Money's great, but it's not everything, state CISOs say
Federal aid is welcome, but organizations need to be mindful of their maturity levels, the CISOs of Illinois and Washington said during an online event.
West Virginia's CTO gets new title, more authority
A new piece of legislation gives state IT chief Joshua Spence a CIO title and greater authority to manage information technology across state agencies.
Biden budget proposes 2.7% average pay increase for federal employees
It comes amid a push by the Biden administration to reverse changes made under the Trump administration.
NYC joins international coalition for civic innovation
Along with Berlin, London and Paris, New York City will challenge the public to create digital tools that help small businesses and artists grow.
North Carolina House passes 'historic' broadband investment
The North Carolina House of Representatives unanimously passed a bill that promises $750 million in funding for broadband expansion.
Pandemic was a 'tipping point' for government modernization
A new report from Deloitte found that COVID-19 pushed many agencies from "doing digital" to "becoming digital." Now the challenge is to make it last.
Collaboration is key for state broadband officials
State broadband officials said during a NASCIO panel that cooperation among federal, state and local partners is a crucial element of deployment.
Vendors need to read up before pitching, state CIOs say
Wisconsin CIO Trina Zanow said she's looking for private-sector partners that are "standing in the trenches" with officials as they serve the public.
Diversity in cyber is 'knowing we’re going to be better,' state and local officials say
Four Black cybersecurity officials speaking at the RSA Conference discussed the importance of of having diverse workforces in government.
Pandemic spurred collaboration, more data use, LA and N.Y. officials say
New York State CTO Rajiv Rao said the pandemic was challenging for IT operations, but "teams rallied, they figured it out and managed to get it under control.”