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Former Texas IT director departs for University of Texas vice chancellorship

by Ryan Johnston • 2 weeks ago

Stacey Napier will direct the University of Texas' government relations in her new role.

Waymo to start testing driver-free cars in California

by Benjamin Freed • 2 weeks ago

The Google spinoff is the first company to get a permit from the state to operate autonomous vehicles without a human behind the wheel.

Technology vendors want better communication from state government

by Colin Wood • 3 weeks ago

State IT procurement has long been frustrating for both sides, but industry associations are trying to smooth things over.

Minnesota claims success in $26 million Real ID system launch

by Jared Beinart • 3 weeks ago

Unlike the state's failing licensing and registration system, this project reportedly has no major issues so far.

Maine to modernize fingerprinting, criminal history records with federal grant

by Ryan Johnston • 3 weeks ago

Planned upgrades include an automated fingerprinting identification system to be shared by Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont.

Kentucky's $375,000 CIO defends his first year on the job

by Benjamin Freed • 3 weeks ago

Charles Grindle, whose unusually high salary has become a political controversy, says he's saved the commonwealth millions of dollars.

'Autonomous Illinois' promises economic benefit, public goods

by Colin Wood • 3 weeks ago

The initiative for connected and autonomous vehicles comes from an executive order signed by Gov. Bruce Rauner.

Cincinnati-area governments sign opioid data-sharing pact with feds

by Benjamin Freed • 3 weeks ago

At a "smart regions" conference in Ohio, representatives from several jurisdictions pledged to use technology to reduce drug overdoses.

Kansas launches country's 'first' mobile driver's license renewal app

by Ryan Johnston • 3 weeks ago

A new feature added to the state's citizen services app provides functionality officials say isn't available anywhere else.

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