Doug Robinson

The coronavirus pandemic could crush states' digital transformation

by • 5 months ago

Will the health crisis propel states' upgrade efforts or will the coming economic slowdown introduce years of delays to planned modernization efforts?

Vendor-tracking software firm wields pandemic in latest pitch to states

by • 5 months ago

TransparentBusiness, which last year lobbied nearly every state to use its software to monitor IT contractors, sees an opening in the telework surge.

For state and local government, 2019 was the year of ransomware

by • 9 months ago

Through all the year brought, NASCIO's Doug Robinson and Cloudera's Henry Sowell show it was the escalating cyberattacks that captured government's attention.

As states consolidate, customer relationships matter more

by • 2 years ago

On StateScoop's Priorities podcast, NASCIO's executive director says as more states consolidate IT, customer service has become more important to CIOs.

20 states are probably getting new CIOs

by • 2 years ago

The biggest realignment in state leadership since 2010 means changes are coming for many chief information officers and the agencies they lead.

Expect 'flat' budgets, even more turnover for state and local IT in 2018

by • 3 years ago

Government tech advocacy groups say new technologies are advancing fast, leadership is turning over even faster, but budgets are mostly staying the same.

NASCIO director reflects: Cyber, data, cloud dominated CIO world in 2016

by • 4 years ago

In the first-season finale of StateScoop Radio’s “Priorities” series, the executive director of NASCIO recalled how cybersecurity, data and cloud dominated the minds of CIOs in 2016.

How states are trying to attract, retain millennial workforce

by • 4 years ago

In the eighth episode of StateScoop Radio’s “Priorities” series, state technology execs say bringing in young workers is critical.

State CIOs: Economics of cloud still pose uncertain costs to state government

by • 4 years ago

Cloud computing can lower operating costs for state governments, but CIOs need to keep a sharp eye on contract terms and unforeseen requirements.