David Garcia

‘Federal fixation’ leaves software vendors at a loss


Commentary: The founder and CEO of Everlaw encourages IT vendors not to overlook the state and local government market and offers a few tips to get started.

Maryland deputy CIO Luis Estrada follows his boss out the door


Of all the different things he and former state CIO David Garcia did together the past 15 years, state government work was the most fun, Estrada said.

States seek cybersecurity lexicon for cross-border collaboration


In the ninth episode of StateScoop’s “Priorities” series, state tech execs emphasize the need for common terminology to evaluate and prepare for impending cybersecurity threats.

Elections, retirements bring in new state CIOs in 2015


In a tumultuous year for state information technology, more than 20 states welcomed new CIOs due to changes from elections, retirements or resignations.