Elections, retirements bring in new state CIOs in 2015
In a tumultuous year for state information technology, more than 20 states welcomed new CIOs due to changes from elections, retirements or resignations.
Former Nebraska CIO reviews state's next steps
As Ed Toner settles into his new role as chief information officer of Nebraska, he’ll be taking the baton of a technology executive who’s served the state for two decades.
Ohio governor honored by NASCIO as tech champion
After an ambitious four years of IT consolidation, network upgrades and optimization, NASCIO honored Gov. John Kasich as a tech champion.
NASCIO looks at cross-jurisdiction collaboration
A new NASCIO report explores how cross-jurisdictional collaboration can help improve the quality and availability of citizen services while also taping into funding streams more effectively.
Nebraska releases 2020 plan to improve broadband
The plan sets forth a goal of having broadband service of 25 Mbps download speed available to 90 percent of the state’s households over the next six years along with having 90 percent of households subscribe to broadband during that time.
NASCIO releases publication on cross-jurisdictional collaboration
One of the hottest trends in state technology right now is the idea of cross-jurisdictional collaboration where state and local governments team to save money through economies of scale.
NASCIO honors state innovators
NASCIO honored state technology's best and brightest and its annual conference this week, including Michigan Senior Policy Analyst Andris Ozols who was recognized with the Exemplary Service Award.
NASCIO supports cybersecurity month
Recognizing the importance of protecting citizen data and raising awareness of security threats, the National Association of State Chief Information Officers (NASCIO) supports October 2013 as National Cyber Security Awareness Month.
Nebraska's different approach to workforce consolidation
One of the biggest trends in state technology these days is consolidating a state’s information technology workforce under one authority, but Nebraska is taking a vastly different approach that has produced positive results.