GovTech Editors Noelle Knell and Ben Miller take listeners through the professional and personal backstories of a handful of honorees of the Class of 2020 - including Rick Smith (Axon), Jordan Davis (Smart Columbus), Yessica Jones (Arkansas), Anne Schwieger (Boston) and Curt Wood (Massachusetts). Read about and see all 25 at govtech.com.
Special thanks to our underwriter for this project: GitLab.
It’s been a little over a month since a ransomware attack took out Baltimore’s IT services and cost millions of dollars to recover from. GovTech reporter Lucas Ropek helps break down what happened, how the city could have responded differently, and the potential advantages and pitfalls of paying a ransom. Then, Paul talks to the founder of Good2Go, a startup using tech to match people looking for a public restroom with retailers willing to offer theirs, and improving bathroom safety and accessibility at the same time. Plus, a sneak peak at e.Republic Chief Innovation Officer Dustin Haisler’s monthlong stay in China learning what makes their gov tech tick.
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What’s the most common name of state CIOs? How many men and women have held the job? And is it true that CIO could also stand for Career Is Over? Tune in for our data-driven look at more than 200 state tech chiefs.
Those who aspire to become a state chief information officer might consider changing their name to Jim. And it wouldn’t hurt if they brought along some experience in government. On this episode of GovTech360, get insights on more than 200 state chief information officers, such as how likely they are to survive an election and the chances of a current state CIO becoming the longest serving CIO ever at the state level (Hint: it’s getting close). Our experts, including former two-time state CIO and current Center for Digital Government Executive Director Teri Takai, offer their take on what all this data tells us.
Audio Index (Time Stamps):The State CIO survival rate in 21st century @ 0:52 Where do State CIOs come from? @ 2:05 Where do State CIOs go? @ 2:56 Average tenure of a State CIO - NASCIO/GT Estimates @ 3:32 The State CIO gender gap has worsened since 2002 @ 4:09 Takai on what's lost when women's voices are missing @ 6:19 Most common first names among State CIO past and present - safe bet that they are all male names - @ 6:55 Impact of short CIO tenure on GovTech market (Haisler) @ 7:41 The emergence of GT's new data practice @ 9:00
On a GovTech360 Rapid Round from the Market Navigator Studios, , we begin in Colorado where the state has named a dedicated blockchain architect to bolster its cybersecurity stance and guide it into the future. From there, amid all the 5G excitements, we look up to near space earth orbit for the future of broadband. And if your agency is using AI voice assistants, is it at odds with your inclusion policies? A new UN report says Alexa and Siri have gender-bias baked in – but there is a gender-neutral alternative. Hear it for yourself on this episode.
The debut episode of GovTech360 features two GT Doers, Dreamers and Drivers.From the Market Navigator Studios, we talk to Nebraska Chief Information Officer Ed Toner and Seattle Chief Privacy Officer Ginger Armbruster about their award-winning work.
- Growing your own Agile development team of millennials who code @ 1:58.
- Organic Agile training after they come out of college and join your team @ 3:45.
- Stronger privacy protections in the embrace of smart city technologies @ 6:05.
- Public records and privacy: what we should not know @ 8:30.
- Sorry states and locals: The EU GDPR may make federal preemption the only path forward @ 10:25.
- What GovTech Startups often miss about privacy in their business models - less is often more and the legal landscape is fraught @ 11:35
- Dustin's Takeaways: On workforce (14:20) and privacy (14:55)
From the award winning editors of Government Technology, a fresh look at where government is going.