Tags IT Modernization

You can’t afford not to modernize IT, says Tennessee CIO

by • 5 days ago

Understanding the risk environment and taking an inventory is the critical starting point for state information technology upgrades, said Stephanie Dedmon.

Utah considering blockchain for vehicle title transfers

by • 7 days ago

State CIO Mike Hussey said the distributed-ledger technology can reduce time wasted by shuttling documents to and from the bank.

In New Jersey, data privacy starts with basic education

by • 1 week ago

The state’s chief data and privacy officer says she’s doing a lot with privacy, but keeping data private starts with educating staff on the fundamentals.

Data, customers key to state IT modernization in Maryland

by • 1 week ago

Before upgrading the state's legacy systems, says Maryland's technology secretary, he must first understand the businesses and how they overlap or differ.

West Virginia navigates ‘complex net’ of enterprise IT systems

by • 2 weeks ago

The state’s chief technology officer says he’s now working to modernize the state’s systems while ensuring complexity is kept manageable. 

Colorado Chief Technology Officer David McCurdy to step down

by • 3 weeks ago

McCurdy said the last five years of technology in Colorado has been a story of progress and successful projects where the state had previously struggled.

Musical 'think tank' sessions spur IT creativity in Ohio

by • 2 months ago

Ohio state CIO Ervan Rodgers says he wanted to create an atmosphere that would get people loose and willing to share new ideas.

Why cybersecurity in state government is like babysitting

by • 2 months ago

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

Next-generation 911 gets $109 million boost

by • 2 months ago

Funding authorized in 2012 is now being dispensed to 34 states and territories. But a full nationwide upgrade could require more than $12 billion.