed legislation to spend $1.1 billion in state-wide capital projects for IT upgrades on April 11.
Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., on Thursday introduced the Digital Service Act, which would increase funding for the U.S. Digital Service (USDS) and provide a conduit for state and local governments to get USDS grants to fund information technology (IT) modernization efforts.
Hawaii last week announced its first annual “Code Challenge” (HACC)–a monthlong competition that seeks to involve the local tech community in the state’s modernization efforts. HACC harnesses the concept of a “hackathon” yet strays from the typical 24- to 48-hour format, running Aug. 27 to Sept. 24. The challenge is a product of collaboration among Hawaii […]
The Superpublic Innovation Lab – announced earlier this year – is now open in San Francisco. The lab seeks to foster innovation and progress for the city through cross-sector collaboration, bringing down the walls among academia, state, and Federal government leaders. The lab is a product of the partnership among the Office of Innovation, the […]