State IT workers should adopt 'consultant' mindset, Tennessee CIO says
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
Understanding the risk environment and taking an inventory is the critical starting point for state information technology upgrades, said Stephanie Dedmon.
NASCIO names 30 of the best technology projects in state government
Among the 19 states recognized are shared-services cybersecurity programs operating in Iowa and Texas, where officials say systems are becoming more secure.
Process is key for state IT, technology leaders say
State IT leaders from Tennessee and Oklahoma said focusing heavily on processes helped them succeed in their statewide IT consolidations.
Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee dedicates $35 million to rural broadband
The investment is the latest in a string of large budget allocations from governors in recent months.
With myTN, Tennessee's mobile-first platform meets people where they are
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
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
After more than a decade in the role, his deputy, Stephanie Dedmon, now replaces him.
Blockchain, smart contracts now legally binding in Tennessee
The state is the latest in a series to pass legislation that sets the groundwork for future use of the technology by government.