State CIO Top Ten Policy and Technology Priorities for 2024

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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Preparing for Future Shocks in State Government: State CIOs Play an Important and Expanding Role in Resilience

State CIOs face a range of issues that could test the resilience of their states, their teams and themselves —from future public health crises and cyber threats to climate change, workforce shortages and disruptive new technologies. In this new report from NASCIO, the Center for Digital Government and IBM, these issues are explored and CIOs give insight on how they are facing these challenges.

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What’s Trending in State and Local Government IT? Your Opportunity to Ask the Executive Directors

The audience is in the driver’s seat for this webinar as we take your questions on the latest trends impacting state and local government CIOs. What are the areas of focus of IT executives? What’s the latest on budgeting, operational and management priorities for state and local IT? What works, and what doesn’t, when it comes to building effective partnerships and strategies for collaboration and innovation? With all the buzz around AI, we will take a look at what CIOs should be considering as they meet with policy leaders and internal customers as the interest in deploying AI for government services grows.

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Express Talk: Workforce

State CIOs ranked workforce third on the 2023 State CIO Top Ten Priorities list. Not surprising given that state governments are facing workforce constraints spurred by the great resignation, the Covid-19 pandemic and other economic pressures. In this Express Talk, Lisa Jammer shares practical advice and real-world examples of how the Texas Department of Information Resources (DIR) is attracting, retaining and advancing their workforce. DIR was recently named one of the Top Workplaces in the U.S.A. for the second year in a row.

Session at the NASCIO 2023 Midyear Conference

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Securing States: Modernizing to Attract & Retain Cyber Talent

This publication is a culmination of a partnership between NASCIO and NGA, which started in 2022, to assist states in identifying the concrete actions they can take now to bridge the cybersecurity workforce gap. NASCIO and NGA convened Governors’ policy advisors, state information technology and cybersecurity leaders, workforce professionals and other experts to provide a forum for sharing experiences and best practices. This publication details the current state of play and summarizes the insights aggregated during this meeting, as well as previous related efforts by NASCIO and NGA to facilitate discussion on this topic.

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State CIO Top Ten Policy and Technology Priorities for 2023

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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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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Insights from the World of Public Sector Leadership: 2022 State CIO Survey

Explore the priorities, perspectives, issues and trends reported by state CIOs. The 2022 State CIO Survey, conducted by NASCIO and Grant Thornton, provides insights into the role of state CIO, including key relationships, business trends and critical policy areas.

Session at the NASCIO 2022 Annual Conference

Presenters: Doug Robinson, Executive Director, NASCIO | Amanda Crawford, Executive Director and CIO, Texas | Tarek Tomes, Commissioner and CIO, Minnesota

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Related Resource: The 2022 State CIO Survey

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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2022 Technology Forecast: Opportunities for Growth

This popular, annual webinar, presented by CompTIA Public Technology Institute and NASCIO, provides an overview of the pressing technology issues that will be impacting state and local governments for the coming year.

Doug Robinson, Executive Director, NASCIO, and Alan Shark, Executive Director, CompTIA Public Technology Institute share their views of the technology landscape based on recent research activities and conversations with state and local government technology leaders.

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