For IT modernization, Montana CIO says 'strike while the iron is hot'
Montana CIO Tim Bottenfield called on his counterparts to push "aggressively" for IT modernization funding before the memory of the pandemic begins to fade.
Ohio asks vendors to take pay cuts as pandemic crunches budget
The state is asking vendors, including IT suppliers, for 15% discounts as the economic fallout from COVID-19 pinches its finances.
Most local CIOs bracing for budget cuts, survey finds
About half of local IT leaders polled by CompTIA expect budget cuts in 2020, but COVID-19's effect on government spending will ripple for years.
Maryland's new budget portal gives residents a peek at state spending
The site's designers say this is the next iteration of data transparency for the state. AI-powered bots could be next.
States look for visibility while crafting future-ready technology budgets
On the latest episode of StateScoop’s Priorities podcast, technology leaders from Alaska, Hawaii and Ohio weigh in on their budget environments and how they’re trying to fund tech.