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Alisha Powell Gillis

Management

The Pandemic Reminds Us Why Governors Still Matter

COMMENTARY | Governors across the United States have taken a proactive, hands-on response to the coronavirus pandemic.

Management

Resilience Renewed in Houston

For the fifth year in a row, the Route Fifty roadshow will explore the biggest themes in state and local government. This year’s roadshow kicks off in Houston, Texas to explore the city’s resiliency journey.

Tech & Data

Being Ready for Anything

This is part of a series of interviews conducted during the 2019 National Association of State Chief Information Officers’ Annual Conference.

Tech & Data

How Slowing Down Helps the Washington State CIO Move Faster

This is part of a series of interviews conducted during the 2019 National Association of State Chief Information Officers’ Annual Conference.

Tech & Data

The Passionate Pursuit of Innovation in Colorado

This is part of a series of interviews conducted during the 2019 National Association of State Chief Information Officers’ Annual Conference.

Management

The 5 Winners of the 2019 Route Fifty Navigator Awards

Here are the teams and individuals we are honoring for tackling challenging problems and coming up with innovative solutions.

Tech & Data

Developing Dual Use Assets for Cybersecurity

Arkansas' chief information officer has a plan for addressing resource shortages in cybersecurity.

Tech & Data

After Action Report: How Texas Responded to a Coordinated Cyber Attack

Texas chief information officer Todd Kimbriel describes how the state initiated its cyber incident response plan in the wake of a coordinated cyber ransomware attack on local governments.

Tech & Data

Building the State Tech Workforce for Today and Tomorrow

Tennessee deputy chief information officer discusses how the state is working to attract and retain a skilled technology workforce.

Management

The Next Frontier of Local Government Management

COMMENTARY | A look at the future of professional local government management.

Tech & Data

Are Local Government Managers Finally Getting Real on Cybersecurity?

COMMENTARY | City and county managers see a tipping point about cybersecurity.

Management

Management 101: Five Essential Tips for New Local Managers

COMMENTARY | Veteran managers at the 2019 ICMA Annual Conference offer advice for new local government leaders to position themselves for long-term success.