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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

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

LocalSmart — Season 2, Episode 3: GoldenGov: City Executive of the Year

1/28/2021
In this episode, StateScoop sits down with the winners of the 2020 GoldenGov: City Executive of the Year LocalSmart award. Take Me Higher, Fireworks and Magic Mountain by Jahzzr Creative Commons — Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported— CC BY-SA 3.0

Duration:00:24:30

Priorities — Season 6, Episode 1: Workforce

1/25/2021
Texas CIO Amanda Crawford and North Dakota CIO Shawn Riley discuss state IT workforce challenges. StateScoop's Colin Wood is your host.

Duration:00:23:03

LocalSmart — Season 2, Episode 2: Cybersecurity Leader of the Year

1/12/2021
In this episode, Jake sits down with the winners of the Local Cybersecurity Leader of the Year Award 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:00:19:52

Modernizing document processing with e-signature tools

1/5/2021
IT leaders in Sonoma County targeted key user groups to demonstrate the time-saving effectiveness of an e-signature solution and gain support for broader adoption. Following the strategic rollout of a digital e-signature tool, both citizens and employees are experiencing dramatically quicker processing and approval times. Jim McKenney and Carolyn Staats share how they implemented their winning strategy. Sponsored by AWS. Guests: Carolyn Staats, Director of Innovation, Information Systems...

Duration:00:25:13

Priorities — Season 5, Episode 16: 2020 Year in Review

12/15/2020
NASCIO's Doug Robinson and Meredith Ward look back on 2020 and forward to 2021. This episode is sponsored by Duo Security.

Duration:00:41:19

Securing remote state and local government workers everywhere

12/14/2020
As the pandemic prolongs the need to enable a remote workforce, state and local governments must rethink how they secure access to resources wherever their employees are working. The need to pivot and refocus security strategies adds an important perspective to NASCIO’s 2020 list of top IT priorities that state CIOs were already addressing, including security, cloud and innovation through technology, says Palo Alto Networks' Matthew Schneider. “States have seen their networks go from a few...

Duration:00:12:00

GIS Addressed — Season 3, Episode 8: 2020 in Review

12/9/2020
For this episode, Jake sits down with Frank Winters, Jenna Leveille and Karen Rogers to talk about 2020 in GIS, as well as how the COVID-19 pandemic changed everything.

Duration:00:27:59

LocalSmart — Season 2, Episode 1: Local IT Leader of the Year

12/8/2020
In this episode, Jake sits down with the winners of the 2002 Local IT Leader of the Year LocalSmart award. Take Me Higher, Fireworks and Magic Mountain by Jahzzr Creative Commons — Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported— CC BY-SA 3.0

Duration:00:20:30

Digital transformation and the importance of end-to-end visibility

12/6/2020
The COVID-19 pandemic — while throwing the nation into crisis — also served as an accelerator for agencies to modernize how they interact with constituents and deliver services. “Everybody started to be affected by not just the pandemic and the virus, but how technology and data, and their interaction with it, made them successful or not,” says technical advisor, Juliana Vida. “More and more [decisions are] reliant on data. Those that are making decisions, those are that are deciding where...

Duration:00:23:18

The evolution of digital services with modern IAM tools

11/30/2020
State and local government IT officials have faced unprecedented challenges this year in trying to meet their constituents’ needs. As they expand digital service offerings, it is critical to invest in and modernize identity and access management solutions for citizens. Citizens expect access to services from any mobile device, says ForgeRock's Tommy Cathey. Moving away from traditional desktop browser authentication tools needs to be a top priority. Cathy discusses digital modernization...

Duration:00:15:10

Priorities — Season 5, Episode 15: Broadband/Wireless Connectivity

11/24/2020
In this episode, which Ryan Johnston guest hosts, we dive into broadband and wireless connectivity, and specifically what's going on in a COVID-19 world with municipal broadband.

Duration:00:29:13

Accelerating Digital Services in State & Local Government

11/13/2020
State and local government leaders should lean on advances to cloud made during the pandemic to accelerate digital services that will provide additional benefits in a post-pandemic world, Okta’s Kelsey Nelson says. “Many of the IT leaders we talked to within state and local agencies had been starting along a lot of these modernization paths [before the pandemic],” says Nelson. “That idea of digital services is one that we see a lot of acceleration that happened as a result of the pandemic.”...

Duration:00:18:56

Priorities — Season 5, Episode 14: Cybersecurity (Pt. 2)

10/20/2020
North Carolina Chief Risk Officer Maria Thompson and Pennsylvania Chief Information Security Officer Erik Avakian discuss their current cybersecurity initiatives.

Duration:00:41:32

Priorities — Season 5, Episode 13: Cloud Services

10/2/2020
Arkansas Chief Technology Officer Yessica Jones and Nevada Chief Information Officer Alan Cunningham discuss the cloud modernization efforts in their states. This episode is sponsored by eCloud Managed Solutions.

Duration:00:49:23