Inspired by Vonnegut, Maine governor creates 'Office of Innovation and the Future'
The new agency will examine forward-looking policies that include broadband expansion and state workforce development.
Creating quality digital services essential but time-consuming, say California IT leaders
State, city and county agencies are catering to convenience by putting more of their services online, but often at a humble pace.
Oklahoma server exposes information on FBI investigations and AIDS patients
An Oklahoma Securities Commission server containing decades of sensitive information sat unprotected, researchers discovered.
Tech response to disasters starts with culture, CIO of California's emergency services says
Critical work doesn't get done unless everyone pitches in and supports each other, said Carla Simmons, the CIO of the state's Office of Emergency Services.
'Wall that damn thing off': What government CIOs can do to improve cybersecurity
The number of new applications and new devices coming into use means governments have to architect their networks for defense, San Francisco CIO Linda Gerull said.