Automation tools are helping state chief information officers (CIOs) drive more efficiency in government operations and advance citizen service delivery, according to state and local government experts.
The Wyoming Game and Fish Department and the Wyoming Department of Transportation (WYDOT) recently added a new feature it the Wyoming 511 mobile app which enables residents to request authorization to salvage deer, elk, antelope, moose, wild bison, or wild turkey from unintentional vehicle collisions with wildlife.
State and Federal representatives testified to the need for a first responder-only network and offered their support of FirstNet’s efforts during a recent Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee hearing.
The state of Utah is bracing for a surge in connected vehicles and the advent of autonomous vehicles, as well as the plethora of cybersecurity challenges these cars present.
The Department of Energy is investing $4 million to build electric highway corridors throughout Utah, Wyoming, and Idaho.
Flint Waters, the chief information officer of Wyoming, is leaving public service on Sept. 23 to join Google in early October. Since 2011, Waters has helped the state transition from state-owned data centers to Google’s cloud services.