State IT workforce challenges? Change your messaging, say CIOs

Government can't compete with the pay offered by the private sector, but it can offer a sense of purpose, says North Dakota CIO Shawn Riley.

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Murder hornet tracking, wildfire response get GIS boost

by • 2 weeks ago

GIS officials in Washington and Oregon say recent events — including the appearance of Asian giant hornets — have raised their profiles in state government.

ARPA instructions unclear for IT uses, CIOs say

by • 1 month ago

Two state CIOs said direction from the federal government on how to use the latest relief funding is not as clear as it could be.

Network modernization strategies to support modern applications

by • 1 month ago

As agencies upgrade their applications, the networks they depend on need to be more dynamic, redundant and secure.

For broadband, states look to federal relief funding

by • 3 months ago

It's become a truism that broadband is an essential life tool, but states still face challenges in closing the digital divide.

How states are moving faster on digital citizen services development

by • 4 months ago

Identity architect Jeet Shah shares how a developer centric IAM solution is helping agencies speed up citizen app development with a seamless and secure user experience.

Growing cloud adoption in states breeds new considerations

by • 4 months ago

"We don’t get to turn on a service in the cloud and walk away from it," says California CTO Liana Bailey-Crimmins.

The future of work for state and local governments

by • 5 months ago

Cisco’s Marc Moffett discusses how state and local agencies can offer flexibility to their workforce, and address challenges around security and connectivity.

States’ digital services efforts are evolving

by • 5 months ago

Digital services directors in Colorado and New Jersey say they're getting more sophisticated in how they approach software development in their states.

COVID-19 brought GIS ‘into the limelight,’ state officials say

by • 6 months ago

Two GIS officials say were called on to help with pandemic response over the last 13 months as state leaders realized geospatial technology's power.

How did the pandemic affect states' IT modernization efforts?

by • 6 months ago

The CIOs of Nebraska and Ohio said their success in weathering the pandemic was largely thanks to preparation and good governance.