Former Texas IT director departs for University of Texas vice chancellorship
Stacey Napier will direct the University of Texas' government relations in her new role.
Waymo to start testing driver-free cars in California
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
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
Unlike the state's failing licensing and registration system, this project reportedly has no major issues so far.
Kentucky's $375,000 CIO defends his first year on the job
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
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
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
A new feature added to the state's citizen services app provides functionality officials say isn't available anywhere else.
Tennessee CIO says citizen services mobile app will be ready in early 2019
Stephanie Dedmon, who recently took over as the state's IT chief, gave a preview of the app at the annual NASCIO conference.