VMWare: Virtualization sets the tone for the future of state IT
Through virtualization, state governments could shift the future of their network, computing and software environments, VMWare says.
Texas IT staff evaluating applications that need updating
Chief Technology Officer John Hoffman discusses how his department is working to identify legacy applications that have become outdated.
Colorado builds internal firewalls to amp up cybersecurity
The state's chief information security officer discusses her strategy for refreshing aging technology and improving security.
Georgia moves oversight of 'IT towers' to services integrator
Georgia’s state technology authority wants to provide a more agile, plug-and-play IT environment by turning over the integration and management of the state’s IT services to Capgemini Inc.
Alabama CIO navigates thin budget to fund new tech, cyber
As Alabama fights to pass a budget that will fully fund its government, state IT officials like Brunson White are forced to make do with what they have.
Former Nebraska CIO reviews state's next steps
As Ed Toner settles into his new role as chief information officer of Nebraska, he’ll be taking the baton of a technology executive who’s served the state for two decades.
Maine CIO Jim Smith on business process management
Maine Chief Information Officer Jim Smith recently joined StateScoopTV to discuss a number of current projects including his emphasis on business process management, along with what excites him about working in state government.
Inside the FAA's newest drone test site
The sixth and final Federal Aviation Administration-approved testing facility for unmanned aircraft systems became officially operational Wednesday in Blacksburg, Virginia.
Michigan's Dan Lohrmann leaving for private sector
Michigan Chief Security Officer Dan Lohrmann will leave public service Friday to take a job as the chief strategist and chief security officer for California-based Security Mentor.