Ohio’s cloud smart initiative key to innovations during pandemic

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Ohio CIO Ervan Rodgers discusses how their modern approach to cloud allowed programs to push out key collaboration and AI-enabled tools quickly and meet citizen needs.

New initiative in Columbus, Ohio, is getting big companies to use more renewable energy

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A citywide project rooted in advancing "smart city" technology now has some of the city's largest companies buying more solar and wind power.

Alleged anti-vote-by-mail robocall scammers charged again in Ohio

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Right-wing scammers Jack Burkman and Jacob Wohl were previously charged in Michigan for allegedly placing a robocall discouraging minority voters from casting mail-in ballots.

CIOs hope pandemic gives tech 'permanent seat at the table'

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A group of state and city IT leaders said the pandemic's made their departments more important than ever.

Most counties' election sites still lack .gov and HTTPS, McAfee says

by • 3 months ago

Very few of more than 3,000 websites run by county election officials employ two basic government cybersecurity protocols, according to a new report.

Ohio’s CIO on state’s agility and innovation during COVID-19

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Ervan Rodgers shares how collaboration between state agencies and the vendor community is improving citizen services and reducing operational costs.

Is our elections infrastructure ready for the November election?

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Ben Spear with the EI-ISAC and Spencer Wood, CIO of the Ohio secretary of state's office, say the nation's elections infrastructure is ready for November.

Ohio's vulnerability disclosure program for elections indicates 'maturity'

by • 5 months ago

The first-in-the-nation policy allows independent researchers to look for flaws in voter registration websites across the state's 88 counties.

Local government's open forums must persist during pandemic, say city leaders

by • 7 months ago

As the coronavirus pandemic forces many government services online, technology officials cite concern that some transparency efforts could get left behind.