Nashville, TN - JW Marriott , October 13-16, 2019
Maryland, MD - Gaylord National Harbor, May 3-6, 2020
Some states are offering flexible work hours, employee development and training, wellness programs and paid family leave to compete with the private sector and rightfully stand on their own in the recruitment and retention workforce game. And still, other states lag behind. We heard from Gerald Young, Senior Research Associate of the Center for State and Local Government Excellence, and Leslie Scott, Executive Director of the National Association of State Personnel Executives (NASPE), on a look at where state government workforce has been and where it might go.
Pew interviewed over 350 state leaders across the U.S. and reviewed relevant laws, documents, and policies in all the states to produce a report detailing five key actions states can take to promote data-driven decision-making:
• Plan ahead by setting up guiding goals and structures.
• Build the state government's capacity to effectively use data.
• Ensure that quality data can be accessed and used by stakeholders.
• Analyze data to create meaningful information.
• Sustain support for continued data efforts.
This webinar provided a fresh understanding of the challenges facing state governments today, as well as insights on how they can capitalize on these key actions to promote data-driven decision-making.
Bo Shevchik, Outreach and Marketing Strategist, Federal Reserve of St. Louis & Co-chair of the Association of Government Accountants (AGA) Blockchain Working Group, provided an overview of the AGA Blockchain Initiative. This webinar was sponsored by the NASCIO Enterprise Architecture & Governance Committee.
Learn how Agile has been effectively deployed with the state of Texas Health and Human Services Commission and the state of Idaho Department of Health and Welfare. Effective deployment of Agile requires a strong commitment by the business and successful partnering and collaboration between the business and the IT organizations. Once up and running as the new norm for delivering solutions, there will be multiple Scrum Teams working in parallel requiring effective coordination and orchestration across the portfolio of solutions being delivered. This includes standards, best practices, data management and staging. Our presenters have been working in this space for some time so there were lessons learned and things to avoid as well as best practices.
For this popular annual event, NASCIO and PTI came together to provide a picture of what the technology priorities, issues and trends will be for state and local governments in 2018. This year, we were pleased to add the National Academy of Public Administration (NAPA) Standing Panel on Technology Leadership as a program sponsor.
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
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.
This webinar detailed a report released by the National Association of State Chief Information Officers (NASCIO) and the National Association of State Procurement Officials (NASPO). The publication, a joint roadmap for state IT procurement reform and process transformation, is titled State IT Procurement Negotiations: Working Together to Reform and Transform and is a product of the NASPO-NASCIO Task Force on IT Procurement Negotiations.
The webinar covered the report’s 18 joint recommendations for IT procurement improvement in relationship building, procurement processes, centralization and legislation & policy and accompanying implementation methods for the practical application of the joint task force's guidance.
Provides a step by step approach for initiating the foundations for a successful Enterprise Data Management / Information Management (EDM / EIM) program in state governments based on the DAMA-Data Management Body of Knowledge framework.
Main learning objectives:
- Demonstrating value of using the vendor-neutral DAMA-DMBOK framework for Enterprise Data / Information Management (EDM / EIM)
- Practical approaches to EDM / EIM implementation within state government
- EIM / EDM assessment – the starting point
- Developing an EIM program scope and plan based on the DAMA-DMBOK framework
- Overcoming common challenges and obstacles to success based on actual state government EDM / EIM implementations
The NASCIO Enterprise Architecture program was developed to enable the mission of state and local government. Government must continually reinvent itself to remain relevant by effectively and efficiently providing services to the citizens of this country. The path to this continual transformation must embrace leadership, management, coordination, communication and technology throughout government. Enterprise architecture is the discipline to appropriately define and leverage these capabilities within the complexities of government.
Funding to support the NASCIO EA Program and information sharing initiative is provided by a grant from the U.S. Department of Justice, the Bureau of Justice Assistance, Office of Justice Programs.
The enhancements in the third version of the Tool-Kit result from the expertise and continued dedication of enterprise architecture practitioners from all levels of government and the private sector. Version 3.0 incorporates an updated governance architecture framework with added roles and responsibilities and a focus on multi-level communication. Process models with explanatory narrative are included for governance and the architecture lifecycle. The Tool-Kit also includes fully populated security domain and application domain blueprints.