AI use grew among states during the pandemic, NASCIO says
The pandemic presented "the right business case" for AI in state government, Maryland IT Secretary Michael Leahy said in a new report.
NASCIO names new leadership for 2021-22
Maryland IT Secretary Michael Leahy will take over as the group's president, following New Hampshire CIO Denis Goulet, whose term had been extended by the pandemic.
Time to ‘get back to transformational stuff,’ says Rhode Island CIO
The pandemic forced state government to respond to urgent needs, but now there's room for longer-term planning, says Rhode Island CIO Bijay Kumar.
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 agency.
Top state IT innovators, cybersecurity official honored by NASCIO
NASCIO honored four state IT officials for their recent work responding to the COVID-19 pandemic, modernizing systems and defending against ransomware.
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.
There's 'no going back' to pre-pandemic business, NASCIO says
Remote work and citizens' increased expectation of digital government are here to stay, according to NASCIO's annual survey of its members.
Low-code development catches on with CIOs
Low-code and no-code development became popular during the pandemic by helping IT agencies stand up apps much more quickly than with traditional programming.
NASCIO analytics paper says states are becoming 'ecosystem of rationale'
The report's author encouraged state chief information officers to continue improving their data governance to support decision making across a broad range of policy areas.