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Press Releases

November 13, 2014 Governor's Office of Information Technology Addresses Audit Findings
November 4, 2014 Colorado's CIO Wins National Award
October 6, 2014 Team effort in Colorado targets teens, adults for Cyber Security Awareness
October 3, 2014 Colorado Earns National Award for Information Security
October 2, 2014 Critical Public Safety Upgrade Completed
September 30, 2014 Colorado's Chief Data Officer Wins National Innovation Award
September 22, 2014 Colorado Wins National IT Award for Medicaid's Real Time Eligibility
August 26, 2014 New Chief Technology Officer for State of Colorado
August 11, 2014 New Chief Information Security Officer Named for State of Colorado
June 3, 2014 Governor's Office of Information Technology Wins National Award
May 28, 2014 Gov. Hickenlooper names Suma Nallapati as Secretary of Technology and Chief Information Officer
May 20, 2014 Government App Challenge Names Winners for Colorado
April 17, 2014 Colorado and Wyoming Partner with Google on Government App Challenge
March 19, 2014 Colorado Information Marketplace: Data Host for this Weekend's App Contest
February 25, 2014 New Chief Technology Officer for State of Colorado
January 10, 2014 GIS Use on ColoradoUnited.com Wins National Award


OIT in the News


September 2014 MissionCritical Communications reports on OIT's successful outreach efforts in the article "Colorado Sees Potential in Partnerships for FirstNet Rural Coverage".
September 2014 "Colorado Wins National IT Award for Medicaid's Real Time Eligibility" is the title of a StateScoop article about Colorado's ISM 2014 Recognition Award for Excellence in Human Services Information Technology - Innovation in Service Delivery.  A short video about Colorado's Real Time Eligibility is also available at
the following link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tS-vd8T1UqU. - See more at: http://statescoop.com/colorado-oit-wins-national-award-medicaid-system/#sthash.kb19PvDH.dpuf
the following link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tS-vd8T1UqU. - See more at: http://statescoop.com/colorado-oit-wins-national-award-medicaid-system/#sthash.kb19PvDH.dpuf
the following link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tS-vd8T1UqU.
September 2014
The Center for Digital Government conducts a comprehensive biennial survey that evaluates states on a myriad of criteria for its use of technology and best practices.  Colorado's ranking as second in the nation for use of IT in transportation and vehicles and overall ranking of B+ is the subject of the
Denver Business Journal's article "Colorado gets high marks for tech innovation". 
More information about Colorado's 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.
August 2014 Chief Data Officer Dianna Anderson shares her data sharing tips with FutureGov.asia.  Click here to see her advice when embarking on initiatives to share data across state agencies.
August 2014 Government Technology recently spoke with Suma Nallapati about the state's overhaul of the aging financial system.  Click on the title - Colorado Updates 22-Year-Old Financial System - to learn more.
July 2014 Read OIT's Google Service Delivery Manager Brandon Williams' article Creating in Flight: Bringing Disruptive Support to State Government in the July issue of CIOReview.  (pgs 66-67)
June 2014 The Colorado Governor's Office of Information Technology is selected as a 2014 CIO 100 Award winner for its Data Insights Platform!  This annual award recognizes 100 organizations for their innovative use of technology to bring value to the business.  Awards will be presented in August 2014.
May 2014 Kristin Russell was named a StateScoop Golden Gov: State Executive of the Year award. The StateScoop 50 Awards "honor the best and brighest who make state and local government more efficient and effective."  
May 2014 OIT's Chief Data Officer Dianna Anderson is leading the way on Data Governance: The Public Sector's Next Big Frontier.
April 2014 Brandon Williams speaks with Government Technology about an upcoming Google hackathon in Colorado and Wyoming Join Google for GovDev Challenge.
April 2014 Chief Information Security Officer Jonathan Trull talks about the Heartbleed vulnerability in Government Technology's Govs Run the Heartbleed Bug Test.  This timely article includes information about two resources people can use to find out whether sites have been affected.
March 2014 Kristin Russell among those on Vala Afshar's list of Top 100 CIOs to Follow on Twitter.
March 2014 Secretary of Technology & State Chief Information Officer Kristin Russell contributes her thoughts in Goverment Technology's 7 Ways to Innovate Government IT.
March 2014 StateScoop is Getting to know Colorado's new CTO in an interview with Suma Nallapati.
March 2014 GovTech talks with OIT's Chief Technology Officer Suma Nallapati in Colorado's New CTO Does Tech and Management in Collaborative Style.
February 2014 Mike Dillon, Chief Operations Officer, talks with StateScoop about current and future projects.  Watch the interview on StateScoopTV: Colorado OIT COO Mike Dillon.
January 2014 You may have heard of disruptive technology but at OIT, it's all about disruptive support.  Chief Operations Officer Michael Dillon explains in the StateTech article Colorado Adopts Disruptive Support with Help from Google Apps.
January 2014 The Consumerization of IT in the Enterprise (CITE) Awards will honor OIT with a special award for "Best Use of GIS."  This award recognizes the important role GIS played in providing Coloradans with information related to the September 2013 flooding via the ColoradoUnited.com website.


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