Jim Purcell

Alabama is tracking where students struggle with federal aid applications


New software from Oracle is helping state education agencies find schools where students are struggling to complete federal student aid applications.

Alabama CIO Jim Purcell resigns


Named the state's CIO in July 2017, Purcell oversaw an IT consolidation process and the creation of a state cybersecurity operations center.

Nationwide lobbying push for contractor monitoring software alarms state CIOs


Similar bills are popping up around the country that would require state contractors to take screenshots of their computers every three minutes.

CIOs should use governance, cost savings to urge collaboration


On an episode of the Priorities podcast, state IT leaders say governance that forces cost savings and collaboration is most effective.

Alabama swaps Jim Purcell into CIO role


Joanne Hale will be replaced by the former state chief operations officer, who will serve in an acting capacity as the state's technology lead.