State Chief Information Officer Mark Bengel, State of Tennessee, Profiled in NASCIO State CIOs Make a Difference Campaign

LEXINGTON, Ky., Monday, May 15, 2017 — State Chief Information Officer (CIO) Mark Bengel is making a difference for Tennessee by guiding the state through a consolidation plan that allows for the improvement of capabilities through shared resources, increased success by driving best practices and the simplification of IT environments to allow more focus on innovation.   

Over the next two weeks, the National Association of State Chief Information Officers will feature the work and accomplishments of Bengel and the Department of Finance and Administration, Strategic Technology Solutions in the State CIOs Make a Difference campaign. Tennessee’s profile will highlight how the state has evolved to their current Enterprise IT Transformation (EIT) initiative and will showcase what the future holds through a current project to create a citizen-centric government.

“Our EIT project has allowed us to do more by leveraging shared enterprise resources,” said Bengel. “We really do have some amazing things brewing here in Tennessee. We can’t wait to see what the future will bring us.”

Learn more about Tennessee’s story on the campaign website, Follow @NASCIO and #StateCIOsRock on Twitter for campaign highlights and updates.