Gov. Bruce Rauner

Illinois opens up IT consulting contract exclusively to disadvantaged businesses


Gov. Bruce Rauner is hoping to encourage more businesses owned by women, minorities and people with disabilities to provide IT services to the state.

Bill mandating electronic automatic voter registration system heads to Illinois governor


State Sen. Andy Manar's legislation could prompt the state to add millions of voters to its rolls.

Illinois launches drive to become first 'smart state' using IoT


CIO Hardik Bhatt wants to jump start the state's use of connected technologies, taking a page from "smart cities" playbook.

Illinois earns legislative go-ahead for modernization push


CIO Hardik Bhatt plans a full-speed-ahead effort to consolidate and modernize the state's IT as quickly as possible.