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Kentucky says goodbye to its $375K IT man

A day before he was sworn in, new Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear announced his choice of Ruth Day, an executive with the shipping logistics firm Landstar Systems, to run the Commonwealth Office of Technology. Day, who has a 30-year background in consulting and accounting, will replace outgoing CIO Chuck Grindle, whose two-year tenure was known best for his personal friendship with former Gov. Matt Bevin, and the $375,000 salary that made him by far the highest-paid state IT chief in the country. Beshear, who as a candidate frequently made a talking point of Grindle's compensation and his proximity to Bevin, also said Monday that Day will need to address a lot of issues at the Commonwealth Office of Technology. "I believe we have significant and serious problems both in the office and its provision of services to our cabinets," Beshear said. Benjamin Freed has the story.

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Louisiana CIO shares ransomware's silver lining

Though disruptive, a major ransomware incident in Louisiana connected state and education officials and helped mature the state's cybersecurity posture, state Chief Information Officer Dickie Howze says. Watch the video interview.

Vermont to start using blockchain for cannabis tracking

Since the state decriminalized the drug in 2018, interest in growing licenses has skyrocketed, Chief Information Officer John Quinn says. Part of Vermont's solution is to use distributed-ledger technology. Colin Wood has more.

Sanders introduces $150 billion 'Internet for All' plan

Here's Ryan Johnston's story, in case you missed it.


Salesforce’s Darryl Peek on how to define ‘trailblazers’ within the context of public service

Trailblazers want to make a difference in government. Key to that is setting a vision for the organization to execute the building blocks that will get agencies to their identified outcome - including the creation of an immaculate citizen experience. Hear more from Darryl Peek.

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