NGA selects six states for election cybersecurity policy academy
Arizona, Hawaii, Idaho, Minnesota, Nevada and Virginia will spend the next six months studying election security to come up with plans ahead of the 2020 election.
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.
Arkansas plans to deploy broadband statewide by 2022
Gov. Asa Hutchinson released a plan this week that includes creating a new statewide broadband office charged with connecting all communities with more than 500 residents.
Hawaii lawmakers consider chief data officer, IT governance bills
New bills would create a statewide chief data officer, and also require the state CIO to update an IT strategic plan every four years.
Hawaii names former state comptroller as new CIO
Gov. David Ige nominated Douglas Murdock, who previously served his administration as the state's top financial officer.
Hawaii CIO Todd Nacapuy to resign
Nacapuy, who was hired in 2015 to turn around a struggling state IT office, will step down Dec. 31.
Hawaii’s paperless push pays dividends
The state estimates it will save 00,000 and 10 million sheets of paper within three years through its new program.
Amid Hawaii's volcanic eruption, drones and maps revealed hidden fissure
A volunteer team in Hawaii last month is thought to be the first to use drones to collect critical images and data from above a volcano during emergency response efforts.
Partnerships, identity crafting can aid state government workforce woes
State government doesn't have a "cool" reputation, but technology leaders say they have found success hiring new employees through new partnerships and rebranding efforts.