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About David Whicker

David Whicker serves as the Chief Information Officer for Rockingham County, North Carolina. In this role, he is responsible for the departments of Information Technology Services, GIS, and Public Safety. Whicker joined the County in 2010 and has over 15 years of Information Technology experience serving in both the private and public sector. Mr. Whicker is a contributing author of CIO Leadership for Public Safety Communications: Emerging Trends and Practices from the Public Technology Institute. He most recently was appointed Vice-Chair of the Telecommunications and Technology Steering Committee & Cyber Security Task Force with NACo. As an experienced Information Technology leader, he has a passion to see government operate efficiently and effectively through industry best practices, process improvement methodologies, and Information Technology solutions.

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How to Start Your IT Career in 2016

How to Start Your IT Career in 2016

Let’s talk careers this month. Although CIG focuses in public sector employment, career advice is somewhat agnostic. Advice regarding interviewing, resume writing, and career search methods are mostly applicable regardless of sector or profession. In my eBook...
Interview Tips for a Career in IT

Interview Tips for a Career in IT

This month, I have some VERY EXCITING news to share with you. First, the success of the series Start Your Career In IT has resulted in a newly published E-Book that provides more in-depth information on the topics covered will be available on Oct. 1 of this year. ...
Start Your Career in IT: A Progressive Strategy

Start Your Career in IT: A Progressive Strategy

Part 4: A Progressive Career in IT The most fitting way to bring this series to a close is ironically the discussion of patience. I would like to thank all those who have been patient for the past four months as you read and followed this series of articles. The...
Start Your Career in IT: How To Gain Experience

Start Your Career in IT: How To Gain Experience

Last month, we began our journey with part one of a four part mini-series titled, Start Your Career in IT. This series of articles have been constructed using years of my own experience to provide fundamental steps you can take today as you continue the path of...
Start Your Career in IT

Start Your Career in IT

Have you started college recently and decided on majoring in computer science, information technology, or other IT related field of study? Maybe you have considered a career change and information technology has caught your attention. You might even be a recent...

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