As Missouri navigates a $126 million project to upgrade computer systems, the state is also in need of a new CIO. Jeffrey Wann, the state's CIO for three-plus years, has stepped down.
Documents containing Social Security numbers and other private information for thousands of Missourians are accessible to anyone using the Casenet website, the state's judicial records system, a new report found.
The state has signed a $3.4 million contract with Texas-based Raptor Technologies to make its mobile phone-based panic button system available to schools statewide.
Lawmakers in some states — like Washington and Oregon — want to extend emissions and clean energy standards to cryptocurrency mining operations. But lawmakers in many other states see the industry’s growth as a good thing.
Consolidating HR and financial processes on central platforms is a major undertaking in states where legacy systems have been in place for up to 40 years. We check in with three states on their efforts.
Plus, the Net Inclusion 2023 event brought together digital equity stakeholders; the final awards were announced for the Connecting Minority Communities Pilot Program; and Missouri launched a survey to guide broadband efforts.
The Missouri House gave first-round approval Tuesday to a plan that would block cities and counties from requiring developers to install electric vehicle charging stations in new construction projects.
Plus, Michigan’s High-Speed Internet Office launches a $238 million grant program to support connectivity in unserved areas, new research examines steps needed to close the digital divide in Black communities, and more.
The Missouri Department of Economic Development this week announced that more than $5.6 million was awarded for projects in Lawrence County and more than $9.5 million was awarded for projects in five counties.
At the NASCIO Annual Conference, Missouri CIO Jeff Wann laid out the details of how his team is breaking down data silos and building a seamless way for residents to access all state services.