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State CIO as Broker: A New Model

  • 18 April 2018
  • Author: Emily Lane
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State CIO as Broker: A New Model

Multisourcing is emerging as the discipline for managing a complex and diversified portfolio of services and service providers.  These services are being employed to meet the continual evolving demand for creatively delivering government services through new channels with new functionality.   In this evolving circumstance there is the need for a new operating model the state chief information officer can employ to bring together agencies needs and demands with available emerging technologies and management disciplines.  This report opens the door to this discussion and explores the underlying forces of change that are driving the need for a new operating model.  

Top Ten Talks: Enterprise IT Governance (video)

  • 22 February 2018
  • Author: Danielle Doak
  • Number of views: 895
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Top Ten Talks: Enterprise IT Governance (video)

David McCurdy, CTO, Colorado, presented Enterprise IT Governance during Top Ten Talks at the NASCIO 2017 Annual Conference in Austin, TX. 

Speaker has just 5 minutes to deliver a focused talk on one of the CIO Top Ten Priorities.
 

Successful Metadata Management Strategy and Implementation for State Government (webinar)

  • 1 December 2017
  • Author: Danielle Doak
  • Number of views: 2048
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Successful Metadata Management Strategy and Implementation for State Government (webinar)

Effective metadata management is no longer an option, but an absolute requirement for state governments and federal agencies looking to enable their master data management and data governance initiatives.  Without proper metadata management their IT departments cannot manage their systems and ensure that they are providing the true value to the agency.

This practical course leverages the lessons learned from successful metadata management programs and it explains:
•    Metadata Management Fundamentals
•    Business vs. Technical Metadata
•    Metadata Management Use Cases
•    Metadata ROI
•    Metadata Management and Data Management

Managing Software Risk in a Multi-Sourced Environment (webinar)

  • 30 November 2017
  • Author: Danielle Doak
  • Number of views: 1869
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Managing Software Risk in a Multi-Sourced Environment (webinar)

This webinar focused on business related software risk.  This is the risk that organizations face that is inherent in systems and applications.  There are three levels of risk associated with the structure of systems.  They include the system level, the technology level and the code level.  In this webinar, we explored the magnitude of risk attributable to each of these layers.  

Systems and applications in the 21st Century enterprise are highly complex involving many layers and components, technologies, languages.  All of this complexity creates risk.  Add to this the advent of cloud, mobile, and new approaches to development such as agile and we find mission critical business processes are supported by highly complex portfolio of technology and development that must be orchestrated by an overall architecture.

We explored what can be done about managing this complexity and the inherent risk that accompanies it. You will learn about the Consortium for IT Software Quality (CISQ) and recent legislation that demonstrates the importance government is placing on this type of risk at the federal and state level.
 

State CIO Top Ten Policy and Technology Priorities for 2018

  • 29 November 2017
  • Author: Emily Lane
  • Number of views: 7473
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State CIO Top Ten Policy and Technology Priorities for 2018

NASCIO conducts a survey of the state CIOs to identify and prioritize the top policy and technology issues facing state government. The CIOs top ten priorities are identified and used as input to NASCIO's programs, planning for conference sessions, and publications.

Blockchains: Moving Digital Government Forward in the States

  • 16 May 2017
  • Author: Emily Lane
  • Number of views: 13124
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Blockchains: Moving Digital Government Forward in the States

This brief will open the discussion about blockchains and the potential impact on state government.  We won’t delve into the mechanics of blockchains, nor the potential for proliferation of new “e-currencies.”  We want to open the door to the world of blockchains through a variety of conversations with leaders in state government and industry in order to begin discussions regarding where blockchain technology can serve the mission of state government. 

Data Strategy: Essential for State Governments (webinar)

  • 1 February 2017
  • Author: Emily Lane
  • Number of views: 5895
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Data Strategy: Essential for State Governments (webinar)
All state governments need a guided approach to managing their data and information to obtain the maximum value for success in a challenging environment.  An Enterprise Data/Information Management (EDM/EIM) initiative provides the framework for a state to deliver real information knowledge and provide true value to their citizens.  This session provides the framework of the domain known as enterprise data / information management, explains its essential components, gives the reasons that state governments should create a sustained data management program, and demonstrates some benefits that successful state EDM/EIM programs have achieved.

Better Decisions, Better Government: Effective Data Management Through a Coordinated Approach

  • 9 August 2016
  • Author: Emily Lane
  • Number of views: 7772
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Better Decisions, Better Government: Effective Data Management Through a Coordinated Approach

This report describes the basics of how to get started with a data management discipline. It maintains a simple approach to gaining support including governance, bringing together the right stakeholders, and establishing a compelling business case. This report is the second in a series of reports that deals with WHY is data management important; HOW does state government get started.

Value and Vulnerability: The Internet of Things in a Connected State Government

  • 1 June 2016
  • Author: Emily Lane
  • Number of views: 16525
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Value and Vulnerability: The Internet of Things in a Connected State Government
States are finding that the “Internet of Things” (IoT) can improve efficiency, reduce waste and connect citizens to state services in faster and more affordable ways. But with that value comes vulnerability. States must consider security, privacy, accessibility and standardization when crafting a roadmap for IoT. This policy brief describes ways that states are currently implementing IoT, possibilities for the coming years, and recommendations on avoiding difficulties along the way.

Top Ten Talks: Enterprise Vision and Roadmap for IT (video)

  • 4 May 2016
  • Author: Emily Lane
  • Number of views: 2170
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Top Ten Talks: Enterprise Vision and Roadmap for IT (video)
Top Ten Talks session at the NASCIO 2016 Midyear Conference in Baltimore, MD.

Speaker has just 5 minutes to deliver a focused talk on one of the CIO Top Ten Priorities.
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