Changes are aimed at putting more emphasis on areas such as leadership and business innovation that are key factors in the evolving role of CIOs as government leaders.
The National Association of State Chief Information Officers (NASCIO) announced Tuesday it has adopted a new strategic plan aimed at putting more emphasis on areas such as leadership and business innovation that are key factors in the evolving role of CIOs as government leaders.
“The NASCIO Executive Committee held a strategic planning session focused on the priorities and future vision of the association,” said Dr. Craig Orgeron, NASCIO president and Mississippi CIO and executive director. “The new strategic plan reinforces the association’s mission, vision, and guiding principles and strengthens NASCIO’s ability to support CIOs as state leaders and visionaries.”
The association represents state chief information officers and information technology executives from the states, territories, and the District of Columbia.
Here is NASCIO’s new strategic plan (download here) in full:
To foster government excellence through leadership of quality business practices, information management and technology policy
Government in which the public is fully served through business innovation and the efficient and effective use of technology policy
As guiding principles, the National Association of State Chief Information Officers will:
The association’s goals and objectives to realize our mission and vision include:
Goals and Objectives
Facilitate transition planning, processes and mentoring for state CIOs
Improve state CIOs’ awareness of strategic information technology issues and solutions
Identify and promote leading practices and innovations to support, enable and transform the business of state government
Facilitate the sharing of experiences and expertise among members, trade associations and strategic partners
Promote and strengthen the state CIO as a business leader and trusted advisor of information technology
Advance and reinforce the role the state CIO plays as a leader in development of public policy
Support and communicate leadership, innovation, and information technology best practices for state government
Advance the evolving role of the state CIO as a transformative government leader
Strengthen strategic alliances with key partners
Promote and lead cross-boundary collaboratives, solutions and relationships
Promote and enhance the critical role of information technology and innovation in the business and continuity of state government
Educate and build consensus among members and stakeholders
This story was originally published by TechWire, a sister publication to Government Technology that covers IT in California state and local government.