Pandemic's budget shortfalls push states toward automation

by • 4 weeks ago

As chief information officers anticipate working with smaller budgets and smaller teams, automating processes, they say, appears increasingly necessary.

Hawaii's latest digitization project was well-timed for the pandemic

by • 1 month ago

A new time and leave system replaces 40-year-old paper processes in Hawaii, where state CIO Douglas Murdock said many employees continue to work from home.

States spend big on remote-working tech, brace for unemployment

by • 3 months ago

As unemployment claims spike, some governments' systems struggle to keep pace with the heightened load.

Advertisers don't like Hawaii's sweeping new privacy bill

by • 4 months ago

A provision that would require companies to get individuals' consent before selling geolocation and browsing data is drawing sharp opposition from the ad industry.

Hawaii governor vetoes location-data privacy bill

by • 12 months ago

Telecommunications companies with customers in the Aloha State may continue selling their location data to third parties, unfettered by state regulation.

NGA selects six states for election cybersecurity policy academy

by • 1 year ago

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

by • 1 year ago

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

by • 1 year ago

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

by • 1 year ago

New bills would create a statewide chief data officer, and also require the state CIO to update an IT strategic plan every four years.