Priorities Season 5

Cybersecurity, funding challenges ahead in 2021, says NASCIO

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While 2020 presented many challenges, state governments will face new ones in the coming year, two leaders from NASCIO said.

Are states relenting on municipal broadband during the pandemic?

by • 2 years ago

More states are relaxing limits on municipally controlled broadband networks as the health crisis drags on, raising the need for high-speed internet service.

CISOs make a case for more state-local cybersecurity collaboration

by • 2 years ago

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.

State CIOs enter the cloud ‘one step at a time’

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The pandemic is accelerating states' IT modernization efforts, but institutional challenges are also encouraging state IT leaders to upgrade incrementally.

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.

States are striving for smarter data practices during the pandemic

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States are using more data and refining their practices on the fly during the pandemic, but they're still often hampered by legacy organizational structures, says a guest on StateScoop's Priorities podcast.

How consolidated IT aided states’ pandemic responses

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The CIOs of Minnesota and Tennessee both said their organizational structures aided their pandemic response efforts, but budget cuts could stall progress.

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.

What role should innovation play in states’ pandemic response?

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North Dakota CIO Shawn Riley and Utah CIO Mike Hussey said new technologies and ideas helped their states prepare for the pandemic and will continue to aid their responses.

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