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

by • 4 days 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 • 4 weeks 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 • 1 month 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 • 1 month 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 • 2 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 • 2 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 • 2 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.

Nevada hires school district IT security officer as statewide CIO

by • 2 months ago

Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak has named Alan Cunningham, the information security officer of Washoe County School District, as the state's new chief information officer.

Nevada launches new license plate to support STEM education

by • 1 year ago

Those who purchase the new design will see their proceeds go toward nonprofits that advance technology and computer science training and education.