IT consolidation

How consolidated IT aided states’ pandemic responses

by • 2 months ago

The CIOs of Minnesota and Tennessee both said their organizational structures aided their pandemic response efforts, but budget cuts could stall progress.

IT consolidation led to culture clashes, Tennessee's CIO says

by • 4 months ago

"We should’ve done more to do a cultural analysis," Stephanie Dedmon said of merging IT workers from 23 different agencies into a unified organization.

Nebraska's IT consolidation paid off during pandemic's remote workforce rush

by • 4 months ago

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.

Louisiana IT agency audited for poor communication, accountability

by • 9 months ago

An auditor's report shows many of the Office of Technology Services' customers are confused or unsatisfied by the service they receive from the young agency.

Grow beyond the transactional mindset, Maine CIO urges

by • 11 months ago

Leaders in state government should be owning the outcomes affecting the public, state CIO Fred Brittain says.

Montana considering new phase of IT consolidation, CIO says

by • 12 months ago

State CIO Tim Bottenfield said infrastructure consolidation is complete and now officials are now looking at applications and people.

Vermont aims to consolidate 300 CRM tools

by • 1 year ago

Upgrading to a modern CRM solution will bring mobility, analytics and standardization across agencies, says state CIO John Quinn.

Why cybersecurity in state government is like babysitting

by • 1 year ago

Maine's state CIO says state IT officials have a big responsibility to care for the public's data and keep it safe.

Process is key for state IT, technology leaders say

by • 1 year ago

State IT leaders from Tennessee and Oklahoma said focusing heavily on processes helped them succeed in their statewide IT consolidations.