Florida governor proposes dismantling state technology agency
If Gov. Ron DeSantis' budget is approved, it would be the third time the state has dissolved its technology agency since 2005.
Florida CIO Eric Larson resigns
Appointed in 2017, the state's top IT official departed following the inauguration of Gov. Ron DeSantis.
Drones assist in search for missing kangaroo after escape from Florida man's wildlife sanctuary
The Florida Highway Patrol is using two drones to search for the kangaroo, which went missing Monday.
Mid-Atlantic states' IT agencies prepare as Hurricane Florence approaches
Technology officials in North Carolina and Virginia are bolstering emergency management agencies' resources and securing their data centers ahead of the storm.
Florida boosts election security training through an evolving university partnership
Securing the state's voting systems is the latest training topic included in curriculum offered to state government staff through a cybersecurity center operated by the University of West Florida.
Software saves countless hours for Florida city tracking emergency response expenses
Local governments can get grant reimbursements from the Federal Emergency Management Agency, but only with a challenging level detail in their records.
State chief data officers have some suggestions for the White House as it revises federal data guidelines
A group of 13 top statewide CDOs wrote in support for the Federal Data Strategy initiatives, but is asking for closer collaboration with state and local government stakeholders.
How to reduce IT friction and better serve first responders
Emergency management officials in California, Florida and Houston highlight steps their agencies are taking to improve connectivity and interoperability for faster response.
Miami adds IT to chief innovation officer's portfolio
Michael Sarasti will now be the city's director of innovation and information technology.