The discussion occurred at a time when Trump's attitude toward IT modernization is mostly uncertain.
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“Waterfall has led us into a lot of wasted time and effort,” says Maryland’s state chief information officer, David Garcia.
IT centralization and having a technocrat for a governor helps, according to the Great Lake State’s chief information officer.
As the number of sensors being deployed continues to soar, there are important data storage, security and analysis needs to consider. “Start the learning curve now,” says Michigan’s deputy chief security officer.
There might be potholes along the way but state and local agencies have the ability to steer clear of them.
Virginia’s governor and cybersecurity champion spoke with Route Fifty about his primary policy priority as the 2016-17 chair of the National Governors Association executive committee.
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Security concerns, lacking skills, budget constraints and legacy systems all impose barriers to a complete migration to the cloud.
Debate about funding levels reflects national discussion about whether states are investing enough to keep computer systems and data safe from hackers and other threats.
NASCIO doesn’t think so, so it’s developed a government response planning guide for cyber disruptions.
Agency flexibility from the state to local levels is key to adopting new technologies and attracting a younger workforce, says Verizon’s Maggie Hallbach.
Inadequate password controls and granting employees too much access to information are some of the issues pinpointed.
Doing the cost comparison leads to some eyeopening discoveries.
Here’s how IT leaders in one Arizona county are working to demonstrate the return on cybersecurity investments: “When [decisionmakers] see that value, it makes sense.”
A new report makes the case for reducing government headcounts and stronger CIOs.
Faced with 8.4 million security events a day, the Governor’s Office of Information Technology continues to identify controls in need of additional funding.
It took the Peach State about seven years, but its data accuracy is now in the 90th percentile.
The IT security risks are high and the resources for effective defense aren’t always there.
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