Six months in, state executives reflect on their pandemic response

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Winners of StateScoop 50 Awards for GoldenGov: State Executive of the Year share how the pandemic has dramatically changed their operations and outlooks.

Is your city running data drills for pandemic prep?

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City and state officials say improving data governance can help government respond to crises like the coronavirus pandemic faster and with greater precision.

Rebuilding our city infrastructure begins with municipal broadband

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Commentary: Ignite Cities’ George Burciaga says as cities emerge from the COVID-19 pandemic, municipal broadband is key to driving future tech innovation and success.

Pandemic kindled 'newfound interest' in government's IT modernization project

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Google executive Todd Schroeder said recent successes rapidly upgrading legacy systems in state and local government will have a lasting effect on the mindsets of IT leaders.

Could the pandemic enable CIOs to 'reinvent' government?

by • 3 months ago

The pandemic transformed the state government workforce. Two state chief information officers said they plan to build on some of those improvements after they return to the office.

How to deploy an enterprise analytics platform during a pandemic

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Commentary: EY's Chris Estes says state and local governments need to create purpose-built solutions, watch privacy and security and above all, prioritize project leadership.

Government IT budgets expected to decline as interest in technology spikes

by • 5 months ago

Chief information officers find themselves more relevant than ever, yet more than half in a recent survey said they expect their budgets to get cut this year. Meanwhile, Toronto's smart neighborhood project loses its developer.

As government considers options for November election, daily challenges mount

by • 5 months ago

How to fund a safe and secure elections during a pandemic is a growing concern for state and local agencies. Meanwhile, government continues to find ways to deliver essential services.

For emergency food assistance during pandemic, GIS plays star role

by • 5 months ago

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, is one of many local governments using maps to ensure the public has up-to-date and actionable data to find food and essential supplies.