John Letchford

Challenges face new CIOs in Oregon, Massachusetts


Both Oregon and Massachusetts announced changes to their information technology leadership last week in moves that will ultimately affect three states going forward.

Boston's Oates to become next Massachusetts CIO


Boston Chief Information Officer Bill Oates will become the new CIO for Massachusetts early next year following the resignation of John Letchford.

Massachusetts IT comes under fire from legislators


State legislators in Massachusetts questioned officials Monday about a new 6 million unemployment system that came in two years late and over budget in a project that has become an example of some of the state government's technology troubles.