Tags Cloud Computing
College partnerships are keeping Nebraska’s workforce full
State CIO Ed Toner says partnerships with local community colleges have eliminated his office’s workforce problems.
Indiana takes varied approach to workforce development
State CIO Dewand Neely said his older employees aren’t retiring yet, but he’s employing several strategies to be prepared for when they do.
California pursues flexibility in procurement as state modernizes IT
State CTO Richard Rogers says changing the state’s relationship with vendors will ultimately allow California agencies to achieve better outcomes.
Upgrades prompt Virginia school district to rethink data centers
Prince William County Public Schools' tech supervisor says the financial and human capital costs of data center upkeep have him considering the cloud.
Virginia universities and AWS announce cloud computing degree
George Mason University and Northern Virginia Community College announced a new degree in cloud computing on Tuesday in partnership with Amazon Web Services’ Educate program. “This degree is the first of its kind to offer students a seamless transfer pathway from a 2-year associates degree to a 4-year associates bachelor’s degree in the cloud,” according to an announcement from AWS. The new degree program, set to launch in fall 2020,…
IC needs to share talent, innovation with private sector, ODNI’s Gordon says
The talent is out there — it is just not getting to the right places, Sue Gordon, principal deputy director of the Office of National Intelligence, said Tuesday. Gordon cited the need to share talent between the private and public sectors and to rethink the way intelligence workers navigate their careers. The partnership needs to extend
State technology offices continue pushing away from the mainframe
Mainframes, the giant computers that house many of state government’s most critical services, are continuing their crawl out the door, according to state technology leaders who responded to a recent survey. Data presented by the National Association of State Technology Directors at the group’s annual conference in Big Sky, Montana, this week revealed that challenges surrounding cost and workforce are continuing to push the technology out of government. Some surveyed said…
How one Virginia county benefited by moving data to the cloud
Fairfax County benefits from improved operational intelligence and cost savings from a reduced data center footprint, a new report says.
How to strengthen security seamlessly with cloud
State and local government agencies are turning to cloud to streamline and strengthen their organizations' cybersecurity efforts.