NASCIO Webinars

NASCIO All States Innovations Forum: The State of Colorado Data Strategy – Enabling State Government Effectiveness through Enterprise Data Management and Governance

  • July 2010
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Since 2007, The Governor's Office of Information Technology (OIT) in the state of Colorado has produced a ground-breaking and progressive agenda for information sharing and information technology management.

OIT has focused on agile application and service delivery with a strong emphasis on data quality. The Colorado Data Strategy ensures that state government policy makers and knowledge workers have the data and information they need to do their work. The business-ization of government requires a disciplined approach to managing data and information resources. Outcomes gained include:

NASCIO All-States Briefing: Kentucky Department of Education Moves to the Cloud

  • July 2010
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Many state CIOs are evaluating the options for migrating state e-mail and other productivity tools to a hosted environment. This is hot topic among NASCIO state members. The Kentucky Department of Education (KDE), a recognized national leader in K-12 education technology, has recently migrated to a hosted cloud solution for e-mail and collaboration. KDE selected Microsoft [email protected] to bring 21st-century communications and collaboration tools to more than 700,000 students, faculty and staff statewide. The cloud-based service has already been rolled out to more than half a million people in one of the largest cloud deployments and fastest migrations of all time. The system is expected to save the state $6.3 million over four years in operational costs.