How state technology chiefs showed flexibility during the pandemic

Technology officials from Virginia, Maryland and Texas share how they've been forced to flex their creativity during the pandemic.

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State technology leaders have taken on new responsibilities during the coronavirus pandemic, including guiding government employees through the process of working remotely and ensuring that their states’ health data is accurate and available to the right agencies. In a panel discussion hosted by Informatica and FedScoop on Wednesday, technology officials from Virginia, Maryland and Texas shared how they have gotten creative in their responses to the pandemic, forming rapid response teams, supporting work-from-home environments and repurposing old data tools to support health care initiatives.