CIOs face budget pressure from pandemic in 2021
Financial shortfalls were not as bad as projected, but "we're going to see reduced spending models" for some time, NASCIO Executive Director Doug Robinson said.
Cybersecurity, funding challenges ahead in 2021, says NASCIO
While 2020 presented many challenges, state governments will face new ones in the coming year, two leaders from NASCIO said.
Pandemic elevated CIOs' roles, NASCIO survey finds
The association's annual survey of its members found that many CIOs are at the forefront of their states' responses to the historic health crisis.
The coronavirus pandemic could crush states' digital transformation
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
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
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
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
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
Government tech advocacy groups say new technologies are advancing fast, leadership is turning over even faster, but budgets are mostly staying the same.