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.
North Carolina’s election-security drills were 2020 preparation
State CIO Eric Boyette said the cross jurisdictional exercises are one piece of an extensive cybersecurity program running throughout the state.
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.
Utah considering blockchain for vehicle title transfers
State CIO Mike Hussey said the distributed-ledger technology can reduce time wasted by shuttling documents to and from the bank.
Govern for America hopes first cohort spurs interest in government work
The national fellowship program is striving to rebrand careers in state and local government as a challenging and meaningful adventure.
DHS lacks a cyber workforce strategy four years later
Without proper staffing and training, the department can't be sure federal systems are secure, according to the Office of Inspector General.
Who can make sense of the U.S.'s 738,000 credentials?
A new report from Credential Engine found the number of credentials is growing fast, but the value and relevance of each one remains unclear.
Texas starts mandatory cybersecurity training for government employees
A new law requires nearly all state and local employees across the Lone Star State to undergo annual cybersecurity education.
Report: Agencies need better data on the skilled technical workforce
There will be 3.4 million unfilled skilled technical jobs nationwide by 2022, including IT and cybersecurity positions critical to government.