National Association of State Chief Information Officers (NASCIO)

Mississippi CIO Craig Orgeron announces retirement

by • 2 weeks ago

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'

by • 2 months ago

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

by • 3 months ago

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

by • 4 months ago

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

by • 5 months ago

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.

Utah CIO Mike Hussey named new NASCIO vice president

by • 5 months ago

Hussey joins the association's executive committee following the recent job change of former North Carolina CIO Eric Boyette.

CIOs face challenges if coronavirus forces government to go remote

by and • 5 months ago

While telework is easier than ever, government's IT systems could be tested as workers are being ordered to work remotely amid fears of the new coronavirus.

NASCIO names New Hampshire CIO Denis Goulet as new president

by • 5 months ago

Goulet, who was vice president, steps up after the recent job transition of North Carolina CIO Eric Boyette.

U.S. House bill offers $400M for state and local cybersecurity

by • 6 months ago

The bill, a potential counterpart to a measure passed by the Senate last November, would offer a substantial boost to states' cybersecurity initiatives.