Nebraska's IT consolidation paid off during pandemic's remote workforce rush
Consolidating IT functions was already saving the states tens of millions of dollars, but CIO Ed Toner said the project's true value was revealed when the pandemic hit.
‘10 percent’ of Nebraska IT’s workforce is new graduates
State CIO Ed Toner says his key to keeping the state’s technology workforce fresh has been strong partnerships with local colleges.
College partnerships are keeping Nebraska’s workforce full
State CIO Ed Toner says partnerships with local community colleges have eliminated his office’s workforce problems.
Data analysis, machine learning attract states to the cloud
With the new capabilities cloud computing presents, IT agencies can protect themselves better and do more with data, guests say on StateScoop's Priorities podcast.
States are struggling to attract top IT talent from the workforce
A survey highlights workforce challenges, driving some states' CIOs to focus on job reclassification and internship programs.
Application management uncovers surprises in Nebraska
State CIO Ed Toner says taking inventory of the state's applications and servers is helping to trim down and, other times, bulk up.
State and local tech partnerships take finesse, but pay dividends
It's all about finding the right opportunity or "lever," two state IT officials told a conference audience.
At different stages in consolidation, states look to a more efficient future
On the latest episode of StateScoop’s Priorities podcast, the CIOs from Mississippi and Nebraska talk about their efforts on consolidation and why the idea has been a state technology priority for so long.
What workforce problem? Nebraska staffs enterprise services team with recent graduates
State Chief Information Officer Ed Toner said a new generation of hires is infusing government with "youthful enthusiasm" that is driving cultural change.