Vermont is modernizing its IT with ‘capability tiers’
Vermont Chief Technology Officer Mark Combs said the state's breaking down many "monolithic" applications to standardize functionality across the enterprise.
Cities need a digital transformation jump-start
A shortage of vision, leadership, skills or funding are the most common stumbling blocks in cities lacking digital services.
How did the pandemic affect states' IT modernization efforts?
The CIOs of Nebraska and Ohio said their success in weathering the pandemic was largely thanks to preparation and good governance.
Nevada CIO says state's IT is 8 years behind others'
Alan Cunningham, who joined the state government last summer, said a federated environment and inflexible IT funding model is stunting its performance.
Vermont governor wants IT fund to cover long-overdue upgrades
Gov. Phil Scott is proposing a $53 million modernization fund, which state CIO John Quinn said would allow Vermont to "start funding IT the right way."
Modernization and security funding tops NASCIO's legislative agenda
The group's annual federal priorities also include the FCC's oversight of broadband coverage and a long-running goal of harmonizing cybersecurity regulations.
Georgia CIO Calvin Rhodes reflects on decade of service
Rhodes, who was appointed CIO in 2011, is one of the few statewide IT chiefs to last this long in the job.
Tech lobby map rates states' cybersecurity and digital efforts
The Internet Association assigned every state a numerical score based on their cloud adoption, security efforts and digital services.
Virginia's new cloud-enabled data center went live
A data center migration is "well ahead of schedule" for its 2022 completion, officials told StateScoop.