In Jackson, Mississippi, AI-powered cough bots and COVID-19 maps fuel response
Like many other local governments, Jackson is quickly adopting new digital technologies to ensure resources are directed when and where they're needed.
Mississippi state government doesn’t have cybersecurity roles — yet
Mississippi CIO Craig Orgeron says the state is currently revamping its IT job classifications to match the modern technology landscape.
Mississippi tallying ‘big wins’ in cybersecurity
State CIO Craig Orgeron said new legislation and policy is helping the state mature, but a recent audit shows there’s still room to improve.
Mississippi audit finds 'disregard' for cybersecurity across state
More than 40 percent of state entities did not bother responding to a required survey about IT and data security practices, the state auditor said.
Mississippi hopes to reverse declining game revenue with new online licensing system
Just in time for turkey season.
States are struggling to attract top IT talent from the workforce
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
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.