The Massachusetts Department of Higher Education (DHE) will use $1 million in grant funding to launch the Digital Textbook and Materials Pilot program at seven colleges across the commonwealth.
Through a new grant program, Massachusetts will train 50,000 employees from 177 municipalities and public school districts with cybersecurity training to better detect and avoid cyber threats.
Massachusetts has launched a new one-stop portal that all municipalities in the commonwealth can use to apply for multiple grant programs simultaneously.
Cloud computing exploded during the COVID-19 pandemic as state and local entities went virtual and focused on the delivery of digital services, but seven years ago when the Commonwealth of Massachusetts decided to shift to the cloud there was hesitancy, the state’s technology lead said.
Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker and Lt. Gov. Karyn Polito filed legislation seeking $4.991 billion in capital funds to support core improvements in the state’s cybersecurity, public safety, and workforce skills, among other priorities.
Massachusetts has released a new tool to give residents a new way to access their COVID-19 digital vaccine card and vaccination history.
Massachusetts Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito announced that the state of Massachusetts awarded $3.5 million in funding through its Community Compact Cabinet Information Technology grant program to 70 different municipalities.
The Commonwealth of Massachusetts centralized and consolidated IT services, adding new digital workflows. Nicolas Inangelo, Senior Director of IT Service Management for the Commonwealth, described the journey at ServiceNow’s Knowledge 2019 conference in May. He shared how the project improved support services. And, helped deliver the right resources for the right issues at the right time.
Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker filed legislation to spend $1.1 billion in state-wide capital projects for IT upgrades on April 11.
The Center for Data Innovation (CDI), a Washington, D.C.-based think tank, recently released “The Best States for Data Innovation,” a new report analyzing how states are using data to innovate and offer new services. Topping the overall list were Massachusetts, Washington, and Maryland. Rounding out the bottom were Mississippi, West Virginia, and Louisiana.