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NASCIO

Government Technology's coverage of the activities of the National Association of State Chief Information Officers. Includes reporting from annual and midyear conferences.

Every January, NASCIO and PTI release their forecasts for the coming year based on what government leaders are saying. So what’s coming in 2024? Here’s a roundup of top CIO priorities.
At the National Association of Chief Information Officers Annual Conference in Minneapolis in October, a collection of former state CIOs in attendance came together for a group photo.
With every new technology that hits the public sector, from cloud computing to AI, agencies grapple with how to make it work toward achieving their core goal: an accessible, secure government experience.
For the first time since 2007, NASCIO’s annual survey of state IT leaders was tied between two top priorities. That spot, normally dominated by cybersecurity and risk management, was joined this year by digital government and services.
A new resource from NASCIO offers 12 key considerations intended to serve as guidance for states as they work to develop road maps to guide implementation of artificial intelligence technologies.
In 2023, we checked in with states on where they are with updating their major systems of record, from DMVs to ERPs. Many are overcoming tech debt with the end goal of a better resident experience.
As we turn toward the new year, the Center for Digital Government looks at what it takes to survive and thrive as a gov tech leader in even the most challenging of circumstances.
Washington CIO Bill Kehoe and Chief of Staff Amy Pearson explain that while their agency is fully remote and even hiring out-of-state talent, they still find ways to bring staff together on big projects.
States are starting to hire experts to navigate both the opportunities and the trickier aspects of AI. Maryland's Nishant Shah says job No. 1 is establishing a set of principles that set the foundation for everything else.
Noting that a CIO doesn’t necessarily need to be a tech expert, South Carolina’s interim IT chief Nathan Hogue plans to use his deep relationships at the state to understand where they can best invest resources.