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North Carolina expands online voter registration amid coronavirus

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The state will allow anyone with a DMV-issued identification to register to vote online, as the spread of COVID-19 has shuttered government offices and halted in-person registration efforts.

Can Wi-Fi hotspots bridge the digital divide under coronavirus?

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Shelter-in-place orders keeping millions inside their homes will force states to figure out how to keep people without reliable residential internet service connected.

North Carolina CIO named state’s new transportation secretary

by • 2 months ago

State CIO Eric Boyette will step down to become head of the North Carolina Department of Transportation at the end of the month. 

FCC's 5G fund called 'slap in the face' to areas struggling to get 4G

by • 4 months ago

The FCC's $9 billion 5G expansion plan was criticized by lawmakers and state officials who say it lacks a clear business plan and will do little for rural areas.

North Carolina seeks to fail ‘quickly and inexpensively,’ official says

by • 4 months ago

Finding the correct solutions means not being afraid of momentary failure, state chief solutions officer Glenn Poplawski says in a video interview.

North Carolina IT agency embraces failures to change culture

by • 5 months ago

Leaders of the North Carolina Department of Information Technology changed their internal culture by embracing their failed projects, the state's "chief solutions officer" said at the Red Hat Government Symposium.

North Carolina municipalities get state’s help on ransomware protection

by • 5 months ago

State CIO Eric Boyette says North Carolina’s cybersecurity resources are being deployed to aid local governments where they’re needed most.

How mapping tools are improving school safety in North Carolina

by • 5 months ago

Applications for risk management planning and mapping are helping state officials coordinate with school administrators and better understand their facilities.

Fun and games can raise cybersecurity awareness in state government

by • 5 months ago

North Carolina's capture-the-flag exercise is extending cybersecurity concerns beyond the office of the chief information officer.