West Virginia's CIO explains his new enterprise authority
Joshua Spence, who recently gained authority to oversee technology projects across the state government, said its enabling the "true value" of IT.
State officials say they're expanding broadband 'quicker, better and faster' than feds
A panel of state broadband officials and legislators said they want more clarity from the federal government when it comes to broadband expansion.
West Virginia's CTO gets new title, more authority
A new piece of legislation gives state IT chief Joshua Spence a CIO title and greater authority to manage information technology across state agencies.
How states are using data to manage cybersecurity risk
States are increasingly using data to improve how they address their biggest problems, including their biggest problem: managing cybersecurity risk.
West Virginia launches new IT risk and compliance platform
West Virginia announced it will use tools from the Canadian software firm Galvanize to automate processes around IT risk management and compliance.
Chatbots were a 'godsend' for states' pandemic responses, CIOs said
Technologies that can help agencies automate processes were a huge help this year, but there are still some pockets of reluctance in government, several state CIOs said.
West Virginia to move state employees to Google Workspace
The move is expected to save the state government $11.5 million, Gov. Jim Justice said.
West Virginia launches CARES Act portal for quick pandemic relief
The new portal, designed to accelerate financial relief to businesses, is the first step to transforming West Virginia's grant management system, officials said.
Ransomware drives West Virginia to new endpoint detection and response
The escalating risk brought on by ransomware is guiding new policies and purchases in state government, says state CTO Joshua Spence.