{% text "preview_text" label="Preview Text This will be used as the preview text that displays in some email clients", value="", no_wrapper=True %}


linkedin facebook twitter instagram

Beating back the burnout

State governments have not been immune from pandemic-era burnout, with more employees considering retirement, other jobs or leaving the workforce entirely, according to a recent survey presented yesterday at NASCIO's midyear conference. CIOs in the room said they’ve responded to workers’ stresses by developing all-new strategies. Texas CIO Amanda Crawford said her managers are now trained to recognize employees experiencing mental-health issues. “That’s not something we previously had to have on the radar,” she said. Benjamin Freed reports.

A Message From AWS Educate

With over 1,500 institutions and hundreds of thousands of students who use AWS Educate, we wanted to take you on a trip around the world and highlight how students are learning and innovating with the cloud. Learn more.

Who's keeping track of the apps?

States have a long way to go in modernizing their applications, according to data NASCIO shared yesterday. A preview of a survey to be published this summer showed that 40% of states don’t keep detailed inventories of the software they’re using, even though these catalogs can exceed 1,000 applications. “There’s a fundamental problem with how business services are automated in the United States," Pennsylvania CIO John MacMillan said. Colin Wood has the story.

Code for America boss details new safety-net program

Code for America last month announced it had landed $100 million in new investments to launch a new initiative aimed at helping state governments improve their social-benefit programs. In a recent speech at a TED conference in Vancouver, British Columbia, Code for America CEO Amanda Renteria laid out the new Safety Net Innovation Lab, which she said will develop technology that "respects you from the start." Watch the speech.


How modern identity platforms can help states blunt fraudulent claims

An estimated $39.2 billion in funds handed over to states through the CARES Act were paid out improperly, according to Department of Labor. Much of that was tied back to fraudulent activities. Modern identify and access management platforms can prevent bad actors from entering state systems — and streamline citizens’ experience — according to a new special report from StateScoop, underwritten by Okta. See the full report.

Want more? Catch our events for all things workforce!
{% widget_block rich_text 'unsubscribe' label='Unsubscribe' overridable=true no_wrapper=true %} {% widget_attribute 'html' %} Copyright (c) 2019 WorkScoop, All rights reserved.

{{ site_settings.company_name }}
{{ site_settings.company_street_address_1 }}
{{ site_settings.company_city }} {{ site_settings.company_state }} 20036

Update your email preferences
Unsubscribe {% end_widget_attribute %} {% end_widget_block %} {# {% widget_block rich_text 'unsubscribe' label='Unsubscribe' overridable=true no_wrapper=true %} {% widget_attribute 'html' %} You received this email because you are subscribed to {{ subscription_name }} from {{site_settings.company_name}}. If you prefer not to receive emails from {{site_settings.company_name}} you may unsubscribe or set your email preferences. {% end_widget_attribute %} {% end_widget_block %} #}