Penned in the 1960s, the “Fifty Nifty United States” song is a favorite of 3rd grade classrooms across the country. But is it’s mantra true, that every state really is unique, and if so, does that uniqueness extend to IT.
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The National Association of State Chief Information Officers (NASCIO) recently partnered with the National Association of State Procurement Officers (NASPO) to create a State IT Procurement Negotiations roadmap. GovLoop sat down with Meredith Ward, Senior Policy Analyst at NASCIO, to hear what they learned from that process.
Have you ever wondered what your Chief Information Officer is thinking about all day? What keeps them up at night? What makes them excited to go to work? What makes them want to pull their hair out? We found out.
Check out what the State of New York is doing to consolidate their IT department and processes.
How can adventure racing teach govies to become better leaders? Find out!
Having trouble with modernization efforts in your state? Check out what Mississippi is doing and learn how you can emulate their best practices.
Maine’s IT department is making huge gains in their modernization efforts. Check out some of their best practices and see how you can start implementing them in your agency.
Five steps to improve IT procurement in state government.
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 »
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 »