What state CIOs can learn from Texas’ identity and access solutions
By moving to centralize identity and access solutions, Texas IT officials have laid the groundwork to lower costs and unify users’ online experience.
Colorado CIO Suma Nallapati to resign in January
Nallapati, Colorado's chief information officer since 2014, will become Dish Network's chief digital officer in January, when Gov.-elect Jared Polis takes office.
Philadelphia's CDO steps down, prompting reorganization
After seven years with the city, Tim Wisniewski will end his role as Philadelphia's chief data officer at the New Year.
Half of local IT agencies left out of smart strategy planning
Many city and county technology officials surveyed by PTI reported they do not play a main role in the development of their government’s smart strategy.
Why NASTD's mainframe survey warrants a closer look
Commentary: Claire Bailey, a Compuware executive and former Arkansas chief technology officer, says the mainframe's future is brighter than some recent analysis suggests.
Local governments lack defined digital services strategy, survey says
A new infographic from the Public Technology Institute shows that local government digital strategies are predominantly 'ad-hoc' and 'not defined.'
NASCIO recognizes top state IT leaders and projects for 2018
The annual awards honor top projects and "outstanding individuals who have made contributions to advance state technology policy".
Sidewalk Toronto project loses privacy expert over data anonymization policy
Ann Cavoukian, one of the world's leading privacy experts, resigned from the smart city project last week over concerns that some data collected by sensors without permission could be linked back to individuals.
With gubernatorial changes ahead, NASCIO releases 2018 State CIO Survey
The annual document is expected to serve as a lodestar for a new upcoming class of state IT leaders.
Delaware names new chief security officer
Solomon Adote, who previously worked for the state as a network analyst, was most recently an information security manager for multinational chemical manufacturer FMC.