Stories of the behind-the-scenes work of making state and local government IT run and about government services getting off-premises and into the cloud. Coverage includes adoption of software-as-a-service (SaaS) platforms for core systems like enterprise resource planning and unemployment, as well as data center migrations and network buildouts.
Many colleges and universities are still in the process of moving various systems to the cloud, citing the need to manage and secure large research data sets and growing networks with limited staff.
New survey results from the Cloud Security Alliance and BigID show gaps in protecting data in the cloud as well as a lack of confidence in controls being used by enterprises.
Chief Technology Officer Dmitry Kagansky talks about transitioning the state workforce to a cloud-based future, and outlines the vision for a cloud center of excellence to spread best practices among state agencies.
The new services — announced at Google’s Next ’22 event — include Vertex AI Vision, which is designed to make it easier to use artificial intelligence technology such as image recognition.
From “cloud first” to “cloud smart,” public-sector agencies have been moving systems off-premises for years. CIOs reflect on what is in the cloud, what can be and what it takes to make the leap.
Karen Dahut worked on cloud, data science and other technologies at the consulting firm, and has experience working with public agencies. The recently launched Google Public Sector helps governments improve digitally.
As public agencies embrace real-time data and push computing out of the office and into the urban landscape, edge computing can handle all that information more quickly. But there’s more work to do.
The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) represents a once-in-a-generation investment in the nation’s infrastructure. But this investment isn’t just targeted for physical infrastructure. IIJA also provides billions of dollars in funding to help state and local governments modernize their technology infrastructure. This guide offers steps state and local agencies can take to leverage federal funding not just for physical infrastructure upgrades, but to invest in open, modern and secure cloud-based systems that drive long-term value.
A week after taking over as chief technology officer for the Georgia Technology Authority, Dmitry Kagansky shared his vision for the agency and how he hopes to optimize state IT across the board.