Rob Lloyd

City CIOs gain new titles, 'new brand' following pandemic work


As technology becomes central to more businesses, CIOs are gaining "higher seats at the table," one city leader told StateScoop.

Will cities work remotely? Officials still have unanswered questions


Local governments adapted well to their remote working environments, but city leaders now want more thoughtful governance before making the switch for good.

'Hygiene is core to everything' on ransomware, San Jose CIO says


San Jose CIO Rob Lloyd told a San Francisco CyberTalks audience that as ransomware attacks have matured, how governments defend against and respond to them have had to as well.

LocalSmart city winners emphasize flexibility, empathy in service


The winners of the GoldenGov: City Executive of the Year award say their passion for their work and the citizens they serve define their public sector careers.

Cross-government collaboration tough, but fruitful in California


Forming and sustaining partnerships across state, local and education branches of government is a challenge, but well worth the effort, IT leaders say.