Is the Public Outcry Coming From Your Constituents or Bots?

It’s getting harder to discern fact from fiction online, and public officials will to need to fight bots with bots.

The End of the Custom Technology Era

The public sector is still waking up to the realities of the cloud software market.

Building Upon a Decade of Deploying Small-Cell Solutions to Improve Connectivity

After successes in Colorado ski towns and canyon dead zones, there’s a new push in Denver as the metro area moves toward 5G.

State CIOs Want Federal Agencies to Get Out of Their Way

NASCIO’s advocacy priorities cite duplicative and conflicting security regulations and audits as a waste of time and money.

To Fend Off Hackers, Local Governments Get Help From States

But some city hall leaders say they can’t necessarily rely on states for cyber aid because many are busy trying to deal with their own cyber preparedness.

Cloud Is Ascendant in State Government

A survey of state CIOs show that while security remains the top priority, state tech execs are increasingly focusing on cloud solutions and prioritizing digital government services.

How States and Cities Can Secure the Internet of Things

As we connect more and more devices, governments must keep an active watch on their network.

Hacker With Bitcoin Ransom Targets Sacramento Regional Transit Data

The transit agency is in the process of recovering 30 million backup files.

Running an IT Enterprise Like a Baseball Team Owner

Virginia CIO Nelson Moe is helping the Commonwealth turn the page and reinvent its IT infrastructure.

Michigan Governor Signs Volunteer Cyber Corps Bill

MiC3 can now step in, when requested, and provide technical assistance if the state gets hit by a cyberattack or data breach.

To Secure Critical State Networks, It’s Time to Follow the Lead of Military and Intel Agencies

As governments connect more infrastructure and data every day, John Minasyan of Belkin International makes the argument for more disconnection.

Illinois Interim CIO Discusses Continuing State’s Ambitious IT Agenda

Kirk Lonbom takes the helm at critical time for Illinois’ revitalized Department of Innovation and Technology.

Buying Into the Internet of Things

States need to be smart and strategic when purchasing connected devices, according to Alaska's chief procurement officer.

States Are Leading the Move Toward Mobile Government

As agencies are increasingly focused on making their services more convenient, transparent and accessible, there's been a major uptick in mobile applications.

Washington State's CIO on the Impending ‘Sea Change’ in Purchasing Government IT

WATCH: As Michael Cockrill leaves public service, he reflected with Route Fifty on rebranding ‘public service’ and how purchasing IT is fundamentally changing.

NASCIO: Federal Compliance Exercises Are Hindering State IT

WATCH: Yejin Cooke, NASCIO’s director of government affairs, is getting the word out on why federal data security rules are holding back innovation—and even security itself—at the state level.

Hoosier State’s CIO Discusses Delivering a ‘Great Service to the Citizens of Indiana at a Great Value’

WATCH: Dewand Neely may not have intended to start a career in government, but has found a calling in helping deliver citizen-centric services and solve some of the nation’s most difficult problems.

Michigan’s CIO on Leadership and Mission

WATCH: As he returns to his home state, Dave DeVries discusses taking a leadership role in state government after a prestigious federal IT career.

The Immediate Need to Close the Daunting Cyber Workforce Gap

States have to think creatively to attract and retain the talent they need to respond to cyberattacks and other threats.