Insights from Innovation: A Conversation with the CIO of the Lone Star State


During this interview with Extreme CMO Monica Kumar, Amanda Crawford, CIO of the State of Texas, shares her unique journey, transitioning from a legal background to leading technology initiatives for the state. She discusses the collaborative approach of the Texas Department of Information Resources, emphasizing innovation, data governance, and digital government services.

Amanda highlights the impact of technology on citizens' lives through initiatives like the Texas by Texas app. She emphasizes the importance of cybersecurity, highlighting the establishment of regional security operations centers in partnership with state universities.