West Virginia

West Virginia's online business portal hits 1 million transactions

by • 2 months ago

About 99% of the state's business filings are now conducted online, said Secretary of State Mac Warner, whose office runs the portal.

West Virginia's CIO explains his new enterprise authority

by • 3 months ago

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

by • 4 months ago

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

by • 5 months ago

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

by • 8 months ago

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

by • 9 months ago

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

by • 1 year ago

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

by • 1 year ago

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

by • 1 year ago

The new portal, designed to accelerate financial relief to businesses, is the first step to transforming West Virginia's grant management system, officials said.