BALTIMORE — Texas CIO Todd Kimbriel emceed an active afternoon session in which attendees of the NASCIO Midyear conference aligned themselves with different colored flags in corners of a ballroom to indicate their point of view on a series of questions. Meant to jolt conference-goers out of the traditional afternoon meeting slump, results (as indicated in photo captions above) seemed to validate surveys conducted by NASCIO itself as well as other organizations with a finger on the pulse of tech in state government.
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.
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