Clark County, Nev., promotes deputy CIO to top role

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Bob C. Leek, who's been with the Las Vegas-area county since February 2021, now leads its 200-person IT department in Clark County.

Broadband infrastructure funding could be 'life-changing,' advocates say

by • 6 months ago

Local governments and community groups say the $65 billion in broadband funding could close states' digital divides for good.

Nevada CIO says he's quitting after duties 'altered dramatically'

by • 6 months ago

Alan Cunningham, who was appointed in August 2020, announced he's stepping down after "having my job responsibilities altered dramatically."

Blockchains backs off 'innovation zones' concept in Nevada

by • 8 months ago

Blockchains founder and CEO Jeffrey Berns said he's pulling out of further talks, citing the absence of "a champion" for the project.

Nevada's local officials are still skeptical of 'innovation zones'

by • 9 months ago

County officials in Nevada told state legislators they don't want to share governmental authority with tech companies buying large plots of land in the state.

State CIOs eye satellite internet, chatbots, automation tools

by • 10 months ago

Satellite internet systems could be a cheaper solution to the digital divide, particularly in rural states, top technology officials said.

Nevada to spend $2 million on multi-factor authentication

by • 1 year ago

Nevada officials said state accounts were compromised dozens of times last year, and that additional authentication can help prevent future cases.

Nevada presses pause on 'innovation zones'

by • 1 year ago

Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak said the idea of communities governed by technology companies warrants further public examination before the legislature makes a decision.

States continue tinkering with their unemployment systems

by • 1 year ago

States are still ironing out the policies, procedures and technologies that will allow their unemployment insurance platforms to scale for massive demand.