StateScoop discusses legacy modernization, service transformation with State of Montana CIO, Tim Bottenfield and other CIOs from across the country.
At last year’s annual conference put on by the National Association of State Chief Information Officers, before the novel coronavirus pandemic had captured their attention, state technology leaders said that “digital transformation” was one of their top priorities. Today, as unemployment systems and others are stressed by record numbers of concurrent users, the degree of success that each state has actually had in modernizing its systems has been illuminated.
Keila Szpaller, Missoulian
The weekend of March 21 and 22, the COVID-19 pandemic hit the Treasure State with force, and a rush of Montanans newly out of work started filing unemployment claims. To do so, they landed on montanaworks.gov.
By Andy Hanks, Chief Information Security Officer, State of Montana
State of Montana Chief Information Security Officer, Andy Hanks, discusses how to achieve a successful "Cloud Smart" strategy.
Written by Colin Wood - StateScoop
Mainframe computers, a technology that harkens back to an era of moon landings and men in trilby hats, are still widely used throughout government, but not in Montana for much longer.
Montana will again join innovative program promoting cybersecurity to high school girls
MONTANA – Governor Steve Bullock today announced that Montana will again partner with the SANS Institute to provide high school girls the opportunity to learn cybersecurity skills and compete for college scholarships through the 2020 Girls Go CyberStart challenge.