Stephanie Dedmon

How consolidated IT aided states’ pandemic responses

by • 2 months ago

The CIOs of Minnesota and Tennessee both said their organizational structures aided their pandemic response efforts, but budget cuts could stall progress.

States are warming up to new technologies during pandemic, CIOs say

by • 6 months ago

As state agencies face urgent needs during their responses to COVID-19, IT leaders see an opportunity to evangelize for their trade.

Pandemic put states' digital modernization efforts in the spotlight

by • 6 months ago

CIOs' aspirations to improve government services and automate workflows are suddenly being tested by a global health crisis few were prepared to face.

Workforce committee pushes new training, recruitment strategies in Tennessee

by • 10 months ago

In K-12 and the state government itself, officials are rethinking how they prepare workers for emerging technical jobs.

State IT workers should adopt 'consultant' mindset, Tennessee CIO says

by • 1 year ago

Stephanie Dedmon told NASCIO's 2019 conference that her staff needs to focus on customer needs, not just the tech.

You can’t afford not to modernize IT, says Tennessee CIO

by • 1 year ago

Understanding the risk environment and taking an inventory is the critical starting point for state information technology upgrades, said Stephanie Dedmon.

With myTN, Tennessee's mobile-first platform meets people where they are

by • 2 years ago

The state's CIO says Tennessee's work to make digital services accessible on one platform will go live in early 2019.

Tennessee CIO says citizen services mobile app will be ready in early 2019

by • 2 years ago

Stephanie Dedmon, who recently took over as the state's IT chief, gave a preview of the app at the annual NASCIO conference.

Tennessee CIO Mark Bengel announces retirement

by • 2 years ago

After more than a decade in the role, his deputy, Stephanie Dedmon, now replaces him.