NASCIO Webinars

NASCIO All States Call: State Collaboration and Information Sharing to Reduce Prescription Drug Abuse and Diversion

  • January 2010
  • Number of views: 4501

Prescription drug abuse and diversion has become a problem of epidemic proportion. In 16 states, drug related deaths now exceed deaths resulting from motor vehicle accidents; and an increasing number of those deaths are related to prescription drugs such as opioid analgesics (methadone, oxycodone, etc.). States are struggling to deal with the costs of prescription drug abuse and the law enforcement challenges with criminals who cross state lines on a regular basis to obtain drugs for abuse and diversion.

Data Governance - Central to Data Management Success

  • June 2009
  • Number of views: 5298

Data governance has become a hot topic for state government. With the advent of consolidation, shared services, and the demand for greater transparency and civic engagement, data governance and data management become essential. This conference call provides an overview of the DAMA frameworks for data management with a focus on data governance. This call also presents an overview of the Data Management Body of Knowledge (DMBOK).

The Economic Stimulus Plan and Implications for the States

  • February 2009
  • Number of views: 5225

Join David Quam, Director of Federal Relations for the National Governors Association (NGA) and Scott Pattison, Executive Director the National Association of State Budget Officers (NASBO) to learn about the latest developments on the economic stimulus package (American Recovery and Reinvestment Plan) and what it means for state governments. How much money will states receive and for what? What will be the requirements for accountability, performance reporting and transparency? The discussion will include how states can take advantage of these funds and the impact on state budgets.