Tennessee CIO Stephanie Dedmon gives a presentation on her agency’s diversity and inclusion program at NASCIO’s 2021 conference in Seattle. (Scoop News Group)

How Tennessee embraced diversity in IT

CIO Stephanie Dedmon said a diversity and inclusion council created in the wake of the George Floyd protests is creating a "sense of greater belonging" in her…
Clouds dance along the mountain tops viewed from the Hurricane Ridge Visitor Center near Port Angeles, Washington. (George Rose / Getty Images)

First NASCIO cloud survey finds mainframes still rule

State CIOs continue to extol the virtues of cloud services, but budgeting rules and uncertainty about certifications pose barriers.