States' lack of emerging-tech governance is risky, NASCIO says
New research published by NASCIO shows that state technology officials are interested in technologies like AI and chatbots, many states don't have the governance models to effectively adopt them.
NASCIO names winners of State Technology Innovator Awards
State technology officials in Colorado, Florida and Tennessee were recognized by the group for their contributions to advancing state technology policy.
NASCIO names winners of 2020 State IT Recognition Awards
Innovative state technology projects that could be duplicated in other states were recognized by NASCIO's voting panel, with Virginia and Colorado each taking home two awards.
NASCIO names State IT Recognition Award finalists for 2020
The National Association of State Chief Information Officers says it plans to announce 10 winners at its virtual online conference in October.
NASCIO renews call for IT and cybersecurity aid to states in pandemic relief bill
The demand comes as Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell prepares to introduce his "phase 4" relief bill.
NASCIO cancels year-end conference, will replace with virtual sessions
The annual gathering, which had been scheduled to take place in Minneapolis in October, is the latest event to be reorganized as the COVID-19 pandemic rages on.
Nearly 75% of states launched chatbots to aid pandemic response
Surging demand at health and labor departments spurred adoption of chatbots in state government, according to a new NASCIO report.
Federal report urges cybersecurity regulation reforms sought by states
A review of four major agencies' rules — including the FBI's and Social Security's — for how states use their data affirms NASCIO's long-held desire to harmonize cybersecurity regulations.
Remote work to be a 'lasting feature' for state IT offices
Several state CIOs predict that widespread telework will linger in government long after the COVID-19 pandemic ends.