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Ransomware solution? Outsource all IT, says local government expert

by • 8 months ago

The head of the Public Technology Institute says it's time for small and midsize local governments to admit they're outmatched.

The 5 most challenging IT tasks facing local governments

by • 11 months ago

Commentary: From cybersecurity to time management, PTI's Dale Bowen shares what IT leaders from across the country are saying about their toughest tasks.

Salary constraints, lack of qualified applicants top local government IT workforce woes

by • 12 months ago

Ninety-two percent of local governments said in a recent survey they struggle to find IT staff with the necessary skills.

Public Technology Institute to become part of CompTIA

by • 1 year ago

The association for city and county IT officers will become part of the larger training and certification organization for technology officials.

Radio, 911 upgrades top priorities for county law enforcement

by • 1 year ago

In an infographic from Public Technology Institute, county law enforcement agencies report radio communications as the top priority over the next five years.

Half of local IT agencies left out of smart strategy planning

by • 1 year ago

Many city and county technology officials surveyed by PTI reported they do not play a main role in the development of their government’s smart strategy.

Local governments lack defined digital services strategy, survey says

by • 1 year ago

A new infographic from the Public Technology Institute shows that local government digital strategies are predominantly 'ad-hoc' and 'not defined.'

On cybersecurity, many local governments still lack strategic or disruption response plans

by • 1 year ago

A new infographic from the Public Technology Institute shows that while local governments are increasingly adopting cybersecurity training for employees, they often lack cyber planning.

'Internet of things' poised for greatest impact, local IT leaders say

by • 1 year ago

IoT, artificial intelligence, blockchain and autonomous systems top the list of most impactful emerging technologies for local government, according to a new infographic from the Public Technology Institute.