'I think we've been more busy': How state IT vendors have been working through the pandemic

by • 2 years ago

Winners of the 2020 StateScoop 50 award for Industry Leadership of the Year discuss how COVID-19 altered their relationships with the CIOs they serve.

With mainframe support scarce, North Dakota turns to Latvia

by • 2 years ago

After a decade of trying to generate local talent, North Dakota has turned to Eastern Europe for additional mainframe support.

Consolidated help desk gives Kansas full view of IT activities

by • 3 years ago

A recent initiative is helping the state understand how the IT department's responds to incidents across the enterprise.

Georgia Technology Authority inks $219 million hybrid-cloud contract for state's digital services

by • 4 years ago

The contract will place technology company Unisys in charge of the state's data centers, storage and computing services.

Louisiana kicks off motor vehicle agency IT modernization with agile

by • 4 years ago

The state is taking a piecemeal approach to the project and conducting much of the work in house to prevent it from spiraling out of control.

People want more police technology, but not more surveillance

by • 5 years ago

New survey data shows a public that is conflicted about how law enforcement adopts new technologies like body-worn cameras and online crime reporting tools.

IoT report: People are willing to give up their private data for the right reasons

by • 5 years ago

A new survey from Unisys shows that people are protective of their personal data, particularly when it comes to health, but when their safety might be at stake, they're a little more flexible.

One Year In: Pa. rethinks its cloud budgeting plan

by • 7 years ago

Pennsylvania officials had wanted to use a “pay as you go” model for its next generation of cloud services. But the state CIO said that didn’t mesh with how the state budgets funding.

Tech questions dog police: How to manage all that body camera data?

by • 7 years ago

Mounting public pressure for police to wear body cameras has raised growing concerns – and questions – on how to store and manage all the video data those devices are creating each day.