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E X E C U T I V E O R D E R
COLORADO TECHNOLOGY LEADERSHIP
WHEREAS, technology is now an integral part of the day-to-day business of government;
WHEREAS, substantial investment in technology infrastructure will be required; and
WHEREAS, no one organization has ownership or control of technology; and
WHEREAS, it is ineffective to provide technology services only on a department by
department basis; and
WHEREAS, technology can be used to provide a more citizen friendly government.
NOW, THEREFORE, I, Roy Romer, Governor of the State of Colorado, pursuant to the
authority vested in me under the statutes and Constitution of the State of Colorado, DO
HEREBY ORDER THAT:
- A coordinated and collaborative approach to statewide technology leadership be
implemented for strategic planning, agency technical reviews, and the delivery of
- The Executive Director of the Department of Personnel/General Support Services (GSS) and
his staff, along with the Commission on Information Management (IMC), will provide the
leadership on statewide technology issues.
- Executive directors of all state departments will continue to focus on making their
individual department's technology initiatives as effective as possible. In addition, they
will work with GSS and the IMC to determine how their department programs fit into a
statewide technology plan.
- Several major technology initiatives will be high priorities over the next several
- Ensuring that the State of Colorado's information systems will be able to support the
year 2000 date change;
- Leveraging the use of the State's network infrastructure;
- Developing and implementing technology standards on which future systems will be based;
- Strengthening the ongoing agency technical review process;
- Promoting the sharing of information and technology among all stakeholders, including
state government, the business community, and individual citizens to make state government
more "customer friendly;" and
- Any request for new information systems shall avoid the duplication of systems and
programs and shall investigate how it will work with all stakeholders.
||Given under my hand and the
||Executive Seal of the State of
||Colorado, this 5th day of
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