John Hoffman

Texas Deputy CIO on the benefits of software-defined networking solutions


John Hoffman says that SD-WAN offers capabilities to provide efficient and robust solutions across different agencies.

Texas names Amanda Crawford as CIO


Crawford, who joined the Texas Department of Information Resources as its executive director in February 2019, succeeds Todd Kimbriel, who retired in May.

Pandemic sped adoption of states' digital services, exposed lapses in preparation


States' earlier work moving agencies to the cloud or building processes and relationships have paid off in spades during a pandemic that has shortened timelines and stretched organizations' capabilities.

Texas moves 'beyond IoT' in new state technology strategy


Texas' technology plan for the next five years represents a maturation in data management and digital services, officials told StateScoop.

Want to really understand state IT? NASTD has the data you want


The National Association of State Technology directors will release its first set of data later this year following a new state IT research initiative.

Texas IT staff evaluating applications that need updating


Chief Technology Officer John Hoffman discusses how his department is working to identify legacy applications that have become outdated.