Tags West Virginia

State officials say they're expanding broadband 'quicker, better and faster' than feds

by Ryan Johnston

A panel of state broadband officials and legislators said they want more clarity from the federal government when it comes to broadband expansion.

West Virginia's CTO gets new title, more authority

by Colin Wood

A new piece of legislation gives state IT chief Joshua Spence a CIO title and greater authority to manage information technology across state agencies.

Chatbots were a 'godsend' for states' pandemic responses, CIOs said

by Ryan Johnston

Technologies that can help agencies automate processes were a huge help this year, but there are still some pockets of reluctance in government, several state CIOs said.

West Virginia to move state employees to Google Workspace

by Benjamin Freed

The move is expected to save the state government $11.5 million, Gov. Jim Justice said.

West Virginia becomes first state to make computer science a graduation requirement

by Betsy Foresman

West Virginia has become the first state to require all public high-school students satisfy a computer science education requirement before graduating. Senate Bill 267 was signed Thursday by Gov. Jim Justice during a ceremonial event held at Cranberry-Prosperity Elementary School in Beckley, West Virginia. The law requires the State Board of Education create and adopt a computer science education plan for each grade level. It also requires the Department of…