Nebraska's IT consolidation paid off during pandemic's remote workforce rush
Consolidating IT functions was already saving the states tens of millions of dollars, but CIO Ed Toner said the project's true value was revealed when the pandemic hit.
Narrowing the digital divide with holistic infrastructure
As state and local leaders adjust to employees’ working from home, now is a good time to think creatively on how to confront connectivity challenges.
Could the pandemic enable CIOs to 'reinvent' government?
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.
Pandemic telework broadened the target area for ransomware attacks, state officials say
Government cybersecurity efforts now need to account for workers' home networks and personal devices, state CISOs said.
Pandemic accelerated states' identity and access management projects
CIOs and industry experts said in a webcast Thursday that identity and access management has proven increasingly important amid the pandemic's remote-work paradigm.
Local governments find remote work to be 'starting over' point
City and county IT leaders said on a recent webcast that the pandemic has brought about an opportunity to reassess how the business of government gets done.
Remote Workforce — A StateScoop Special Report
Working and studying from home has become the norm in 2020. Here's how government and university leaders are responding.
LA police commission forgot to upgrade Zoom license before public meeting
After the meeting capped at 500 participants, commissioners scrambled for a solution for nearly an hour before Zoom provided an emergency license upgrade.
Remote work wasn't in Delaware's IT plan when the pandemic hit
While some employees were ready to work from home, large-scale telework efforts were not in the plans for Delaware’s tech agency. Coronavirus changed that.