As Government Technology reflected on another year in the books, we asked state CIOs: What stood out for you in 2023?
A nonprofit contractor at Louisiana State University works closely with the U.S. Department of Defense and other national-security agencies to align the efforts of researchers with the needs of the defense industry.
Federal officials say that Louisiana has completed seven of eight requirements — more than any other state — toward awarding construction contracts that will deliver high-speed Internet.
Dickie Howze is the second-longest serving state CIO on the job today. Here, he talks with GT about how private-sector partners can successfully engage with Louisiana given its consolidated IT structure.
Starting this spring, Louisiana State University's humanities and social-science departments will begin teaching students how to use artificial intelligence in research related to their fields.
The special group tapped by Gov. John Bel Edwards' administration in 2019 to respond to cyber attacks has been in a state of near constant activation. The costs to the state and local government agencies have spiraled in that time, state data shows.
While larger city residents may take for granted the access to high-speed fiber Internet, other residents of rural towns and villages in South Louisiana have long been faced with outdated and overpriced Internet.
Plus, more state leaders react to recent federal funding decisions on broadband, the National Tribal Telecommunications Association will hold an event in August, and more.
Louisiana State University will use a $1.5 million NSA grant to support the new Louisiana Cybersecurity Clinic, which will offer free services through three sub-clinics to help small businesses with technical issues.