DENVER - The Governor’s Office of Information Technology (OIT) is thrilled to announce Aira’s Colorado Free Access Day on Monday, Feb. 12, a day of no-cost access to the new Aira Explorer mobile app statewide. Aira is a visual interpreting service that provides live, on-demand access to visual information through human-to-human professional assistance.
DENVER - The Governor’s Office of Information Technology (OIT) announced today that Jill Fraser will serve as the State of Colorado’s next Chief Information Security Officer (CISO).
"I am thrilled to have Jill on the team. As we continue to see the ingenuity of those who strive to cause harm by stealing people’s data, her expertise is just what is needed to protect state systems further," stated David Edinger, Chief Information Officer & Executive Director. "Additionally, Jill is a fair, transparent and inclusive leader who builds on the strengths of those around her."
myColorado’s Chatbot selected as Tech Project of the Year Award finalist for Colorado Technology Association's APEX Awards
DENVER - The Colorado Technology Association announced today that the myColorado Chatbot is a finalist for their APEX Awards Tech Project of the Year. This prestigious award honors innovative projects that solve a real-world problem innovatively, driving value and impact as well as demonstrating meaningful collaboration and successful, measurable results.
Governor Polis and Colorado Broadband Office Announce Unprecedented Funding for Broadband through Advance Colorado Broadband Grant Program
DENVER - Today, Governor Polis announced the first of multiple investments using stimulus funding from the U.S. Treasury’s Capital Projects Fund (CPF) program. The Polis administration will use $113 million from CPF to make major, long-term improvements, including expanding the state’s broadband infrastructure and connecting Colorado homes without internet access.
DENVER - Governor Jared Polis announced an update to his cabinet today.
“I am thrilled to announce David Edinger will lead the Office of Information Technology and want to thank Tony Neal-Graves for his impactful tenure and commitment to public service,” said Governor Polis. “David’s passion for technology is driven by its ability to accelerate innovation and grant people easier access to the services they need.”
DENVER - Today, the National Association of Chief Information Officers (NASCIO) announced the finalists for their coveted 2023 State IT Recognition Awards. These prestigious annual awards honor innovative projects and excellence in the use of information technology in state government to address critical business problems, improve business processes and elevate customer experience.
Governor Polis Thanks State CIO and OIT Executive Director Anthony Neal-Graves, Following Retirement Announcement
DENVER - Today, Governor Polis released a statement announcing the retirement of Anthony (Tony) Neal-Graves, the Chief Information Officer and Executive Director of the Office of Information (OIT), and thanked him for his leadership and dedication to serving Colorado.
Timniyha Owens-Staples Honored as one of the Colorado LGBTQ Chamber of Commerce’s 2023 40 Under 40 Business Leaders
DENVER - Timniyha Owens-Staples (they/them/theirs), an Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Specialist at the Governor’s Office of Information Technology (OIT), was recently honored by the Colorado LGBTQ Chamber of Commerce as one of its 2023 40 Under 40 Business Leaders.
Bennet, Hickenlooper, Polis Welcome Over $826 Million in Broadband Equity, Access, and Deployment (BEAD) Funding for Colorado from Bipartisan Infrastructure Law
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Colorado Broadband Office Opens Applications for $162 Million to Fund Broadband Infrastructure Projects
DENVER - Today, the Advance Colorado Broadband (Advance-CPF) grant program begins taking applications for the federal Capital Projects Fund (CPF) program, part of COVID-19 pandemic rescue funding. CPF money will address critical needs that resulted from or were made apparent by the COVID-19 public health emergency. Colorado has $162 million to award for infrastructure projects that connect homes and businesses to high-speed internet.