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States are struggling to attract top IT talent from the workforce

by • 6 months ago

A survey highlights workforce challenges, driving some states' CIOs to focus on job reclassification and internship programs.

At different stages in consolidation, states look to a more efficient future

by • 1 year ago

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

by • 2 years ago

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

by • 2 years ago

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

by • 2 years ago

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

by • 2 years ago

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

by • 2 years ago

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

by • 2 years ago

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.