This week elevated discussions on the support state and local government IT offices will need to serve constituents throughout the pandemic and beyond. California, Idaho and the CIty of Los Angeles, meanwhile, announced new hires in key IT roles.
Chief information officers find themselves more relevant than ever, yet more than half in a recent survey said they expect their budgets to get cut this year. Meanwhile, Toronto's smart neighborhood project loses its developer.
How to fund a safe and secure elections during a pandemic is a growing concern for state and local agencies. Meanwhile, government continues to find ways to deliver essential services.
As state and local governments begin growing comfortable with their new working environments, concerns about the future abound.
CIOs' aspirations to improve government services and automate workflows are suddenly being tested by a global health crisis few were prepared to face.
States are rushing to develop new apps and bolster aging IT systems suddenly straining under record numbers of Americans filing for unemployment benefits.
States are designing citizen experience not defined by bureaucratic boundaries, but with ease of access and convenience in mind.
In K-12 and the state government itself, officials are rethinking how they prepare workers for emerging technical jobs.
Mississippi CIO Craig Orgeron says the state is currently revamping its IT job classifications to match the modern technology landscape.
People are increasingly demanding improved digital services and Ohio CIO Ervan Rodgers says it's his office's goal to use data to provide that improved service.