The Public Sector Show by TechTables

The Public Sector Show by TechTables

The Podcast & Community for Public Sector CIOs & CISOs. Welcome to the The Public Sector Show by TechTables, featuring human-centric stories from C-level technology leaders. Hosted by Joe Toste, you'll gain valuable insights on current issues and challenges faced by top leaders. Through interviews, speaking engagements, and live podcast tour events, we unite public sector CIOs, CTOs, CISOs, and technology leaders in fostering collaboration and meaningful connections in the ever-evolving technology landscape.

Episodes

February 21, 2024 11 mins

Featuring J.R. Sloan, CIO, State of Arizona (special rerelease)

Mark your calendars for the 2024 Phoenix Live Podcast Tour April 1st-3rd, 2024 in Scottsdale, Arizona.

Learn more here: https://www.techtables.com/2024-phoenix-live-podcast-tour

Before we get into this week’s podcast, I wanted to give a special shout-out to TechTables podcast sponsors: SentinelOne, Verizon, and SAP.

SentinelOne's AI-powered security platform to br...

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Featuring 

  • Mark Wittenburg, CIO of Raleigh
  • Rob Lloyd, Deputy City Manager of San Jose
  • Chris Stewart, former CIO of the City of Austin

Mark your calendars for the 2024 Phoenix Live Podcast Tour April 1st-3rd, 2024 in Scottsdale, Arizona.

Learn more here: https://www.techtables.com/2024-phoenix-live-podcast-tour

Before we get into this week’s podcast, I wanted to give a special shout-out to TechTables podcast sponsors: Se...

Featuring 

  • Kevin Gilbertson, CIO, State of Montana
  • Carrie Albro, CIO, Montana Department of Public Health & Human Services
  • Adam Carpenter, Chief Data Officer, State of Montana

Mark your calendars for the 2024 Phoenix Live Podcast Tour April 1st-3rd, 2024 in Scottsdale, Arizona.

Learn more here: https://www.techtables.com/2024-phoenix-live-podcast-tour

Before we get into this week’s podcast, I wanted to give a specia...

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[NEW EPISODE] - UNLOCKED FROM THE VAULT - Orlando Live Podcast Tour at the Loews Portofino Bay Hotel on Saturday, March 18th, 2023

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In a world of increasing cyber threats, how can government technology leaders try to stay a step ahead of nefarious hackers from China, Russia, and beyond? Our guests, former Florida CIO Jamie Grant and SentinelOne's Morgan Wright give us an inside look at the high-...

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I'm excited to share an exclusive interview with Brendan Wovchko, Chief Technology Officer at Ramsey Solutions, a $250 million organization.

 

Brendan leads Ramsey's 250+ person technology organization, overseeing engineering, product, and software teams.

 

I sat down with Brendan, who has deep insight gleaned from years of startup to leading large-scale teams, to explore the topic of "Mastering Accountability."

 

One insight th...

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Mark your calendars for the 2024 Phoenix Live Podcast Tour April 1st-3rd, 2024 in Scottsdale, Arizona.

Learn more here: https://www.techtables.com/2024-phoenix-live-podcast-tour

Before we get into this week’s podcast, I wanted to give a special shout-out to TechTables podcast sponsors: SentinelOne, Verizon, and SAP.

SentinelOne's AI-powered security platform to break down silos and protect this state's entire enterprise with...

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Welcome to our TechTables' Team Spotlight Series, where we spotlight innovative teams and unpack the human stories behind their digital transformations. This limited 5-part series was live from Tallahassee at the Florida Digital Service in 2023. This is Part 5 of 5.

Before we get into this week’s podcast, I wanted to give a special shout-out to TechTables podcast sponsors: SentinelOne, Verizon, and SAP.

SentinelOne's AI-powe...

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Welcome to our TechTables' Team Spotlight Series, where we spotlight innovative teams and unpack the human stories behind their digital transformations. This limited 5-part series was live from Tallahassee at the Florida Digital Service earlier this year (2023). This is Part 4 of 5.

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In this episode, we speak with Keith Pruett, Emergency Support Function (ESF) 20 Coordinator at Florida D...

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Welcome to our TechTables' Team Spotlight Series, where we spotlight innovative teams and unpack the human stories behind their digital transformations. This limited 5-part series was live from Tallahassee at the Florida Digital Service earlier this year (2023). This is Part 3 of 5.

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In this episode, we speak with Jen Cooke, the Partnership and Outreach Administrator at Florida Digital Services...

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Welcome to our TechTables' Team Spotlight Series, where we spotlight innovative teams and unpack the human stories behind their digital transformations. This limited 5-part series was live from Tallahassee at the Florida Digital Service earlier this year (2023). This is Part 2 of 5.

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Brad Oswald is the customer success manager at Florida Digital Service. In this episode, Brad unpacks why he p...

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Welcome to our TechTables' Team Spotlight Series, where we spotlight innovative teams and unpack the human stories behind their digital transformations. This limited 5-part series was live from Tallahassee at the Florida Digital Service earlier this year (2023). This is Part 1 of 5.

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Candace Wynn is the Cyber Community Ops Manager and Warren Sponholtz is the Deputy State CISO at Florida Digital Service. They discuss how ...

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Featuring Dr. Joe Way, Director of Learning Environments, University of Southern California

🌟 "The more we can say, 'Here's why you're going to come and pay that [tuition],' because we can actually prepare you for the workforce, the more we can give that direct adaptation from classroom to workforce." ~ Joe Way

🔗 Connect with Joe: https://www.linkedin.com/in/josiahway/

🎙️ What we cover:

04:00 - The Bridge from Classroom to ...

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🎙️ Featuring Barbie Robinson, Executive Director at Harris County Public Health

🔗 Connect with Barbie: https://www.linkedin.com/in/barbie-robinson-146ab615/

"Collaboration without true integration really is just another form of fragmentation." 🔥🔥🔥 ~Barbie Robinson

In this episode of The Public Sector Show by TechTables, Barbie shares her public health journey across federal and county levels. Starting with the "ACCESS" i...

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Featuring Roosevelt Sawyer Jr., CIO, Florida Office of State Courts Administrator

🔗 Connect with Roosevelt: https://www.linkedin.com/in/roosevelt-sawyer-jr-7252362/

"Blending those [private and public sector experiences] together... hiring what we have, employees that have that experience from the private sector also employees that have worked in the public sector- it brings a more robust conversation in the room." 

~ Roosev...

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Show Notes
“We can talk about all the great things we want to do. We can talk about how we leverage technology for all these outcomes. In the end, you have to deliver. That's what matters.” ~Richard McHattie

🔗 Connect with Richard: https://www.linkedin.com/in/richard-mchattie-42602a5/

“Our primary responsibility is you've got to secure the enterprise. And without that, you know, not much else matters.” ~ Richard McHattie

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🔗 Connect with Bert: https://www.linkedin.com/in/bert-quarfordt/

On this episode of The Public Sector Show by TechTables, we sit down with Bert Quarfordt, Deputy CIO for IT Infrastructure at the City of Houston.

Bert shares his journey from a private-sector IT career to public service and discusses the challenges and pressures of managing infrastructure in the public sector. Drawing upon his love of sports, Bert d...

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🔗 Connect with Craig: https://www.linkedin.com/in/craig-hopkins/

🎙 About the episode

Leadership Eclipsers: Leaders who put themselves in the path of their teams, eclipsing their efforts and blocking credit for their input. 

If you have ever worked with a team leader like this, you know firsthand the void felt by everyone else standing “behind.”

As the 2023 “Ring of Fire” Solar Eclipse makes its way across a good po...

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🔗 Connect with Jane: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jane-w-3670b325/

🎙 About the Episode

On this episode of The Public Sector Show by TechTables with Jane Wu, Deputy Director for Data Privacy and Business Operations at the City of Houston, we learn how to walk the tightrope of balancing convenience and privacy concerns with the latest trends in technology.

Jane takes us along her journey from computer science major t...

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Featuring Lt Col. Chris Winnek, Commander, 102nd Information Ops Battalion & Cyber Operations Chief at the Texas Military Dept., and Chris Humphreys, Texas State Cybersecurity Council

"This is NOT the new normal to have people stealing your data and using it. We have to fight against that." - Chris Winnek

🔗 Connect with Chris W: https://www.linkedin.com/in/chris-winnek-a1388167/

🔗 Connect with Chris H: htt...

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Featuring Shauna Rogers, CDO, Texas Attorney General, and Celerino Torres, CISO, Texas Attorney General

🔗 Connect with Shauna: https://www.linkedin.com/in/shaunarogers2/

🔗 Connect with Celerino: https://www.linkedin.com/in/celerino/


🎙 About the episode

A favorite part of this Live Podcast Tour in Houston was bringing on someone unplanned who turned out to be a major contributor to the conversations...

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