National Association of State Chief Information Officers (NASCIO)
New Hampshire's Goulet to stay on as NASCIO president
The group extended the terms of its member leadership through 2021, and added two new members to its executive committee.
The pandemic exposed cybersecurity shortcomings, NASCIO study finds
Statewide CISOs have become more visible during COVID-19, but despite some achievements, many hurdles remain, especially when it comes to funding.
Pandemic elevated CIOs' roles, NASCIO survey finds
The association's annual survey of its members found that many CIOs are at the forefront of their states' responses to the historic health crisis.
House passes $400M state and local cybersecurity grant program
The NASCIO-endorsed bill would create $400 million in federal cybersecurity grants annually, but it is unlikely to be taken up in the Senate.
Mississippi CIO Craig Orgeron announces retirement
Orgeron, one of the nation's longest serving technology chiefs, said he's made the "tough decision" to step down in August.
New NASCIO paper shows how CIOs can use 'four forces'
The association's new paper demonstrates how political, market, customer and inertial forces can be used to further technology organizations' strategic goals, even during the pandemic.
States say next pandemic relief bill needs IT and cybersecurity aid
A coalition of 12 groups, led by the National Governors Association, say Congress needs to support state and local IT infrastructure in any future COVID-19 relief package.
Vendor-tracking software firm wields pandemic in latest pitch to states
TransparentBusiness, which last year lobbied nearly every state to use its software to monitor IT contractors, sees an opening in the telework surge.
NASCIO cancels midyear conference amid coronavirus pandemic
The group is heeding the Centers for Disease Control, which advises against gatherings of more than 50 people in order to mitigate the deadly virus' spread.