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State of Colorado wins two StateScoop national technology awards

DENVER – Winners of the 2022 StateScoop 50 Awards were announced at the National Association of State Chief Information Officers (NASCIO) Midyear Conference, and the State of Colorado was honored in two categories. Governor’s Office of Information Technology (OIT) Deputy Chief Customer Officer Natriece Bryant won State Leadership of the Year and OIT’s Technology Accessibility Program, led by Solutions Architect of Accessibility Theresa Montano and Senior Solution Engineer of Accessibility Laurie Kubitz, won State IT Innovation of the Year.

Ray Yepes Appointed New State of Colorado Chief Information Security Officer

DENVER - The Governor’s Office of Information Technology (OIT) announced today that Ray Yepes will serve as the State of Colorado’s next Chief Information Security Officer (CISO). After a nationwide search, Yepes rose to the top of an impressive candidate pool due to his rich background working in private industry and serving for five years as CISO for the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services, a 15,000-employee agency in the Lone Star State. 

myColorado™ App’s myVaccine Record Feature Wins 2022 APEX Awards Tech Project of the Year

DENVER - The launch of the myVaccine Record feature within the myColorado™ app has been selected as the 2022 APEX Awards' Tech Project of the Year. Hosted by the Colorado Technology Association (CTA), the award recognizes an innovative project that solves a real-world problem by outlining strategic objectives, demonstrating team collaboration and overcoming obstacles to meet goals.

OIT in the running for two Colorado Technology Association 2022 APEX Awards

DENVER - Today the Colorado Technology Association (CTA) announced finalists for their 21st annual APEX Awards, which recognize outstanding accomplishments and leadership in the Colorado tech community. The Governor’s Office of Information Technology (OIT) was named a finalist in two categories: Emerging Leader of the Year and Project of the Year.

Three Colorado initiatives selected as 2021 NASCIO State IT Recognition Awards finalists

DENVER - Today, the National Association of Chief Information Officers (NASCIO) announced the finalists for their 2021 State IT Recognition Awards. These prestigious annual awards honor transformational projects and initiatives that address critical business problems, improve business processes and elevate customer experience.

State of Colorado wins four national technology awards including State IT Innovation of the Year

DENVER – The winners of the 2021 StateScoop 50 Awards were announced yesterday and the State of Colorado was honored in four categories, tying with Illinois, Michigan and North Carolina for the most winners. The eighth annual StateScoop 50 Awards celebrate the outstanding achievements of states to make a positive impact in the government information technology (IT) community and in public service as a whole. 

Governor Polis Announces Growing List of Law Enforcement Agencies Accepting Colorado Digital ID™

DENVER — Gov. Jared Polis is proud to announce the growing list of local law enforcement agencies across the state accepting Colorado Digital ID™ as proof of identity, age and address during traffic stops. Police departments in Denver, Brighton, Broomfield, Cherry Hills Village, Colorado Springs, Durango, Johnstown, Lakewood, Loveland, Morrison, Parker, Thornton, Vail and Windsor are accepting the secure and contactless form of identification available in the myColorado™ mobile app.