Our work to make Real Time Eligibility available to Coloradan's applying for Medicaid continues to receive national recognition! On December 17, 2014, OIT was selected as a Top 30 Finalist for the 2015 Igniting Innovation Awards by the American Council for Technology - Industry Advisory Council (ACT-IAC). The overall "Ignitiging Innovation" winner will be selected and additional "Dynamite" awards will be given in the areas of Most Disruptive, 3 R's (reduce, recycle, reuse), High Risk/High Return, Greatest Citizen Impact, and Incubator in February 2015.
Secretary of Technology & Chief Information Officer Suma Nallapati joins the Colorado Technology Association's (CTA) board of directors. CTA's board of directors is comprised of 45 executives and executive leaders from across the technology industry in Colorado. Learn more in the Press Release issued by CTA on October 2, 2014.
The 2014 Digital States Survey results were released on September 3, 2014 and Colorado was ranked second in the nation for its use of information technology in transportation and motor vehicles. The comprehensive biennial survey evaluates states on a myriad of criteria for its use of technology and best practices. Colorado's worked earned great marks with an overall rating of B+. More information about the projects highlighted in the survey can be found in a Press Release issued by the Governor's Office and a complete list of rankings for all 50 states can be found at www.centerdigitalgov.com.
The OIT FY15 Playbook is now available. The Playbook is a living document that defines OIT's priorities for the fiscal year and provides a strategic and operational roadmap for today and the future.
The Colorado Governor's Office of Information Technology is named a 2014 CIO 100 Award winner for the Data Insights Platform. The annual CIO 100 Award honoros 100 companies that demonstrate excellence and achievements in creating business value through the innovative use of information technology. Awards will be presented in August 2014.
The annual Colorado Digital Government Summit returns to Denver on August 13, 2014. Registration is open to public sector employees only. To learn more, visit the Summit website by clicking here.
On May 17th and 18th, code your way to a more efficient government during the GovDev Challenge hosted by Google in collaboration with Colorado and Wyoming. The winning team will take home $5,000. Visit http://www.govdevchallenge.com/ to learn more!
Jerry McCarthy, Broadband Distance Learning Program Manager named President of the Colorado Distance Learning Association for 2014-2015!
Dianna Anderson, OIT's Chief Data Officer, will co-chair the 2014 Chief Data Officer Executive Summit. The invitational-only event will take place on June 6, 2014.