StateScoop's Top Women in Technology 2017

In Nebraska, Jayne Scofield has oversight over several telecommunications and network pieces of the state's information technology infrastructure. From public safety and field services, to voice, wireless, mid-range and the state's open systems and networks teams, Scofield also works…
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Equipping the ‘Silicone Prairie’

Long known for football, corn and mouth-watering steaks, Nebraska’s growing technology sector is quickly turning the state into the country’s next Silicon Valley. “One of the misconceptions is that Omaha and Lincoln aren’t.
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How Nebraska's CIO is pulling off an 'impossible' consolidation

Amid his first tour of government service, Ed Toner is approaching the finish line on a statewide hybrid IT consolidation project he was told he would never complete.
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Digital media is changing the face of libraries

It’s a fair bet that librarians a century ago couldn’t imagine their field’s technological journey from Carnegie to Do Space.
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What to expect: 2017 IT trends in government and the public sector

Government IT represents a significant percentage of tech spending. Here's some idea where you can expect your tax dollars to be spent in 2017.
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State government sharing interactive maps online

State agencies in Nebraska are beginning to upload their mappable data to a single website where it can be accessed by anyone.
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Text to 911 coming to Lancaster County

LINCOLN, Neb. It's something we all learn at a very young age...dialing 911.

But here in the 21st century, new technology is even changing the way we call for help.
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Ready to Go Paperless? See how Enterprise Content Management is working to Grow Nebraska.

 


How Nebraska kickstarted consolidation with the network

Nebraska’s chief information officer merged the state’s network staff, streamlined operations, and prepared for rapid consolidation across the enterprise — all within six months. By Jake Williams
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Nebraska Broadband: September/October 2016

Responsive Countryside: The Digital Age and Rural Communities An Interview with Roberto Gallardo
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What Makes a Workflow Project Successful? A Case Study

As an account manager, I see many different approaches for selecting a business process to transform into electronic workflow.


July/August issue of the Nebraska Broadband newsletter (pdf)


City will save money on 911 radio system sharing with state

Lincoln will save more than $570,000 through an arrangement with the state to share emergency radio system assets. 


Nebraska CIO poised to save $5.3M over 10 years with IT consolidations

CIO Ed Toner found some key areas for the state to save money following a thorough review of the state's systems.


Video: We Are Nebraska Technology

Find out how the OCIO is providing enterprise services to the State of Nebraska.