Alabama is tracking where students struggle with federal aid applications

by • 4 months ago

New software from Oracle is helping state education agencies find schools where students are struggling to complete federal student aid applications.

Alabama to launch modern driver’s license system

by • 6 months ago

The upcoming platform, with its "enhanced services," is set to replace one the state has been using for nearly 20 years.

Alabama launches statewide credential registry

by • 11 months ago

Alabama launched a statewide credential registry to allow employers and schools to verify the value of different certifications in the state.

Alabama launches contact tracing app based on Google-Apple API

by • 2 years ago

The app will be targeted at students returning to the state's college campuses. Meanwhile Google says as many as 20 states are developing apps based on the API.

As economy falters, Alabama Gov. Ivey creates innovation commission

by • 2 years ago

A new group tasked with studying how to attract startups and technological innovation to the state arrives as officials enstate new public health measures designed to control rising numbers of COVID-19 cases.

Three states sign up for new Apple-Google contact tracing API

by • 2 years ago

North Dakota, Alabama and South Carolina are the first states to say they'll use the tech rivals' platform to track the spread of the coronavirus.

Alabama CISO Ryan Allen resigns for hospital role

by • 3 years ago

Allen, who joined the state government in November 2017, will become the top cybersecurity officer for the University of Alabama at Birmingham Health System.

Alabama names Marty Redden as permanent CIO

by • 3 years ago

Redden, who had served in an acting capacity since the June departure of Jim Purcell, is Alabama's first permanent CIO and IT secretary in more than two years.

States still need more money for election security, report says

by • 3 years ago

A paper by New York University's Brennan Center for Law and Justice sounds a familiar refrain in states' push to fund election security efforts.