11 Outstanding State CIO Projects
The OIS project has interconnected previously separated systems for highway incident communications, with automated, text-based information sharing of incidents, thereby reducing notification times by 20%.
AIRS automates safety inspections for commercial trucks as they enter weigh stations and ports of entry. Previously, police officers inspected a maximum of six trucks a day. AIRS can inspect 2,000 in that time.
This project enables employers to access for the first time online information about unemployment insurance (UI) tax accounts, benefits charges and tax rates, establishing program integrity that has reduced UI fraud by as much as 60%.
Desire2Leran is a SaaS-based, mobile-friendly educational platform which offers more than 160,000 courses to 310,000 college students. By using a private instead of public cloud, the state of Georgia is saving more than $7.5 million.
Through this Web-based application portal, the California Conservation Corps (CCC) is now receiving more than 800 applications per month, compared to just 50 a month before CoRe was launched.
This app allows inspectors to conduct road surveys, bridge inspections and construction project oversight in real-time, saving more than $550,000 in personnel hours over the prior, manual system.
Instead of relying on voice-mail reminders to those who need to pay child support, state workers now benefit from an enterprise-wide SMS text messaging service. Successful message delivery rates have reached 99.8%, compared to 68% for the voice-based system.
To comply with the state’s open meetings law, Oregon officials launched the data.oregon.gov platform to provide a scalable, centralized location for all meeting notices. It’s also socially friendly for members of the public to share, as more than 38 million rows of data have been delivered to users through 17.1 million page views.
The program targets two significant attack vectors: local administrative rights (LAR) and Java. As a result, LAR accounts have been reduced from just over 73,500 to less than 11,000. Likewise, 35,000 Java instances have been updated with acceptable patching. Security incidents are down by 54%.
Through a tablet-based mobility initiative, North Carolina has eliminated the paper-based logging of the behaviors of dangerous prisoners removed from the general population, resulting in real-time alerts in the interest of safety.
This ambitious effort to consolidate and modernize each state agency’s IT has resulted in the consolidation of 54% of existing servers.