Arkansas recruits new chief data officer from University of Arkansas
Joshua McGee, who's spent eight years leading state government policy research, is now Arkansas' second chief data officer.
Five cities team up to uncover economic-development innovations
Local governments in five states will share best practices and new ideas to boost economic development and improve civic engagement.
Great user experience starts with understanding customers, says Colorado CIO
Long before anyone consumes a service or downloads an app, government needs to understand what people want and need, says Colorado CIO Theresa Szczurek.
U.S. House bill offers $400M for state and local cybersecurity
The bill, a potential counterpart to a measure passed by the Senate last November, would offer a substantial boost to states' cybersecurity initiatives.
What's next for state and local government IT in 2020?
StateScoop and NASCIO look ahead to the issues expected to affect CIOs most in 2020, from election security to robotic process automation.
Vermont names former IBM executive as new chief data officer
Kristin McClure, who most recently worked at the professional services firm Capgemini, will now manage the state's data assets and infrastructure.
Code for America chief Jennifer Pahlka to step down Jan. 31
Pahlka, who previously announced the organization's search for a new executive director, will remain a consultant and member of its board of directors.
Iran tension 'heightened awareness' for state and local cybersecurity, CISA chief says
Chris Krebs, the Department of Homeland Security's top cybersecurity official, told a group of mayors to use the moment as an opportunity to improve their defenses against ransomware.
States name three ways feds can help with cybersecurity
NASCIO is still looking for regulatory reform, along with the passage of two cybersecurity aid bills.
States centralizing IT must demonstrate value, CIOs say
The call to centralize IT services often comes from the top, but cooperation with agencies takes communication, CIOs say on the Priorities podcast.