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StateScoop features the latest leaders and innovators, news and events in state and local government technology. StateScoop gathers top leaders from across government, academia and the tech industry to discuss ways technology can improve government, and to exchange best practices and identify ways to achieve common goals.

StateScoop features the latest leaders and innovators, news and events in state and local government technology. StateScoop gathers top leaders from across government, academia and the tech industry to discuss ways technology can improve government, and to exchange best practices and identify ways to achieve common goals.

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StateScoop features the latest leaders and innovators, news and events in state and local government technology. StateScoop gathers top leaders from across government, academia and the tech industry to discuss ways technology can improve government, and to exchange best practices and identify ways to achieve common goals.

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English


Episodes

The intersection between network and security modernization

10/14/2021
State and local IT leaders have been investing in network modernization well before the COVID pandemic hit. But the surge in demands from the public, and the need to support employees working remotely, have added new urgency to those investment strategies. They’ve also demanded that greater attention be paid to enabling applications, says Anthony Battista, managing director of solutions architecture at Verizon. The pandemic forced public agencies to “change from a premises-based focus to an...

Duration:00:18:43

Priorities — Season 6, Episode 9: GIS

9/9/2021
GIS officials from Washington and Oregon discuss their work supporting wildfire response and recovery and murder hornet tracking.

Duration:00:32:48

Priorities — Season 6, Episode 8: Budget, Cost Control, Fiscal Management

8/23/2021
Iowa CIO Annette Dunn and Utah CIO Alan Fuller discuss federal relief funding.

Duration:00:41:15

Building dynamic and secure networks

8/16/2021
For many government agencies, the COVID-19 pandemic highlighted the necessity of digitizing citizen-facing services. With demand overwhelming agency networks, numerous federal and state agencies are turning to software-defined networks or managed broadband, to better integrate modern web applications. “As applications become much smarter, the networks that they depend on need to be more dynamic, redundant and secure,” says James Clevenger, director of sales and business development at...

Duration:00:06:29

Priorities — Season 6, Episode 7: Customer Relationship Management

8/3/2021
Texas CIO Amanda Crawford and New Jersey CTO Christopher Rein discuss CRM efforts in their states.

Duration:00:25:00

Priorities — Season 6, Episode 6: Broadband & Wireless Connectivity

6/10/2021
Ryan Kudera, Wyoming’s broadband manager, and Anna Read with the Pew Charitable Trusts, discuss current issues facing states and their broadband programs.

Duration:00:22:53

Modernizing citizen identity for digital government services

5/31/2021
Identity architect Jeet Shah shares how a developer centric IAM solution is helping agencies speed up citizen application development with a seamless and secure user experience. “Citizens today expect efficient and effective online services from their government. Whether they're registering their vehicle or applying for a hunting permit, citizens want to engage with the government in a way that's similar to their other online experiences,” says Shah. That includes easier accessibility to...

Duration:00:10:03

Priorities — Season 6, Episode 5: Cloud Services

5/20/2021
Utah's John Angus and California's Liana Bailey-Crimmins and Scott MacDonald talk cloud services.

Duration:00:32:52

The future of work in a remote and hybrid environment

4/21/2021
The pandemic response resulted in state and local agencies making rapid changes to network systems so more government employees could access agency resources remotely. In many ways too, that laid the groundwork for organizations to bring more flexibility to how employees work in the future. Even as state and local government leaders lay out plans to return to the office, a recent Cisco survey found that government workers expressed interest in returning to a schedule that allowed working...

Duration:00:15:30

Priorities — Season 6, Episode 4: Digital Services

4/15/2021
Kelly Taylor of the Colorado Digital Service and Guiseppe Morgana of the New Jersey Office of Innovation discuss how digital services are changing in state government.

Duration:00:28:58

GIS Addressed — Season 4, Episode 2: COVID-19, One Year In

4/7/2021
On this episode, Jake sits down with Maryland's Julia Fischer and Montana's Erin Fashoway to talk about one year of the coronavirus pandemic. Music by Captive Portal Creative Commons — Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported— CC BY-SA 3.0

Duration:00:41:06

Priorities — Season 6, Episode 3: IT Modernization

3/23/2021
Nebraska CIO Ed Toner and Ohio CIO Ervan Rodgers review how to the pandemic has affected their IT modernization efforts.

Duration:00:30:18

Accelerating scientific research with cloud computing

3/18/2021
Last year, Rush University’s Medical Center in Chicago began an ambitious data collection and analysis project — Data Comms — to move data of more than a million patients into a secure cloud environment and use AI-enabled, deep-learning medical research algorithms. This investment opened the door to a new level of data analysis, but lowering costs billed to IT operations with a scalable, on-demand cloud platform, says Casey Frankenberger, chief research informatics officer. This podcast was...

Duration:00:12:51

Strategies to get more out of existing security tools

3/16/2021
Last year, modernization initiatives for state and local agencies could be largely categorized as fast, reactive decisions to keep operations running during the pandemic. However, today CIOs and CISOs need to take a step back to consider larger questions around the security implications of those decisions. Security advisor Wendy Nather says findings from a recent security survey can help organizations, regardless of their budget situations, identify which practices are likely to deliver the...

Duration:00:15:43

Priorities — Season 6, Episode 2: Data Management & Analytics

2/26/2021
West Virginia Chief Technology Officer Joshua Spence and Oklahoma Chief Information Security Officer Matt Singleton explain how they're managing risk and the role that data plays in setting their states' cybersecurity policies. This episode is sponsored by Alteryx.

Duration:00:40:24

Mitigating fraud with identity and access management tools

2/23/2021
A recurring security theme through the last year is that in the rush to support remote workers — and deploy cloud-based services — state and local agencies have become more vulnerable to security risks and instances of fraud. CIOs are being asked to implement more cloud-based services that will improve service delivery. However, the success of these programs will depend in part on the identity authentication solution that agencies put in place, according to cloud and identity expert Rob...

Duration:00:10:02

GIS Addressed — Season 4, Episode 1: Role of GIS in Data & Analytics

2/18/2021
On this episode of GIS Addressed, we sit down with NY GIO Frank Winters and Wyoming's Karen Rogers to talk about the role of GIS in the data & analytics discussion. Music by Captive Portal Creative Commons — Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported— CC BY-SA 3.0

Duration:00:17:54

LocalSmart — Season 2, Episode 5: GoldenGov: County Executive of the Year

2/17/2021
On this episode, we sit down with the winners of the GoldenGov: County Executive of the Year category in the 2020 LocalSmart Awards. Take Me Higher, Fireworks and Magic Mountain by Jahzzr Creative Commons — Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported— CC BY-SA 3.0

Duration:00:30:49

LocalSmart — Season 2, Episode 4: Local IT Innovation of the Year

2/8/2021
On this episode, StateScoop sits down with the winners of the 2020 LocalSmart Local IT Innovation of the Year awards. Take Me Higher, Fireworks and Magic Mountain by Jahzzr Creative Commons — Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported— CC BY-SA 3.0

Duration:00:50:21

StateScoop 50 — Season 1, Episode 3: Industry Leadership

2/2/2021
On this episode of the 2020 StateScoop 50 Miniseries Podcast, Ben sits down with the winners of the Industry Leadership award to talk about how they've worked with government on response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Magic Mountain, The Wrong Way, Fireworks and So Easy by Jahzzar are licensed under a Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 International License.

Duration:00:16:17