Jeff Clines became South Dakota CIO during the the crucible of the COVID-19 pandemic outbreak. The cabinet position, full operational authority and the governor’s keen executive sponsorship played a large part in his decision. The state’s culture has led to success of the their reaction o the pandemic.
Chief data officers are one of the several new “chiefs” to arise in the government bureaucracy over the last decade. Relationship building with program agencies is their greatest challenge, and opportunity.
One state’s unemployment insurance modernization effort a few years ago spared it from much of the COVID-19-related turmoil affecting many others.
Local governments are shuttering at coronavirus’ potential job losses. But with mobility and cloud investment rising, desktops time is over.
Public Technology Institute’s Alan Shark described the coronavirus pandemic’s impact on local governments operations, challenges and success stories.
State CIOs and NASCIO went virtual for this months midyear conference, and NASCIO executive director Doug Robinson discussed state CIOs extraordinary successful continuity of operations efforts.
NASCIO’s midyear conference will go virtual May 4-5. Executive Director Doug Robinson explained developments and rationale resulting from the coronavirus, plus highlights from agenda and schedule of events.
Deltek’s Kevin Plexico continued his fiscal 2021 state, local and education IT forecast with a focus on Texas and New York, plus the crucial role federal funds play in state and local IT budgets.
The State, local government and education IT market is a challenge for the vendor community to understand. Ask the CIO SLED Edition discusses Deltek’s market intelligence assessment and methodology to understand future spending trends in this area.
States will need to completely refashion their January budget forecasts in light of the coronavirus, from normalizing employee telework and modernizing legacy unemployment, to health and social service applications.
North Dakota reported smooth a telework transition, recommending compliance standardization and reliance on aggressive IAM protocols with MFA and zero trust perquisites.