• TODAY: Webinar State IT Procurement Negotiations: Working Together to Reform and Transform; November 16, 11 AM PT

    November 16th, 2017 by admin Categories: Blogs Tags: , , ,
    TODAY: Webinar State IT Procurement Negotiations: Working Together to Reform and Transform; November 16, 11 AM PT

    This webinar will detail a report released by the National Association of State Chief Information Officers (NASCIO) and the National Association of State Procurement Officials (NASPO). The publication is a joint roadmap for state IT procurement reform and process transformation, and is a product of the […]

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    State of California IT Officials Not Attending NASCIO This Week in Austin, TX; Attributed to AB1887

    September 7th, 2017 by admin Categories: Blogs Tags: , ,
    State of California IT Officials Not Attending NASCIO This Week in Austin, TX; Attributed to AB1887

    Unfortunate to report that no State of California IT officials will be attending the National Association of Chief Information Officers (NASCIO) Annual Conference in Austin, TX this week due to the state’s ban on state-funded and state-sponsored travel to states that it says have laws […]

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    Oklahoma CIO Raises Concerns before U.S. Senate Committee on Cybersecurity Regulations About Duplicative Cybersecurity Efforts Stemming From Federal Mandates

    June 28th, 2017 by admin Categories: Blogs Tags: , , , , ,
    Oklahoma CIO Raises Concerns before U.S. Senate Committee on Cybersecurity Regulations About Duplicative Cybersecurity Efforts Stemming From Federal Mandates

    Highlights: “Voluminous,” “disjointed” and “complex” were just a few of the words Oklahoma CIO James “Bo” Reese used to describe the federal cybersecurity regulations facing states in written testimony before a U.S. Senate committee June 21. Reese, who also serves as the vice president of […]

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    NASCIO Issues Call for State IT Procurement Reform. It Should Begin with State CIO…

    February 28th, 2016 by admin Categories: Blogs Tags: , , ,
    NASCIO Issues Call for State IT Procurement Reform. It Should Begin with State CIO…

    With half of state CIO’s unhappy with their state IT  procurement processes, and 70% of vendors with same sentiments, it’s not surprising to hear calls AGAIN for reform. However, it would be interesting to see how many State CIO’s actually are responsible for IT procurement. […]

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    NASCIO Releases 2015 Federal Advocacy Priorities – Cybersecurity Unsurprisingly No.1

    February 4th, 2015 by admin Categories: Blogs Tags: , , ,
    NASCIO Releases 2015 Federal Advocacy Priorities – Cybersecurity Unsurprisingly No.1

    Not surprisingly, Cybersecurity No. 1. NASCIO announced its 2015 federal advocacy priorities today. Cybersecurity is NASCIO’s top federal advocacy priority for 2015, followed by continuing to modernize federal regulations that hold back state innovation, and broadband projects for the public safety community and students. More […]

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    Startling New CIO Survey Reports 94% of States’ Obamacare Insurance Exchanges Are 50% or Less Completed with Deadline in Just 100 days; Over 40% claim to be 0% complete! Are State CIO’s Really Engaged???

    June 21st, 2013 by admin Categories: Blogs Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,
    Startling New CIO Survey Reports 94% of States’ Obamacare Insurance Exchanges Are 50% or Less Completed with Deadline in Just 100 days; Over 40% claim to be 0% complete! Are State CIO’s Really Engaged???

    The National Association of State Chief Information Officers (NASCIO) and the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) surveyed representatives from 26 states and territories and released their report last week entitled, “The Health IT Landscape in the States: Through the Lens of the State […]

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    TechLeader.TV On-the-Road at NASCIO – Interviews with CIO, Keynotes & California Officials

    November 5th, 2012 by admin Categories: Blogs Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
    TechLeader.TV On-the-Road at NASCIO – Interviews with CIO, Keynotes & California Officials

    By all accounts NASCIO’s Annual Conference in San Diego was a great success. From my standpoint the most interesting developments involved the number of multi-state coordinated initiatives that were discussed. GIS consortia for Oregon, Montana, Utah and Colorado; Unemployment Insurance system for North Dakota, Wyoming, […]

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    TechAmerica Provides Guide on Cloud Computing for State Governments where progress has been slow

    February 21st, 2012 by admin Categories: Blogs Tags: , , , ,
    TechAmerica Provides Guide on Cloud Computing for State Governments where progress has been slow

    TechAmerica and Leading Cloud Thinkers state that Cloud Computing Is Imperative for Better Collaboration, Better Service and Better Cost Businesses and institutions across the nation have transformed their IT using the cloud, improving their ability to communicate, deliver value, and be competitive. Now is the […]

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    Want to be State CIO? Hint – Includes your own personal Lei.

    April 8th, 2011 by admin Categories: Blogs Tags: , , , ,
    Want to be State CIO? Hint – Includes your own personal Lei.

    Along with the State of California some 23 other states are deciding on the future of their state CIO position. Nine, again including California, still have acting CIO’s as their Governors’ proceed to staff their administrations after last fall’s election where 37 state CEO races […]

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