Tennessee's Medicaid program is going in on process automation

by • 21 hours ago

TennCare CIO Hugh Hale said he wants to automate as many of his agency's processes as possible to make themselves "easier to deal with."

Fostering diversity in state IT requires ‘vulnerability’

by • 3 weeks ago

On the Priorities podcast, Tennessee CIO Stephanie Dedmon shares what she's learned from a diversity and inclusion initiative in her agency, and Wyoming cybersecurity officials talk about how they're preparing for new federal grants.

Adopting open-source platforms to modernize citizen services

by • 4 months ago

IT leaders from the State of Tennessee, Red Hat and KPMG discuss modernization initiatives to create agile environments to better serve citizen services.

How Tennessee embraced diversity in IT

by • 7 months ago

CIO Stephanie Dedmon said a diversity and inclusion council created in the wake of the George Floyd protests is creating a "sense of greater belonging" in her agency.

Tennessee to spend $500 million in Rescue Plan funding on broadband

by • 10 months ago

Gov. Bill Lee said the state also plans to spend an additional $100 million in state funds for broadband expansion.

Chattanooga's 'Smart Corridor+' to feed researchers street-level data

by • 10 months ago

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga received a $1.37 million grant from the National Science Foundation to build an online portal for smart city researchers to study the city's downtown area.

Memphis, Tenn., fostered data culture through competition, mayor says

by • 10 months ago

Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland said monthly meetings that publicized agency figures pushed city leaders to embrace data and improve their numbers.

NASCIO names winners of State Technology Innovator Awards

by • 2 years ago

State technology officials in Colorado, Florida and Tennessee were recognized by the group for their contributions to advancing state technology policy.

How consolidated IT aided states’ pandemic responses

by • 2 years ago

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