Colin Wood

Colin Wood

Tech

Slow internet, poor preparation plague local governments amid pandemic

by • 2 weeks ago

Local government IT leaders say they're facing a raft of issues as they work remotely, which they expect to continue managing for many months more.

Tech

Despite old mainframe, Oklahoma's unemployment system holding up

by • 3 weeks ago

Oklahoma officials said they didn't have time to replace the 1980s-era mainframe that its unemployment system relies on, but they were able to layer in cloud-based software to streamline claims approvals.

Tech

Indiana's case workers use VR to make sure they'll like the job first

by • 3 weeks ago

Kevin Jones, the chief information officer at the Indiana Department of Child Services, said the tool reduced case worker turnover by 18 percent.

Tech

States are warming up to new technologies during pandemic, CIOs say

by • 4 weeks ago

As state agencies face urgent needs during their responses to COVID-19, IT leaders see an opportunity to evangelize for their trade.

Tech

Universities stormed by technical, cultural challenges during pandemic

by • 4 weeks ago

The rapid changes have made higher education administrators reactive, but it's time to start thinking strategically again, speakers said during an online conference Thursday.

Training

OSU offers virtual gardening, chicken brooding classes during lockdown

by • 1 month ago

Anyone in the Columbus area can sign up for online courses on how to grow an herb garden or start raising chickens.

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