Governor’s Innovation Task Force

How to find an IT modernization approach that fits your agency’s needs

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A new report weighs the risks and rewards of different modernization approaches that can help state IT move away from mainframes, legacy code and end-of-life infrastructure.

Post-pandemic, state IT is in a ‘time for reflection and change’

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As agencies respond to the changes presented by the health crisis, state IT leaders are looking towards more innovative ways to approach business operations, two industry leaders say.

Alaska needs a broadband office, task force tells governor

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A 14-member task force made several recommendations for improving broadband capabilities across Alaska, which ranks dead least for high-speed connectivity.

Bureau of the Fiscal Service’s CDO on improving data footprint for the public

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Justin Marsico on how the agency is modernizing its approach to publishing fiscal data sets, making individual and historical datasets available for public use. Of the 70 datasets the bureau routinely updates, 37 have been migrated to the new cloud-based environment where users can more meaningful interact with the data.

Colorado Digital Service director to return to USDS

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Kelly Taylor, who led the agency since its 2019 founding, says he's returning to federal government.

Washington launches new vaccine verification system

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The state's new COVID-19 pass, which was built using California's source code, allows residents to prove their vaccination status.

Virginia's data chief says he's stepping down

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Carlos Rivero, who joined the state government in 2018, said he's stepping down to spend more time with his family.

Former Utah CIO lands at Oracle

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Mike Hussey, who stepped down as CIO in January, is now a public-sector strategist for Oracle.

Broadband infrastructure funding could be 'life-changing,' advocates say

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Local governments and community groups say the $65 billion in broadband funding could close states' digital divides for good.