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Connecticut manages M in savings with telecom audit

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Bernie O’Donnell, director of communications services for the state’s Department of Administrative Services, discusses how Connecticut is cutting costs.

Texas IT staff evaluating applications that need updating

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Chief Technology Officer John Hoffman discusses how his department is working to identify legacy applications that have become outdated.

States need to embrace cybersecurity framework, experts say

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State IT departments need to shift their cybersecurity approach toward monitoring and response, over prevention, and develop plans that align with NIST's Cybersecurity Framework, security experts warned.

FCC looks at alternatives to support rural broadband expansion

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The chief of the FCC's Office for of Strategic Planning and Policy Analysis delivers a call to action for states to help expand broadband access.

Hybrid clouds offer major perks — if they're interoperable

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Using a hybrid cloud could make states more prepared for disaster. But the systems must interact seamlessly for officials to reap the benefits.

State websites become leading target for hackers

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The executive director of the Multi-State Information Sharing and Analysis Center lays out his top concerns about cybersecurity for state websites.

Georgia moves oversight of 'IT towers' to services integrator

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Georgia’s state technology authority wants to provide a more agile, plug-and-play IT environment by turning over the integration and management of the state’s IT services to Capgemini Inc.

Pa. state intern program helps recruit millennials to IT

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Pennsylvania's deputy secretary for human resources and management shares tips for marketing to the elusive millennial generation.

NASTD tackles potential 'silver tsunami' with education

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The state technology group is readying for a round of retirements that could sap agencies of valuable talent and knowledge.

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