As agency leaders come to terms with employees’ working from home, virtual desktop infrastructure is key to keeping remote workers productive.
Though state and local government agencies scrambled to meet the demands of a remote workforce, the effects of IT modernization will lay the groundwork for future successes.
North Dakota CIO Shawn Riley and Utah CIO Mike Hussey said new technologies and ideas helped their states prepare for the pandemic and will continue to aid their responses.
The chief information security officers of California and Washington said the pandemic has generated many useful partnerships, but they must also be more vigilant than ever.
The pandemic transformed the state government workforce. Two state chief information officers said they plan to build on some of those improvements after they return to the office.
States' earlier work moving agencies to the cloud or building processes and relationships have paid off in spades during a pandemic that has shortened timelines and stretched organizations' capabilities.
Collaborative partnerships among state and local agencies, and their industry counterparts, are helping leaders tackle cybersecurity threats amid workforce shortages.
On StateScoop's GIS Addressed podcast, two GIS leaders say they're hoping to attract broader participation in GIS, both in leadership positions and in organizations like NSGIC.
IT security experts share strategies for state and local agencies to get the most of their security tools and gain greater visibility of devices accessing the network.
State GIS leaders need to work together with their federal counterparts in order to advance the national spatial data infrastructure, NSGIC’s president says.