Posts Tagged: NASCIO

I Get By With A Little Help From My CIO Friends

Back in 1967, the Beatles released, Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band which featured the song, “With a Little Help From My Friends.” The song could easily be the mantra of the NASCIO Raising the Bar Conference. The annual summit brings together Chief Information Officers from across the country and their deputies. The ability to grow and anticipate… Read more »

State and Local’s Innovation Challenges

Each state has its own agenda, priorities, initiatives, and challenges, but what all states can agree on is the need for innovation. But it’s not easy as budgets and resources continue to shrink and employees find the need to adapt to new technologies. Even thinking about innovation can be an uphill battle for state and… Read more »

You’re Hired! Cyber Pros Needed!

In the wake of countless breaches, state chief information officers (CIOs) are attempting to hire a more robust cybersecurity staff. But it’s not easy. One of the major stumbling blocks is the lack of talented cyber professionals-this is especially true at the state and local level.  Historically, CIOs have typically been viewed as the managers… Read more »

The Relationship Between State and Industry

Government Chief Information Officers (CIOs) have a lot on their plate. They are not just the head of their state’s IT department, but they are also charged with setting the state’s overall IT strategy. In order to help improve efficiency and stay up to date, CIOs are now focusing on agile project management. Agile project… Read more »