Colin Wood

Colin Wood

Managing Editor

Colin Wood is the managing editor of StateScoop and EdScoop. He's reported on government information technology policy for the past decade, on topics including cybersecurity, IT management and governance, health care, public safety and criminal justice reform. He lives in the Sacramento area with his family.

Higher Education

Miami Dade College opens AI Center to boost local workforce

by Colin Wood

Miami Dade College opened the doors of its first of two centers for artificial intelligence, propping up new courses and professional development programs.

Higher Education

Educause cybersecurity director Brian Kelly steps down

by Colin Wood

Brian Kelly, who served three years as director of Educause’s cybersecurity program, stepped down to take a role with Compass IT Compliance.

Modernization

U. of South Carolina CIO says hybrid-cloud data center more flexible, predictable

by Colin Wood

The University of South Carolina is currently migrating to a hybrid-cloud data center, an upgrade CIO Doug Foster said is overdue.

Higher Education

NTIA distributes first grants in 'Connecting Minority Communities' program

by Colin Wood

The NTIA distributed five grants totaling more than $10 million to minority-serving institutions seeking to improve broadband access.

Cybersecurity

Napa Valley College has been battling ransomware for two weeks

by Colin Wood

Napa Valley College, a community college in Northern California, has been struggling with a ransomware attack for more than two weeks.

Emerging Tech

(Non-Russian) GrubHub bots return to Ohio State campus this fall

by Colin Wood

Technology from the Google-alum robotics startup Cartken will replace Yandex bots for Grubhub deliveries on Ohio State University campus.

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