Remote work to be a 'lasting feature' for state IT offices

by • 3 months ago

Several state CIOs predict that widespread telework will linger in government long after the COVID-19 pandemic ends.

Five cities team up to uncover economic-development innovations

by • 6 months ago

Local governments in five states will share best practices and new ideas to boost economic development and improve civic engagement.

Missouri hires new statewide CIO

by • 7 months ago

Jeffrey Wann, a former IT executive in the insurance industry, will take over for Mike Cheles, who retired at the end of 2019.

Missouri CIO says creativity is needed to address workforce challenges

by • 10 months ago

With not enough funding for new positions or training to keep up with technological changes, state CIO Mike Cheles encourages new tactics.

Missouri CIO Mike Cheles to retire at end of year

by • 11 months ago

The longtime private-sector IT executive who was hired in October 2018, plans to retire Dec. 31.

11 local governments to share solutions on mobility, civic engagement

by • 12 months ago

The "Small Places, Big Ideas Innovation Cohort" is now collecting proposals for technologies that can connect governments and the public and help with mobility.

DHS, St. Louis partner on 'smart city' pilot for public safety

by • 12 months ago

The Department of Homeland Security says it wants to make it easier for cities to mix and match technologies from different vendors.

Arkansas plans to deploy broadband statewide by 2022

by • 1 year ago

Gov. Asa Hutchinson released a plan this week that includes creating a new statewide broadband office charged with connecting all communities with more than 500 residents.

St. Louis IT agency revised security policies after audit, CIO says

by • 1 year ago

Cindy Riordan says the IT agency has cracked down on the number of people who have access to the municipal data center, and revised contracts to ensure vendors follow industry standards on security.