City CIOs no longer in 'crisis mode,' but there's no going back to normal
City IT leaders say they've mostly exited the "crisis mode" of the pandemic, but that they must continue to push for innovation.
Remote work driving Mass. IT workers to the private sector, CIO says
Massachusetts CIO Curtis Wood said the state has recently begun losing more IT staff to the private sector.
AI use grew among states during the pandemic, NASCIO says
The pandemic presented "the right business case" for AI in state government, Maryland IT Secretary Michael Leahy said in a new report.
Connectivity is still the 'building block' for IT modernization
Local IT officials said that without basic internet connectivity, efforts to modernize fancy new technologies won't realize their full benefit.
State CIOs' 2021 priorities reflect needs of the pandemic
Cybersecurity leads for the eighth consecutive year, while digital government, broadband and workforce issues also ranked highly as the health crisis continues.
CISOs make a case for more state-local cybersecurity collaboration
Collaboration "is the only way that we are doing to be able to move the needle when it comes to cybersecurity,” said North Carolina Chief Risk Officer Maria Thompson.
Iowa auditor faults state's $21M software contract paid by CARES Act
Iowa State Auditor Rob Sand said the state misallocated $21 million in federal pandemic relief funding.
State CIOs enter the cloud ‘one step at a time’
The pandemic is accelerating states' IT modernization efforts, but institutional challenges are also encouraging state IT leaders to upgrade incrementally.
Six months in, state executives reflect on their pandemic response
Winners of StateScoop 50 Awards for GoldenGov: State Executive of the Year share how the pandemic has dramatically changed their operations and outlooks.