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How Louisiana saved $70 million with IT consolidation efforts

by StateScoop Staff

The state of Louisiana recently organized an office consolidation and IT modernization project that has so far achieved $70 million in cost savings. The state brought together all of its IT departments from across 20 executive branches. Under this new structure, it has been able to consolidate legacy systems, work toward IT modernization and cut costs by using a shared services model. A new report published by Splunk shows how…

Giant no-bid IT contracts at Kansas revenue agency prompt surprising layoffs

by Ryan Johnston

The Kansas Department of Revenue (KDOR) will lay off 56 employees after two multimillion dollar no-bid contracts with CGI Technologies and Solutions Inc., the company behind the torrid rollout of Healthcare.gov in 2013, the Wichita Eagle first reported this week. KDOR will move its information technology services over to the company after signing at least two no-bid contracts in February 2017 and February 2018 worth $59 million and $53 million, respectively. Some lawmakers…

Chat tool slices customer support times at Tennessee labor department

by Jason Shueh

New tools included in a system modernization are in some cases improving response times tenfold.

Northern California firefighters use real-time mapping to track devastation

by Jason Shueh

To alert the community and inform recovery operations, firefighters are using a new GIS app to report destroyed or damaged buildings.

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