ANN ARBOR – The State Of Michigan again earned “A” grades from the Center for Digital Government for the sixth straight time, only one of two states to be accorded this honor. Brom Stibitz the Michigan CIO joins Matt Roush and Mike Brennan on MITech TV to discuss what this means for the state and how the pandemic if forcing state workers to work much more from home…a trend that will impact state employees even after the pandemic ends.
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Chief Information Officer Brom Stibitz currently serves as the director for the Michigan Department of Technology, Management & Budget (DTMB) as well as the state’s chief information officer.In 2020, Gov. Whitmer appointed Stibitz to serve as the state’s chief information officer, a role in which he manages all aspects of cybersecurity and information technology across state government.In his role as the DTMB chief deputy director, a position he held since 2015, he served as the head of operations for the agency of nearly 3,000 employees, providing information technology, business, and administrative services to Michigan’s residents, businesses, state agencies, state employees, and retirees.With an emphasis on efficient business processes, customer service, and employee engagement, Stibitz has led numerous efforts to create a culture of continuous improvement at DTMB, ensuring timely delivery of services to more than 48,000 state employees and 10 million Michigan residents.
Under his leadership, DTMB improved customer satisfaction scores by 19 percentage points, received two “A” grades in the Digital States Survey, and was named the top state government procurement operation in the nation by Governing Magazine. Stibitz has spearheaded efforts to enhance IT security, streamline business processes, and drive transparency and rigor around IT governance.