Six states to develop data-driven workforce strategies
With support from the National Governors Association and Strada Education Network, states will use consumer data to design education and training programs.
Philadelphia revitalizes 'smart city' plan with change management
As The City of Brotherly Love works to get smarter, city CIO Mark Wheeler says governance and strategic planning are key.
LA controller debuts data-driven youth development strategy
His plan would use wellness and achievement data to better understand the risks that Los Angeles youth face on a day-to-day basis.
To find top talent, Maryland IT bureau taps internship program
The Maryland Department of Information Technology is the first state agency to take advantage of the regional program serving hundreds of organizations.
Driverless trucking approved in Louisiana
The technology for autonomous trucking isn't expected for some years, but lawmakers said they wanted to encourage the industry's growth in their state.
'Bootcamp' program aims to boost New York City's cybersecurity workforce
Twenty-four students were recently awarded full scholarships to a 17-week cybersecurity training program as part of the city's Cyber NYC initiative.
DHS needs help peeking into state and local networks, cybersecurity official says
Rick Driggers, the deputy assistant director of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, said more information-sharing agreements are needed.
Amid recovery, U.S. Virgin Islands looks to cloud and consolidation
Almost two years after Hurricanes Maria and Irma crippled the island territory, its CIO Angelo Riddick says reliability is key.
Workforce development crucial to improving states' cybersecurity, governors say
The leaders of Louisiana and Arkansas told a National Governors Association conference that states are making headway on cybersecurity through school curriculum and training programs.