Most states have a budget surplus, but should be wary of financial 'cliff'

Governors and legislators seeking to expand broadband infrastructure must find a balance between flexibility and utility, researchers said.

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NASCIO's federal agenda looks for clarity on new cyber grants

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The federal government has funded dedicated cybersecurity grants and CIOs are awaiting details on how the new program will work.

New York's mayor is consolidating city's tech into one agency

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New York Mayor Eric Adams issued an executive order reorganizing several tech-focused agencies into a single office, which the city's new CTO will lead.

Audit of Honolulu's IT modernization efforts has city officials sparring

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Honolulu CIO Mark Wong claims an audit of his agency's IT modernization efforts misrepresents the city's successful technology projects over the past eight years.

California’s FI$Cal project is still having issues in 2022

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The state auditor said California's continuing to miss financial reporting deadlines could damage its credit rating.

Arizona IT strategy chief departs for hotel chain

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Doug Lange, the state's chief strategy officer since 2016, is now the vice president for IT at Choice Hotels.

Why 'cloud-first' needs to be every CIO's mission

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Washington state CIO Bill Kehoe writes that it's critical for today’s public-sector CIOs to focus on building cloud-based solutions that offer a seamless digital experience

Local civic tech gets $3.5 million boost in Massachusetts

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Seventy communities in Massachusetts will receive funds to boost their local civic technology, the state said.

NHTSA selects vendor to test new 911 data-exchange model

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A new standard for sharing 911 data is an essential step as the nation moves to a IP-based systems, officials said.

How hybrid work will impact network needs for government agencies

by • 2 months ago

Networking expert Tony Bardo looks at the long-term impacts and costs of hybrid work on agency networking needs and why leaders should rethink their MSP contracts.

How to find an IT modernization approach that fits your agency’s needs

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A new report weighs the risks and rewards of different modernization approaches that can help state IT move away from mainframes, legacy code and end-of-life infrastructure.