It's two steps forward, one step back for state government IT
The pandemic and advancements in tech are affording states new opportunities — and presenting challenges — state IT leaders said during an online event.
Indiana 'very aggressive' on cyber partnerships with cities
A new information-sharing law and inclusion in an NGA policy academy will grow Indiana's "whole-of-state" approach, CIO Tracy Barnes said.
Indiana poised to increase cybersecurity info sharing among government
The state is expected to enact legislation that will require state agencies and local governments to report all cyberattacks to the Indiana Office of Technology.
States can play greater role in shaping grid cybersecurity, NGA says
Many states have created dedicated task forces and other bodies focused on protecting power utilities from cyberattacks, a new NGA report shows.
Indiana's case workers use VR to make sure they'll like the job first
Kevin Jones, the chief information officer at the Indiana Department of Child Services, said the tool reduced case worker turnover by 18 percent.
You don't need a college degree to work for Indiana IT
The state's Office of Technology now offers paid on-the-job training through the State Earn and Learn program, emphasizing aptitude over experience.
Indiana chosen for National Guard's latest cyber battalion
The country's fifth cyber battalion will provide a "larger blanket of protection" against the United States' adversaries.
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.
AI, robotic process automation gain steam in state government
A preview of NASCIO's 2019 survey data shows state IT leaders are becoming more interested in how the emerging technologies can transform business processes.