Modernization is like fixing an air conditioner, Illinois CISO says
Retiring legacy systems, Illinois CISO Adam Ford said during a CrowdStrike event, is like "replacing the air conditioner before it goes out."
Connecticut Gov. Lamont signs government modernization bill
The new law removes what Gov. Ned Lamont called "outdated bureaucratic practices" and instates new governance for modern IT processes.
Michigan legislature plans to update how it talks to constituents
Lawmakers elsewhere shaved two months off their response times to constituent requests, according to makers of the Indigov software being used in Michigan.
Virginia unemployment call centers look worse than at pandemic's peak, auditor said
Upgrades to the Virginia unemployment agency's IT systems and call center are facing significant challenges, an auditor said.
How post-pandemic IT priorities are shifting
A new survey of local government and higher education IT leaders reveals how IT investment strategies are moving in new directions coming out of the pandemic.
State, local tech leaders push for post-pandemic modernization
NASCIO Executive Director Doug Robinson and other tech leaders told members of Congress how state and local tech can mature after COVID-19.
Deloitte wins $99M contract for Rhode Island social services system
The firm will continue working on RIBridges after past troubles led to payment freezes and official resignations.
How states are building smarter internet security out to the edge
Cloudflare’s John Kaden discusses automation and bot management tools that give state and local agencies a more modern approach to infrastructure security.
West Virginia's CTO gets new title, more authority
A new piece of legislation gives state IT chief Joshua Spence a CIO title and greater authority to manage information technology across state agencies.