In the recently released 2022 Invest in What Works State Standard of Excellence analysis, eight leading states were recognized for their work with data and evidence to guide policymaking decisions.
Plus, the U.S. Department of Agriculture is now accepting applications for a program that will invest $1 billion in rural high-speed Internet, Tennessee has announced $447 million in broadband investments, and more.
Unemployment benefits that were delayed this week for more than 12,000 Tennesseans due to a computer outage should be restored soon if, as expected, computer network service for the state labor agency is fixed.
State chief information officers get specific about their responsibilities when it comes to the cyber health of the state itself, as well as the myriad governmental organizations within it.
A recently formed diversity and inclusion council within Tennessee's Strategic Technology Solutions agency looks to address workplace diversity by creating a safe space for employees to discuss and learn about related issues.
CIO Stephanie Dedmon is looking forward to the soft launch of an application in December that will streamline the services offered by several agencies. Five agencies will spearhead the rollout, with more to follow.