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For once, the biggest problem with engineering effective IT modernization may not boil down to a lack of money to tackle the job. That conclusion was a top-line takeaway from Republicans, Democrats, and private sector experts at a hearing of the House Government Operations Subcommittee hearing today on how the COVID-19 pandemic exposed state and local governments’ antiquated IT systems, and what governments should do about it now that pandemic conditions are easing in many areas.

For the seventh time in the National Association of State Chief Information Officers’ (NASCIO) half-century existence, the White House changed political parties with the incoming Biden Administration this month. Given the fact that Federal funds support as much as half of state IT budgets, it is no surprise that such changes in Washington, D.C. can have a significant impact on states’ IT bottom line.






The National Association of State Chief Information Officers (NASCIO) and the National Governors Association (NGA) today released new guidance on how state and local governments (SLGs) can better collaborate on cybersecurity matters.






The National Association of State Chief Information Officers (NASCIO) announced Wednesday that it has hired Matt Pincus as its new director of government affairs.






The National Association of State Chief Information Officers (NASCIO) today released its new strategic plan for 2018 to 2020.






The National Association of State Chief Information Officers issued a “planning guide” to help states deal with a cyber disruption. Cyber disruption response planning is essential, the report said: “Ignore at your own peril.”






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