Digital government's challenges are rarely technical

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According to the CIOs of Delaware and New Hampshire, advancing digital government is often a matter of convincing other state officials it's a good idea.

Texas 'tiger team' helps agencies move to the cloud

by • 6 days ago

Building on rising cloud adoption statewide, state CIO Todd Kimbriel says his agency has team dedicated to helping agencies chart their own paths to cloud.

Amid recovery, U.S. Virgin Islands looks to cloud and consolidation

by • 3 weeks ago

Almost two years after Hurricanes Maria and Irma crippled the island territory, its CIO Angelo Riddick says reliability is key.

11 steps to a 'brokerage model' for state CIOs

by • 1 month ago

In its latest publication, NASCIO outlines strategic "plays" top state IT officials can make to sustain a new operating model.

Contractor-monitoring software bills that worried state CIOs mostly failed to pass

by • 1 month ago

Bills filed in 32 states requiring aggressive contractor monitoring software have mostly failed to pass, but there's always New Jersey.

'Slowly but surely,' states are convincing feds to simplify security regulations

by • 1 month ago

Though no regulations have been changed yet, officials say the last several years of talks are essential first steps toward change.

NASCIO honors Utah Gov. Herbert with Technology Champion Award

by • 1 month ago

The state leader was recognized for his broad contributions to IT in the public sector, including broadband, job-training and digital government initiatives.

Wisconsin energizes mainframe workforce with interns

by • 2 months ago

The technology is old, but the people running it are new.

Costly 2012 data breach showed Utah importance of tracking inventory

by • 2 months ago

The incident, which cost the state $10 million, led it to adopt a network-monitoring platform that controls which devices can log on.