Government & Technology

Government at all levels – local, state, and federal – need innovative technology solutions in order to serve their communities and deliver the public services businesses and residents require. CompTIA's Public Sector councils stand at the intersection of government and technology. Through national surveys conducted each year with government officials and issue-driven research reports and guides, technology companies that do business with local, state and federal customers will gain valuable insights into procurement policies, IT modernization programs, and the unique needs of the public sector.

Blockchain Learning Paths

CompTIA’s Blockchain Advisory Council created Blockchain Learning Paths, a guide for professionals looking to begin their educational journey.

12/01/2021 | Guide

2021 National Survey of Local Government Cybersecurity Programs

Learn the cybersecurity issues city and county IT executives are experiencing, and the policies and procedures that are shaping their response.

10/25/2021 | Research

Cybersecurity and Elected Leaders: How A Ransomware Attack Impacts You

This is the first in a series of quick reads created by the local government leadership of CompTIA-PTI: CIOs and IT executives who serve on the Executive Council of the City/County Tech Leaders Forum.

09/21/2021 | Whitepaper

2021 Local Government CIO Survey

The annual research from PTI explores the pressing issues facing tech leaders who work for cities and counties around the nation

07/19/2021 | Research

Blockchain for Entitlements

Learn six ways blockchain can help governments reduce costs, improve compliance and monitor entitlement programs.

06/24/2021 | Infographic

2020 Local Cybersecurity Survey

Local government IT leaders are focused on cybersecurity

01/26/2021 | Research

Local Government Response to COVID-19

Local government IT leaders pivot to deal with pandemic

01/26/2021 | Research

2020 Local CIO Survey

Local government IT leaders share thoughts on trends.

01/26/2021 | Research

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What’s Happening in Government and Technology? 

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State of City and County IT National Survey 

The annual research report by CompTIA’s Public Technology Institute (PTI) explores critical issues facing local government technology officials in the U.S. 

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