State, federal collaboration key to GIS growth going forward

by • 6 months ago

State GIS leaders need to work together with their federal counterparts in order to advance the national spatial data infrastructure, NSGIC’s president says.

Wyoming lawmakers advance digital driver's license bill

by • 8 months ago

After a pilot testing the technology in 2017, Wyoming lawmakers are joining a growing trend, laying down laws that would allow for device-based identification.

For a 'golden' user experience, digital services need GIS

by • 8 months ago

NSGIC President Karen Rogers says GIS is not only essential for user experience, but it pervades nearly all data government touches.

Six states to develop data-driven workforce strategies

by • 1 year ago

With support from the National Governors Association and Strada Education Network, states will use consumer data to design education and training programs.

Report: Municipal broadband environment has gotten 'significantly worse'

by • 2 years ago

The number of municipally run networks has risen, but state lawmakers are also throwing up more roadblocks, according to a new report from BroadbandNow.

Former Iowa CIO takes job in Abilene, Texas

by • 2 years ago

After more than a decade in state CIO roles, Robert von Wolffradt heads to a midsize city in central Texas.

Digital driver's licenses solve problems of convenience and security, officials say

by • 2 years ago

Maryland and Wyoming are wrapping up pilot programs exploring digital, mobile driver's licenses and preparing to offer them to the broader public.

Former school district IT chief named Wyoming's new CIO

by • 2 years ago

Gordon Knopp, who spent nearly 17 years heading technology operations for the state's largest school district, replaces Tony Young.

Wyoming puts 'huge' focus on hosted mainframe upgrade

by • 2 years ago

Wyoming Chief Technology Officer Dan Young says the state can no longer find the workforce to support its legacy infrastructure.