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State and local governments grasp for IT aid, announce key personnel moves

by • 2 weeks ago

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.

Government IT budgets expected to decline as interest in technology spikes

by • 3 weeks ago

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.

As government considers options for November election, daily challenges mount

by • 4 weeks ago

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.

States juggle cyberthreats, aging IT, budget concerns

by • 1 month ago

As state and local governments begin growing comfortable with their new working environments, concerns about the future abound.

Pandemic put states' digital modernization efforts in the spotlight

by • 1 month ago

CIOs' aspirations to improve government services and automate workflows are suddenly being tested by a global health crisis few were prepared to face.

States scramble to repair unemployment systems, build public-health apps

by • 1 month ago

States are rushing to develop new apps and bolster aging IT systems suddenly straining under record numbers of Americans filing for unemployment benefits.

State CIOs strive to craft unified, simple user experiences

by • 3 months ago

States are designing citizen experience not defined by bureaucratic boundaries, but with ease of access and convenience in mind.

Workforce committee pushes new training, recruitment strategies in Tennessee

by • 5 months ago

In K-12 and the state government itself, officials are rethinking how they prepare workers for emerging technical jobs.

Mississippi state government doesn’t have cybersecurity roles — yet

by • 5 months ago

Mississippi CIO Craig Orgeron says the state is currently revamping its IT job classifications to match the modern technology landscape.

Why Ohio aspires to be 'the next Amazon' for user experience

by • 5 months ago

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.