Colorado hires 'blockchain solution architect'
Thaddeus Batt, a former software executive, will lead the state's research into applying distributed-ledger technology to government functions.
ITIF's new blockchain guide encourages 'targeted and flexible' government policies
The Information Technology and Innovation Foundation encourages policymakers in its latest guide to carefully support innovation of the distributed-ledger technology.
Colorado considers blockchain for agricultural supply chain
A new bill in the state legislature would create an advisory group to look at distributed-ledger technology in managing farms and the food supply.
Denver to test blockchain-encrypted mobile voting in May election
The city's deployed military and overseas voters will be offered the ability to use Voatz, the mobile-voting app that was tested in 2018 by West Virginia.
Blockchain voting could grow beyond West Virginia
The company behind West Virginia's much-scrutinized blockchain-encrypted ballots for overseas voters says other states have expressed interest.
For Rhode Island, 2019 will be the year of digitization
State CIO Bijay Kumar says the state's IT foundation is almost set, and now it's time to start innovating.
Arkansas governor announces creation of 'Technology and Innovation Council'
The new group's appointed members will be tasked with directing the state's work around cybersecurity, blockchain and data analytics, Gov. Asa Hutchinson said.
Colorado Gov. Polis appoints new statewide CIO
Theresa Szczurek, founder of an enterprise software firm that makes live-assistance platforms, now takes over the state Office of Information Technology.
New York's 'Crypto Task Force' seeks to balance economic development with public security
As steward of some of the public's most valuable and sensitive information, the state "can't ignore blockchain," says State Asssemblyman Clyde Vanel.