Pennsylvania to pilot Google-Apple contact tracing app next week

by • 1 month ago

Built using the same API jointly released by Google and Apple in May, Pennsylvania officials will test the app first with a wide release slated for next month.

Five lessons state technology officials took from telework

by • 2 months ago

In an online event, IT officials said enabling entire state workforces to work from home stirred unexpected lessons about culture, cybersecurity and training.

Pennsylvania launches broadband map to prepare ISPs for federal auction

by • 4 months ago

The map, developed by Penn State researchers, shows the underserved areas where broadband companies will be eligible for federal funding to expand coverage.

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.

Last Pennsylvania county picks new voting system in time for 2020

by • 9 months ago

Dauphin County, which includes state capital Harrisburg, was the last of 67 counties to choose a new platform that produces paper trails of ballots.

Washington, Pennsylvania consider blockchain for identity management

by • 10 months ago

At the intersection of cybersecurity and citizen experience, IAM could be improved by blockchain, said two top technology officials.

Pennsylvania CIO 'excited' about single sign-on expansion

by • 11 months ago

Pennsylvania is connecting a growing number of applications to its Keystone Login function in service of its citizens, CIO John MacMillan said.

'Better than federal standards' on Pennsylvania's new voting tech

by • 12 months ago

Secretary of the Commonwealth Kathy Boockvar said most of her counties are replacing old paperless voting machines ahead of the 2020 election.

'Converge' as a group for better state IT budgeting, tech leaders say

by • 12 months ago

The top technology officials from Pennsylvania and West Virginia say bringing an enterprise together for budgeting talks can generate unexpected business value.