Annual State CIO Survey Shows a Continued Shift Away From Mainframes

Cloud computing has made many state’s assess their legacy applications and systems.

This City Made Its Waze Data Actionable Moving to the Cloud

Few of the cities that are part of the navigation app’s Connected Citizens data-sharing program actually do anything with the anonymized trip information they receive because of the volume.

How One Bay Area CIO Is Moving His County to the Cloud

Hyperconverged infrastructure has meant major savings for San Mateo County, California, as it bridges the technology divide between its disconnected and affluent cities.

Iowa City, Va. Beach and Tulsa Among Cloud Innovation Challenge Winners

Amazon Web Services’ “City on a Cloud” competition recognized 15 U.S.-based innovators among 19 awardees.

This ‘City on a Cloud’ Finalist Merges Data and Analytics to Identify Its Chronically Homeless

Stay tuned for the winners of the Amazon Web Services competition, set to announce on Wednesday morning.

Download Our New Special Report: ‘Embracing the Promise of the Cloud’

Three stories about how state and local governments are using the latest cloud innovations.

Cloud-Hosted Software Is Helping to Clone Automated Government Processes

“We want to make it easier for governments to get people to comply with regulations that didn’t use to seem important enough to follow,” CityGrows’ CEO said.

The Cloud Is Making It Easier for States and Localities to Issue Alerts in Seconds

Time can make all the difference for a kidnapping victim or a family in the path of a tornado.

Cybersecurity Education Heads to the Cloud in Virginia

Still in its infancy, the Virginia Cyber Range has partnered with Amazon to scale its closed-network training environment to the colleges, universities and even high schools that want it.

Fourth Annual ‘City on a Cloud’ Challenge Includes School Districts

Amazon Web Services is upping the ante on its cloud-based tools and services innovation competition for local governments and their tech partners..

Michigan IT’s Disaster Recovery Audit Isn’t as Bad as It Reads

The state’s Department of Technology, Management, and Budget began its own review before auditors released their findings and has already made improvements to data colocation and cloud security.

Is the Cloud in Your Agency’s Future? Ask These 5 Questions First

Outcomes, clouds, security, services, and starting points all require consideration.

Putting Hybrid IT Blind Spots in the Rearview Mirror

There might be potholes along the way but state and local agencies have the ability to steer clear of them.

A More Useful Third-Party Voter Registrar for States

Amazon Web Services will soon host Rock the Vote's online voter registration platform in its cloud.

This Housing Authority Took App Delivery Into the Cloud

Workplace entry is easier when core software can quickly be pushed to anyone’s device securely.

Government Agencies Continue Their Shift to Hybrid IT, But Few Will Go All In

Security concerns, lacking skills, budget constraints and legacy systems all impose barriers to a complete migration to the cloud.

How Ohio and IBM Co-Manage the State’s Data Center

The State of Ohio Computing Center consolidates 26 agencies on one floor.

State CIOs Must Be ‘Resource Managers’ Throughout the Procurement Process

A panel of experts talked procurement reform at NASCIO’s midyear conference in Baltimore.