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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

Responding to crisis through digital transformation with Nutanix's Wendy M. Pfeiffer

7/30/2020
State and local government agencies continue to navigate through an onslaught of service demands while also supporting a workforce that must log into work from home. Fortunately, agencies that had already started embracing the cloud and other digital transformation initiatives prior to the pandemic were able to adapt quickly to meet those demands. But now that agencies have scaled more IT operations to the cloud, leaders need to look at ways to better manage their cloud-based IT services in...

Duration:00:15:41

Accelerating digital services in state & local government with Okta's Kelsey Nelson and Keith Casey

7/28/2020
The coronavirus pandemic — and the rapid shift to a remote workforce that followed — gave state and local governments the spark they needed to modernize systems in a more efficient way. The timeline to modernize has been shortened, and leaders need to make employees can remain productive in uncertain work scenarios. For most, that means rethinking how to deliver new digital tools. This podcast outlines how public sector agencies should take these transformations as a kickoff point for...

Duration:00:07:22

Priorities — Season 5, Episode 8: Innovation and Transformation through Technology

7/20/2020
North Dakota Chief Information Officer and Utah CIO Mike Hussey review some of their innovative projects, from drones and precision farming to COVID-19 contact-tracing apps. The state IT officials also share why they believe innovation is important during a time of crisis like the current pandemic.

Duration:00:52:19

Priorities — Season 5, Episode 7: Cybersecurity

7/6/2020
On this episode, Colin sits down with California's acting CISO Vitaliy Panych, Washington state CISO Vinod Brahmapuram and Tenable's Allan Wong to talk about cybersecurity. This episode is brought to you by Tenable.

Duration:00:36:40

Priorities — Season 5, Episode 6: Looking Beyond The Pandemic

6/24/2020
On this episode of Priorities, Colin sits down with Indiana CIO Tracy Barnes and North Carolina CIO Tracy Doaks. Jake Williams also chats with Cisco's Gary DePreta about the remote workforce. This episode is sponsored by Cisco.

Duration:00:50:12

Priorities — Season 5, Episode 5: Digital Government

6/9/2020
On this episode of Priorities, Colin sits down with interim Texas CIO John Hoffman, Arizona CIO J.R. Sloan and AppDynamics' Matt Smith to talk about digital government. This episode is brought to you by AppDynamics.

Duration:00:31:06

How public-private initiatives limit cyberthreats on government agencies, says Tenable's Allan Wong

5/26/2020
Collaborative initiatives among state and local governments, aided by industry partners, are increasing agencies' ability to combat cyberthreats, according to a veteran IT expert. The growing level of cooperation reflects, in part, a shared need to overcome continuing shortages in technology workers — and cybersecurity expertise in particular. By joining forces, state and local IT leaders are also able to share technology capabilities and conserve budget resources. Sponsored by Tenable....

Duration:00:06:10

GIS Addressed — Season 3, Episode 5: Diversity in GIS

5/20/2020
On this episode of GIS Addressed, Jake sits down with Montana GIS Coordinator Erin Fashoway and Atlantic's Kimberly Denney to talk about diversity in GIS and specifically NSGIC's GeoWomen program.

Duration:00:21:34

Duo Security's Sean Frazier and Bart Green discuss network security for state and local agencies

5/19/2020
State and local agencies can make it easier and safer for their employees to work remotely, with identity and access solutions that validate the security of devices connecting to the network. Increasing the degree of visibility on how remote devices are configured will go a long way to reduce network risks, especially for those who may need to use their own devices, say security experts. Sponsored by Duo Security. Guests: Bart Green, Vice President, State, Local and Education markets, Duo...

Duration:00:08:52

GIS Addressed — Season 3, Episode 4: Geospatial Maturity Assessment

4/27/2020
On this episode of GIS Addressed, Jake sits down with NSGIC President Karen Rogers to talk about the association's 2019 Geospatial Maturity Assessment and steps states are taking now to improve results down the line.

Duration:00:26:02

Security upgrades for the remote workforce, with Duo Security's Bart Green and Sean Frazier

4/22/2020
It’s a particularly difficult time for state and local agencies, some of which have moved to almost 100% remote work over the course of days. The number of users accessing government networks and applications from outside the organization’s perimeter has created an urgent security problem. As CIOs respond to this new surge in remote work, they have an opportunity to deploy future-ready security solutions that can be quickly implemented and managed from the cloud. Sponsored by Duo Security....

Duration:00:11:22

Priorities — Season 5, Episode 4: Legacy Modernization

4/17/2020
On this episode, Colin sits down with Montana CIO Tim Bottenfield and South Dakota CIO Pat Snow to talk about legacy modernization, and specifically how to move states off of mainframes.

Duration:00:30:57

Minimize cyber risk with improved data backup and recovery, with Veritas' Rick Bryant

4/16/2020
Cyberthreats against state and local agencies are forcing leaders to fortify their defenses. To minimize the impact of ransomware attacks, leaders should look to implementing modernized data backup and recovery solutions, according to national security expert Rick Bryant. Agencies that use stronger measures to protect and backup their data before it’s attacked will be better prepared to recover operations quickly, he says. Sponsored by Veritas Technologies and Carahsoft. Guest: Rick Bryant,...

Duration:00:25:49

LocalSmart — Episode 4: Cybersecurity Leader of the Year

4/14/2020
On this episode of LocalSmart, Betsy sits down with the winners of the Cybersecurity Leader of the Year category for the 2019 LocalSmart Awards. Take Me Higher, Fireworks and Magic Mountain by Jahzzr Creative Commons — Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported— CC BY-SA 3.0

Duration:00:13:04

Priorities — Season 5, Episode 3: Coronavirus Response

4/3/2020
On this episode of Priorities, Colin sits down with Los Angeles CIO Ted Ross to talk about how his city is responding to the coronavirus pandemic.

Duration:00:23:31

GIS Addressed — Season 3, Episode 3: Coronavirus Response

3/23/2020
On this episode of GIS Addressed, Jake sits down with Maryland GIO Julia Fischer and Montana GIS Coordinator Erin Fashoway to discuss how their states are using GIS to respond to the coronavirus pandemic.

Duration:00:35:31

GIS Addressed — Season 3, Episode 2: 2020 Preview

3/17/2020
On this episode of GIS Addressed, Jake sits down with Dan Ross, Karen Rogers and Bert Granberg to talk about 2019 in GIS, and to look ahead to what to expect for the coming year.

Duration:00:22:26

Priorities — Season 5, Episode 2: Customer Relationship Management

2/14/2020
On this episode of Priorities, Colin sits down with Colorado CIO Theresa Szczurek to talk about user experience and customer relationship management.

Duration:00:21:58

GIS Addressed — Season 3, Episode 1: Geo-Enabled UX

2/14/2020
On this episode of GIS Addressed, Jake sits down with Karen Rogers, NSGIC's president, to talk about Geo-Enabled User Experience.

Duration:00:11:04

LocalSmart — Episode 3: Local IT Leader of the Year

2/13/2020
On this episode of the LocalSmart podcast, Betsy sits down with the 2019 winners of the Local IT Leader of the Year award.

Duration:00:15:30