State IT workers should adopt 'consultant' mindset, Tennessee CIO says
Stephanie Dedmon told NASCIO's 2019 conference that her staff needs to focus on customer needs, not just the tech.
College partnerships are keeping Nebraska’s workforce full
State CIO Ed Toner says partnerships with local community colleges have eliminated his office’s workforce problems.
Indiana takes varied approach to workforce development
State CIO Dewand Neely said his older employees aren’t retiring yet, but he’s employing several strategies to be prepared for when they do.
North Carolina’s election-security drills were 2020 preparation
State CIO Eric Boyette said the cross jurisdictional exercises are one piece of an extensive cybersecurity program running throughout the state.
California pursues flexibility in procurement as state modernizes IT
State CTO Richard Rogers says changing the state’s relationship with vendors will ultimately allow California agencies to achieve better outcomes.
Utah considering blockchain for vehicle title transfers
State CIO Mike Hussey said the distributed-ledger technology can reduce time wasted by shuttling documents to and from the bank.
AI can transform state workforce, says Washington state CIO
State CIO Jim Weaver says he’s using emerging technologies to pull more employees away from operational components of the state’s businesses.
Govern for America hopes first cohort spurs interest in government work
The national fellowship program is striving to rebrand careers in state and local government as a challenging and meaningful adventure.
Federal cyberattacks hit D.C. city government first, CTO says
For some cyberattackers, Washington D.C. is a test bed before their attacks are ready to be leveled against the federal government.