Six months in, state executives reflect on their pandemic response

by • 1 week ago

Winners of StateScoop 50 Awards for GoldenGov: State Executive of the Year share how the pandemic has dramatically changed their operations and outlooks.

Colorado CIO Theresa Szczurek to step down next month

by • 2 months ago

Colorado Chief Information Officer Theresa Szczurek said she set goals in Colorado and achieved them, and now it's time to move on.

Colorado official details plans for penetration testing of election systems

by • 2 months ago

Trevor Timmons, CIO for the Colorado secretary of state, explained a new partnership with the security firm Synack to test election systems ahead of Nov. 3.

Four cities to pilot traffic-data platform to improve roadway congestion, safety

by • 3 months ago

Roadway sensor data will fuel software pilots in Austin, Texas; Fort Smith, Arkansas; Walnut Creek, California; and Westminster, Colorado, after the cities won a competition earlier this week.

Pandemic telework broadened the target area for ransomware attacks, state officials say

by • 3 months ago

Government cybersecurity efforts now need to account for workers' home networks and personal devices, state CISOs said.

State IT shops deliver during pandemic, but watch for budget cuts

by • 5 months ago

CIOs are rapidly delivering services where they're needed in states that have invested in IT, but they're also bracing for uncertain economic times ahead.

Colorado adds COVID-19 info to state's mobile app

by • 6 months ago

The Colorado Office of Information Technology said it's added new features to the myColorado app reflecting the measures the state has taken in response to the coronavirus pandemic.

Great user experience starts with understanding customers, says Colorado CIO

by • 7 months ago

Long before anyone consumes a service or downloads an app, government needs to understand what people want and need, says Colorado CIO Theresa Szczurek.

How Colorado turned an idea into a real digital services agency

by • 7 months ago

Colorado Digital Service director Kelly Taylor reflects on the organization's first months and explains its "therapeutic" workforce-marketing strategy.