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Jan
17
2018

Director Lewis announces departure of State Chief Information Officer

Baldwin focused on implementing IT in an innovative, effective, and cost-efficient manner during his tenure

Helena, Mont. - Director John Lewis today announced the departure of State Chief Information Officer (CIO) Ron Baldwin. Baldwin was appointed by the Governor to serve as CIO in January of 2013.

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Jan
2
2018

Worried About Hackers, States Turn to Cyber Insurance

By Jenni Bergal, Stateline

As the threat from hackers and cybercriminals intensifies, a growing number of states are buying cyber insurance to protect themselves — and taxpayers.

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Oct
23
2017

Lynne Pizzini, Deputy Chief Information Officer and Chief Information Security Officer to retire in December

Lynne Pizzini, Deputy Chief Information Officer and Chief Information Security Officer, is retiring in December.

 

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Jul
31
2017

How Government Can Be More Like Google

In Montana, a team of 50 application developers collaborates using agile development. Is this the future of government IT? By Noelle Knell, GovTech Editor / July 28, 2017

Montana CIO Ron Baldwin is doing his part to usher his state technology office into the modern era. In fact, it's work that's been underway for quite a while.

At the NASCIO Midyear conference earlier this year, Baldwin talked about what government needs to do to appeal to job applicants of the millennial generation. It has to do with open and collaborative work environments, flexible work policies and a willingness to experiment with new processes — like agile development. 

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May
23
2017

Montana CIO Ron Baldwin Outlines His Mainframe Exit Strategy

The changing nature of the workforce is one factor pushing CIOs to evaluate their portfolio. By Noelle Knell, GovTech Editor / May 12, 2017

Managing technology assets for an entire state is a complex endeavor. As part of the strategic planning process, CIOs must constantly weigh resources against business needs throughout the enterprise. Over the past few years, many CIOs have cited concerns over the expense of maintaining legacy technologies like the mainframe.

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