States centralizing IT must demonstrate value, CIOs say
The call to centralize IT services often comes from the top, but cooperation with agencies takes communication, CIOs say on the Priorities podcast.
Small-city mayor says citizen-centric government is what's 'smart'
Eugene Grant, mayor of Seat Pleasant, Maryland, says digital transformation has allowed citizens to be engaged in the day-to-day activities of city operations.
Data, customers key to state IT modernization in Maryland
Before upgrading the state's legacy systems, says Maryland's technology secretary, he must first understand the businesses and how they overlap or differ.
Maryland CISO John Evans leaves state government
Appointed the state's first statewide information security chief in July, Evans has stepped down after four years with the state government.
11 local governments to share solutions on mobility, civic engagement
The "Small Places, Big Ideas Innovation Cohort" is now collecting proposals for technologies that can connect governments and the public and help with mobility.
Maryland's new budget portal gives residents a peek at state spending
The site's designers say this is the next iteration of data transparency for the state. AI-powered bots could be next.
Maryland Gov. Hogan rallies governors to repair national infrastructure
The Republican will use his year leading the National Governors Association to advocate for repair of the country's aging roads, bridges and digital networks.
To find top talent, Maryland IT bureau taps internship program
The Maryland Department of Information Technology is the first state agency to take advantage of the regional program serving hundreds of organizations.
Personal data of 78,000 exposed by Maryland Labor Department
Personal information of those involved with adult education and unemployment insurance programs was accessible to unauthorized users, state officials revealed.