Colin Wood

Managing Editor

Colin Wood is the managing editor of StateScoop and EdScoop. He's reported on government information technology policy for the past decade, on topics including cybersecurity, IT management and governance, health care, public safety and criminal justice reform. He lives in the Sacramento area with his family.


Texas AI center boosts efficiency, workforce

by • 11 months ago

New AI projects are shaving off hours of work and enticing more people to work for government, said the AI center's director.


Florida selects data vendor for workforce education push

by • 11 months ago

The software company Pairin is developing software that its CEO said could "change everything" about how funds are directed to various educational and training institutions in Florida.


It's two steps forward, one step back for state government IT

by • 11 months ago

The pandemic and advancements in tech are affording states new opportunities — and presenting challenges — state IT leaders said during an online event.


Enabling student success with tech at universities requires care

by • 11 months ago

Higher education technology experts said universities adopted broader technology toolkits in recent months, but supporting students requires precision.


West Virginia's CTO gets new title, more authority

by • 12 months ago

A new piece of legislation gives state IT chief Joshua Spence a CIO title and greater authority to manage information technology across state agencies.


Alabama State U. announces $300K cybersecurity diversity grant

by • 1 year ago

The funding is designed to boost participation in a field in which women and some minority groups are underrepresented.