State leader on lowering IT costs during pandemic
Arizona’s Doug Lange shares how the state’s strategy to invest in cloud-based technology helped them save millions in cost avoidance and infrastructure savings.
New Jersey CTO discusses increasing telework capacity with cloud
New Jersey’s Christopher Rein says the pandemic was a force multiplier for leadership to invest in cloud and data programs which significantly improve service delivery.
Virginia CIO discusses the state's remote work investments
Virginia CIO Nelson Moe says the state’s leaders are looking at the long-term impact of their technology investments and the future of work.
With SASE, less means more for modern security outcomes
Palo Alto Networks executive discusses why secure access service edge (SASE) can reduce complexity and improve security for government’s remote workforce.
Simplify citizen services with centralized cloud infrastructure
Maryland’s secretary of IT, Michael Leahy shares how the pandemic ramped up the state’s plans to simplify services on a secure, one-stop platform.
Microsoft exec on using cloud to scale services and security
Microsoft’s Michael Mattmiller reflects on how agencies have leaned on cloud infrastructure and SaaS applications to scale services during the pandemic, and Microsoft's own lessons learned to secure their remote workforce.
Pandemic elevated CIOs' roles, NASCIO survey finds
The association's annual survey of its members found that many CIOs are at the forefront of their states' responses to the historic health crisis.
For fighting fires, video conferencing is 'game-changing,' says Nevada department
Fire teams are drawing video feeds from drones and using video conferencing to communicate across jurisdictions, replacing manual processes that could take days to complete previously.
Four legal tips for managing data during the pandemic
News concerns around security, compliance, data-ownership and access are increasingly relevant as staff work remotely during the pandemic, a lawyer told the National Association of Counties' online conference.