COVID-19 pandemic

To get digital services right, government needs to stay crisis-ready

by • 5 days ago

How can you prepare for the next decade of digital service? Stay in crisis mode a little longer, says Jessica Cole of U.S. Digital Response.

How did the pandemic affect states' IT modernization efforts?

by • 4 weeks ago

The CIOs of Nebraska and Ohio said their success in weathering the pandemic was largely thanks to preparation and good governance.

Will cities work remotely? Officials still have unanswered questions

by • 4 weeks ago

Local governments adapted well to their remote working environments, but city leaders now want more thoughtful governance before making the switch for good.

New survey to examine digital divide progress during pandemic

by • 4 weeks ago

The University of Southern California and the nonprofit California Emerging Technology Fund seek to understand how the state's broadband access changed over the past year.

Simplify citizen services with centralized cloud infrastructure

by • 5 months ago

Maryland’s secretary of IT, Michael Leahy shares how the pandemic ramped up the state’s plans to simplify services on a secure, one-stop platform.

For students without home internet during pandemic, could FCC's E-Rate help?

by • 8 months ago

Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel and many educators continue pressing for expansion of the FCC's E-Rate program, which is currently limited to funding schools and libraries, but Chairman Ajit Pai won't budge.

Army Brig. Gen. on initiatives to support a future-ready force

by • 8 months ago

The Army Futures Command is moving data to cloud to improve AI implementation and supports its response to national crisis, says Brig. Gen. Matt Easley.

For public health and economy, states are turning to data

by • 8 months ago

Results for America and the National Governors Association named seven states that are doing the most with data as they manage the health crisis and their dwindling budgets.

California's top health official resigns after flaws exposed in COVID-19 reporting system

by • 8 months ago

Recently uncovered flaws in a lab reporting system led public officials to misrepresent the state's COVID-19 case levels and now for Public Health Director Sonia Angell to resign.