The Commonwealth of Virginia’s cloud-based data sharing platform is pulling double duty in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, in addition to its original purpose combating the opioid crisis, the state’s chief data office said July 9 during a webinar hosted by AWS and MeriTalk.

A group of prominent U.S.-based universities announced their support for the bicameral, bipartisan National AI Research Resource Task Force Act.






California’s City of Corona is a full-service city southeast of Los Angeles.  Corona serves over 168,000 residents with 22 departments.  Each boasts a diverse portfolio of citizen services, including utilities and public safety.  Corona’s Information Technology (IT) Department must provide reliable and cost-effective systems to support the City’s function and objectives – even through disaster or pandemic. 






State and local governments can’t bet on luck when it comes to the cloud, but smart helps, specifically OMB’s Cloud Smart policy, according to MeriTalk’s newly released “Smart > Lucky: Pillars to Fed and SLED Cloud Success” report.






 The National Association of State Chief Information Officers (NASCIO) released the State CIO Top 10 Priorities for 2020 on Dec. 11.






While nearly all state and local government (SLG) CIOs and IT managers recognize that cloud services will have a big impact on their ability to improve citizen services and provide public safety services over the next five years, many of them are still moving cautiously on cloud service implementations.






Migrating to hybrid cloud solutions can help state and local governments achieve their digital transformation goals, according to Ricky Nelson, senior solution architect, North America Public Sector, at Red Hat.






The State of Maryland Department of Human Services (DHS) is making big strides in a two-year campaign to create an AWS-powered technology environment that will integrate the state’s health and human service applications to more effectively deliver services to state residents.






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California’s most populous county is realizing a whopping 60 percent cost saving several months after it switched from traditional call center infrastructure to Amazon Connect’s cloud-based contact center solution.






David McCurdy, Chief Technology Officer for the state of Colorado, hailed as a “major success” the state’s year-long effort to overhaul its Colorado Benefits Management System (CBMS) by migrating the system to AWS.






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