Three Colorado-based technology entities have received awards – totaling $2 million – to create technology hubs that will advance key technology areas, grow regional economies, and create new job opportunities for state residents.


The Pandemic Response Accountability Committee (PRAC) published a new report stating that legacy IT systems at the Department of Labor (DoL) and state and local governments are an overarching issue within the DoL’s unemployment insurance (UI) program.

The book, Technology vs. Government: The Irresistible Force Meets the Immovable Object, was written and edited by Lloyd Levine, and co-published with contributions from eight other chapter authors including myself. Levine is a former member of the California State Legislature, and Senior Policy Fellow at the University of California. Levine’s tome is being called both a solid guidepost and a stark warning for government policy and administrative leaders at all levels of the public sector – especially for those leaders and their private sector IT vendor partners who have faced the wrath of public reprobation for their too-frequent shortcomings.

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As more states are prioritizing the role of data privacy, the state chief privacy officer (CPO) role is continuing to grow in importance, according to a recent report from the National Association of State Chief Information Officers (NASCIO).

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The state of Oregon has launched its new Oregon Transparency Website, which provides information and resources on public meetings, public records, state salaries, revenue, and budgets. The site was created by Oregon’s Enterprise Information Services and went live last month.

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