The prospect of a statewide data analytics program is a daunting one. In Ohio, CIO Stu Davis is starting to look at a centralized model that would enable the state to look at data sets from a variety of agencies and departments. At the NASCIO Mid-Year Conference last month, Davis told Government Technology that the state needs an analytics partner to help it get the most out of its information resources. One potential partner? The state of Indiana, whose Management and Performance Hub represents a model that many in government are watching closely.
Government Technology editor Noelle Knell has more than 15 years of writing and editing experience, covering public projects, transportation, business and technology. A California native, she has worked in both state and local government, and is a graduate of the University of California, Davis, with majors in political science and American history. She can be reached via email and on Twitter.
Steve Towns is the former editor of Government Technology, and former executive editor for e.Republic Inc., publisher of GOVERNING, Government Technology, Public CIO and Emergency Management magazines. He has more than 20 years of writing and editing experience at newspapers and magazines, including more than 15 years of covering technology in the state and local government market. Steve now serves as the Deputy Chief Content Officer for e.Republic.