Michigan’s state CSO explained why new federal legislation to improve cyber information sharing between D.C. and local government is a positive step.
New Senate legislation would promote stronger cybersecurity coordination between the Department of Homeland Security and state and local governments. The State and Local Government Cybersecurity Act would encourage national cybersecurity watchdogs to share information regarding cybersecurity threats.
Public servants and the first lady of North Dakota say cloud computing across levels of government can help combat the national opioid crisis.
San Jose, California, in the heart of Silicon Valley, has made no small plans when it comes to the deployment of 5G mobility technology.
The state CIO association has experienced profound changes as it celebrates its 50th anniversary. John Thomas Flynn interviewed NASCIO’s president and the former Kentucky state CIO at the midyear conference this month.
Nebraska and Connecticut state CIOs Ed Toner and Mark Raymond offered their personal stories at NASCIO’s spring conference outside Washington, D.C.
NASCIO’s conference has grown immensely over the years as we could both attest and this month’s event had the largest attendance for a spring conference.
Georgia’s major IT enterprise outsourcing program celebrated its 10th anniversary thanks to state CIO Calvin Rhodes’ turnaround efforts. Will he be rewarded by a new governor?
Massachusetts CIO rose through the public safety ranks to the governor’s cabinet. He talked consolidation, a new IT bond and more on this week’s Ask the CIO: SLED Edition.
Hurricane Harvey devastated Houston in 2017 but with Mayor Sylvester Turner and a partnership with Microsoft, the metropolis is being rebuilt with a smart city blueprint.
Pennsylvania state CIO John MacMillan oversees 1,500 staff and 150 IT projects. This year his office will focus on enterprise digital transformation and a new strategic plan.
The district has a new Chief Technology officer, Lindsey Parker, who has been serving in an acting capacity in that role since January.
While the recent resignation of the state of California’s No. 2 IT leader sparked speculation about the future of State CIO Amy Tong, her boss offered unqualified support.
Chris Cruz, long a mainstay in California IT ranks and current deputy state chief information officer, is leaving for the top IT job in San Joaquin County.
Host John Thomas Flynn is former California and Massachusetts chief information officer and former president of the National Association of State CIOs. The show features conversations with state and local CIOs, CISOs, program leadership and elected officials, and the IT vendor community. Subscribe on Apple Podcasts or Podcast One.