At different stages in consolidation, states look to a more efficient future
On the latest episode of StateScoop’s Priorities podcast, the CIOs from Mississippi and Nebraska talk about their efforts on consolidation and why the idea has been a state technology priority for so long.
Digital Transformation Exchange opens to share best ideas in government tech
The Information Technology & Innovation Foundation is positioning a new website as the go-to spot for state and local governments looking for best practices and case studies.
Emerging technologies empower government to respond to constituent demand
Commentary: Leaders from consultancy NIC Inc. say technologies like chatbots, "voice-first" devices, and virtual reality are enabling government to serve its public like never before.
States unite on first multi-tenant unemployment insurance system in the cloud
Mississippi, Rhode Island, Maine, and Connecticut are pooling their resources on a cloud-based unemployment insurance platform expected to reduce operational costs by as much as 40 percent.
As CIO role evolves, cybersecurity policy becomes more important than ever
Mississippi Chief Information Officer Craig Orgeron says as CIOs add services to their catalogs, there's a growing need for comprehensive cybersecurity policies.
Using open data to 'tech your way out' of the Silver Tsunami
Commentary: A generation of workers is retiring in record numbers, but the CEO of Socrata says technology can transform the obstacle into an opportunity.
Mississippi hires entrepreneur in residence to support startups short on resources
In a state where finding adequate legal or financial help can be a challenge, a startup accelerator is providing a new resource for young technology companies.
Mississippi debuts chatbot, virtual reality features on upgraded website
The upgrades, completed in June, are intended to enable residents to easily access more information.
Mississippi working group hunts for big data ideas
The group will spend its first sessions studying and reporting on ways to harness data that can potentially improve public health, bolster quality of life, and save lives.