Nevada CIO says state's IT is 8 years behind others'

by • 1 month ago

Alan Cunningham, who joined the state government last summer, said a federated environment and inflexible IT funding model is stunting its performance.

Nevada weighs letting tech companies build their own communities

by • 2 months ago

Gov. Steve Sisolak voiced support for legislation allowing emerging-tech companies to develop land where they could assume the power of county governments.

For rapid housing relief, Nevada's biggest county went digital

by • 6 months ago

New software from IBM eliminated the need for Clark County, Nevada's 2.2 million residents to visit an office in person to drop off applications for housing assistance.

State CIOs enter the cloud ‘one step at a time’

by • 6 months ago

The pandemic is accelerating states' IT modernization efforts, but institutional challenges are also encouraging state IT leaders to upgrade incrementally.

Nevada's new CIO targets tech-funding model, remote work

by • 7 months ago

Alan Cunningham, who started as Nevada's new chief information officer Aug. 31, said attaining a more nimble funding model for technology projects is one of his top priorities.

For fighting fires, video conferencing is 'game-changing,' says Nevada department

by • 7 months ago

Fire teams are drawing video feeds from drones and using video conferencing to communicate across jurisdictions, replacing manual processes that could take days to complete previously.

Apple, Google: Contact tracing to become standard smartphone feature

by • 7 months ago

Nevada, Maryland, Virginia and D.C. will be the first to use a version of the tech giants' jointly developed API that does not require the installation of an app.

Naloxone inventory app gives Nevada clearer view of opioid epidemic

by • 7 months ago

A new system for tracking distribution of the anti-overdose drug Naloxone is giving officials better data with which to fight the nationwide opioid epidemic, which still kills more than 100 people each day.

Nevada joins states using Apple-Google API for contact tracing app

by • 8 months ago

The state is the latest to publish a smartphone app based on the tech giants' joint programming kit in an attempt to track the spread of COVID-19.