Connecticut to consolidate IT into single agency
Gov. Ned Lamont ordered the centralization of IT staff from about 40 agencies into a single statewide organization.
Pandemic put states' digital modernization efforts in the spotlight
CIOs' aspirations to improve government services and automate workflows are suddenly being tested by a global health crisis few were prepared to face.
'Not business as usual' for government's tech workers
State and local technology officials say they're being confronted with new tasks, like preparing what could soon become extra intensive care medical facilities.
Connecticut launches ‘problem-based’ procurement for digital government
State CIO Mark Raymond said the new process should yield more creative solutions, more quickly.
Connecticut calls its new Cybersecurity Action Plan a 'call to arms'
The document outlines new programs and provides guidance to public and private institutions across the state.
State leaders say net neutrality repeal could upend equitable service delivery
As the nation waits for the FCC to register its final ruling, some state leaders plan for potential disruptions to government services.
Collaboration with Trump admin key in 2017, state CIO group says
The leading state IT trade association stresses that states need to collaborate with the federal government on cyber, legacy modernization funding and a nationwide public safety communications network.
Connecticut names Arthur House state's first chief cyber security risk officer
The new role is intended to bridge agency and sector.
State CIOs: Economics of cloud still pose uncertain costs to state government
Cloud computing can lower operating costs for state governments, but CIOs need to keep a sharp eye on contract terms and unforeseen requirements.