GovTech Live Coverage of NASCIO Midyear 2018

As the National Association of State Chief Information Officers convene in Baltimore, Md., Government Technology is there to bring you the latest news from the midyear event.

by / April 23, 2018

Could 5G Be the Answer to Connectivity in Rural Kentucky?
While fiber and broadband are often discussed as the best ways to get Internet to underconnected communities, Kentucky CIO Charles Grindle considers skipping those options altogether. READ MORE

How Kentucky's Large Contract Workforce Complicates IT Staffing
State Chief Information Officer Charles Grindle talks about what Kentucky is up against when it comes to its IT workforce, and what they’re doing about it. READ MORE

Balancing Emerging and Legacy Tech in New Mexico
State CIO Darryl Ackley on the challenges of modernizing infrastructure and getting to the next big thing in gov tech. READ MORE

Florida's Data-Driven Future
Chief Information Officer Eric Larson talks about Florida’s plans to work on how the Agency for State Technology manages data to realize better outcomes across the state. READ MORE

Optimizing Infrastructure: Job No. 1 in Arkansas
Chief Information Officer Yessica Jones outlines the many benefits the state hopes to achieve by consolidating its data center environment. READ MORE

Cybersecurity: Bridging the Gap between Technology and People
For Indiana Chief Information Officer Dewand Neely, securing state agencies is more than just an IT problem. READ MORE

NASCIO Midyear: CIOs Talk AI, Communication
In afternoon sessions at the NASCIO Midyear conference earlier this week, state IT leaders broke into groups to tackle issues both timely and timeless. READ MORE

Diversity Drives Innovation in Delaware
Delaware CIO James Collins talks about how bringing many voices to the table creates better outcomes. READ MORE

The Workforce Reality in North Carolina
North Carolina Chief Information Officer Eric Boyette talks about recruiting “a new wave” of IT employees. READ MORE

Texas Taps Deloitte as New Caretaker for Texas.gov, Aiming for a One-Stop-Shop Portal
The company is currently building new features into the site, including a personalized digital assistant. READ MORE

Finding a Balance: Practical Ways to Apply AI in Government
Incoming Nevada CIO Michael Dietrich appreciates the potential of artificial intelligence, as long as the risks are also considered. READ MORE

NASCIO Midyear: 5 Disaster Recovery Lessons for CIOs
Two battle-tested technology chiefs share lessons from the front lines of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands in the wake of Hurricane Maria. READ MORE

NASCIO Midyear: 3 States Take on User-Centered Design
By designing with the user in mind, websites and other technology tools can come out working better. READ MORE

NASCIO Midyear Brings Data to Life
An afternoon session got participants moving to weigh in on AI, key traits for a CIO and digital transformation. READ MORE

NASCIO MIDYEAR: To Drive Change, Adjust Your Perspective
The IT community loves to talk about driving change and innovative ideas, but achieving those goals often falls flat without a change in perspective. READ MORE

Post-Consolidation, Nebraska Turns to Applications
CIO Ed Toner talks about how the state is taking stock of applications now that consolidation is out of the way. READ MORE

Are States Equipped to Fend Off Ransomware Attacks?
Kentucky CIO Charles Grindle weighs in at the NASCIO Midyear conference on what he’d tell an agency confronting ransomware. READ MORE

NASCIO Midyear: Day One Takes on Cybersecurity, Innovation and Analytics
Monday's programming dove deep into top-of-mind issues for state CIOs. READ MORE

NASCIO Midyear: 5 Disaster Recovery Lessons for CIOs
Two battle-tested technology chiefs share lessons from the front lines of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands in the wake of Hurricane Maria. READ MORE