CIOs urge collaboration through governance & cost saving

Enterprise information technology governance is about more than just establishing a set of rules and structures for IT gets purchased and used in government, state IT leaders say. On a new episode of StateScoop’s Priorities podcast, Alabama CIO Jim Purcell says his agency has worked to establish IT governance as …

Analog Records Management Challenges

Each year, the National Archives and Records Administration releases its Federal Agency Records Management (FARM) report.  The 2017 version, released in August 2018, shows that agencies are mostly on track for meeting upcoming records management deadlines that will shift the government towards a more modernized, digitally inclusive state. Despite their …

Regulatory pressure is reshaping big data as we know it

It should come as no surprise to anyone monitoring the burgeoning big data ecosystem that the increasing quantity of data being generated, the majority of which is unstructured—combined with the growing number of external data sources and quotidian nature of data breaches—has led to today’s hyper-sensitive regulatory environment. It was …