The CIOs of Minnesota and Tennessee both said their organizational structures aided their pandemic response efforts, but budget cuts could stall progress.
While the pandemic boosted modernization and digital services projects in government, agencies need to leverage that momentum beyond the crisis.
Winners of the cybersecurity category of the StateScoop 50 Awards share how they've protected IT infrastructure through the pandemic-induced telework boom.
Collaboration "is the only way that we are doing to be able to move the needle when it comes to cybersecurity,” said North Carolina Chief Risk Officer Maria Thompson.
The pandemic is accelerating states' IT modernization efforts, but institutional challenges are also encouraging state IT leaders to upgrade incrementally.
The coming year does not look promising for state budgets, but agencies can turn to managed services to lower costs and improve security.
While the pandemic presented significant challenges for the Geo-Enabled Elections project, it also prompted leaders to think differently.
Ben Spear with the EI-ISAC and Spencer Wood, CIO of the Ohio secretary of state's office, say the nation's elections infrastructure is ready for November.
Winners of StateScoop 50 Awards for GoldenGov: State Executive of the Year share how the pandemic has dramatically changed their operations and outlooks.
State IT officials share strategies for deploying process automation tools and the gains they’re achieving using RPA to improve service delivery.