Microsoft executive shares a new vision for digital government

by • 3 weeks ago

The pandemic raised the need to improve digital services. With strategic cloud investments these interactions can be intelligent, intuitive and secure, says James Collins.

Ensuring business continuity for the state of Michigan with cloud

by • 1 month ago

Michigan’s CIO Brom Stibitz attributes the state’s success to move remote is due to their centralized IT shop and key cloud investments on email and collaboration tools.

State IT workforce challenges? Change your messaging, say CIOs

by • 1 month ago

Government can't compete with the pay offered by the private sector, but it can offer a sense of purpose, says North Dakota CIO Shawn Riley.

Sonoma County officials gain notable efficiencies with e-signature tool

by • 2 months ago

IT leaders in Sonoma County targeted key user groups to demonstrate the time-saving effectiveness of an e-signature solution to win broader adoption.

With mainframe support scarce, North Dakota turns to Latvia

by • 2 months ago

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

Microsoft exec on using cloud to scale services and security

by • 4 months ago

Microsoft’s Michael Mattmiller reflects on how agencies have leaned on cloud infrastructure and SaaS applications to scale services during the pandemic, and Microsoft's own lessons learned to secure their remote workforce.

Closing the expertise gaps in state and local security

by • 4 months ago

Expanding cybersecurity challenges and a shortage of talent make managed and professional services a strategic solution for government tech departments.

Virtual workspaces boost hiring capabilities says government CIO

by • 5 months ago

Guy Cavello says the pandemic boosted secure remote work capabilities which can help agencies dip into a larger talent pool to fill IT skills gaps.

State workers more engaged with security since pandemic, CISOs say

by • 5 months ago

"We have a heightened awareness of how important security is," Colorado CISO Deborah Blyth said during an online event about post-pandemic IT.