2022 Deloitte-NASCIO Cybersecurity Study

This is the 7th biennial study from Deloitte and NASCIO and captures responses from CISOs in all 50 states and three territories about current cybersecurity trends, challenges and opportunities. The survey found that state CISOs throughout the U.S. gained considerable strength and authority over the past few years, as they rapidly migrated government operations and services to a virtual environment and expedited digital transformations to meet the immediate needs of individuals and families. Due to the dedicated efforts of these CISOs, state agencies were able to continue providing high-quality service to their constituents, despite the challenges imposed by a global pandemic.

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The 2022 State CIO Survey

The 2022 State CIO Survey, The People Imperative examines key issues related to critical success factors for the state CIO, workforce, enterprise portfolio management and others. The state CIO survey, published annually for the last 13 years, includes responses from 51 state and territory CIOs.

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Application Modernization is an Imperative for State Governments

NASCIO and VMware conducted a study during 2022 on the topic of state government application modernization.  This study included an online survey and detailed individual interviews of state and territorial CIOs.  The report presents findings from this research, key recommendations and a playbook for moving forward with application modernization.

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Privacy Progressing: How the State Chief Privacy Officer Role is Growing and Evolving

This report is the result of a survey of 20 state chief privacy officers in the spring of 2022 and is an update to the previous survey in 2019. The report covers how the role is structured, the background of state CPOs, challenges, resources needed and more. We also offer recommendations for states looking to create or build on the CPO role.

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Diversity and Inclusion: An Essential Element to the State IT Workforce

This publication includes data from a survey of state CIOs on diversity and inclusion in hiring, retention and culture in CIO offices. It also provides interviews with NASCIO corporate members. These conversations were an important component of the project as the private sector generally has well established diversity and inclusion programs that can provide blueprints for states.

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State CIO Top 10 Enterprise Risks for 2022

NASCIO conducts a survey of the state CIOs to identify and prioritize the top policy and technology issues facing state government. These priorities are used as input to NASCIO’s programs, planning for conference sessions, and publications. For 2022, we added a section to our survey that addresses enterprise risk management and asked our state CIOs to pick their top enterprise risks. This is the first year we have compiled such a list. As with the priority strategies and the priority technologies, this list of enterprise risks is anticipated to be a valuable reference for states and the marketplace.

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State CIO Top Ten Policy and Technology Priorities for 2022

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.

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Q&A on IT Accessibility

NASCIO Director of Policy & Research, Meredith Ward, recently sat down with Jay Wyant, Minnesota’s Chief Information Accessibility Officer, to discuss the latest trends and issues in digital accessibility. This publication details their conversation.

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AI Meets the Moment: How a pandemic has shaped AI adoption in state government and what it means for the future

NASCIO, the Center for Digital Government and IBM jointly released a report entitled, AI Meets the Moment: How a pandemic has shaped AI adoption in state government and what it means for the future. The report explores the rapid adoption of artificial intelligence (AI) by states during the COVID-19 pandemic and includes insights from a survey and in-depth interviews with multiple state CIOs and agency leaders. This is a follow up report to one issued by the same organizations in 2019.

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A Fresh Look: Capitals in the Clouds

A new biennial study by the National Association of State Chief Information Officers and Accenture focuses on increased interest and use of cloud computing in state government, state chief information officers’ perspectives on the current state of cloud adoption and provides an assessment tool to help guide advancements in states’ use of cloud.

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[Webcast] Recap of the 2021 NASCIO and Accenture Report: “A Fresh Look: Capitals in the Clouds”