In order to address the broadband workforce shortage, the Colorado Broadband Office (CBO) and the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment’s Office of Future Work (OFW) have released their plan to tackle a major obstacle hindering broadband deployment across the state.
Colorado Gov. Jared Polis announced the appointment of David Edinger as the state Chief Information Officer (CIO) and Executive Director of the Colorado Office of Information Technology.
Through a new virtual reality pilot program, Colorado is looking to modernize how it trains state employees.
The new tool, Aira, provides blind and vision impaired Coloradans access to live visual interpreters at no cost for up to 30 minutes per session when navigating state-operated locations and digital services.
Last September, Boulder County, Colo., fell victim to a phishing scam to the tune of nearly $238,000, but just recently, the county announced that it was able to recover the stolen money.
The Colorado Broadband Office (CBO), under the Governor’s Office of Information Technology, has launched a new online Broadband Mapping Hub to assist Internet Service Providers, schools, communities, and businesses in their broadband planning efforts.
In a bid to help emergency responders more effectively plan and communicate evacuations, Boulder, Colo., has launched Zonehaven, a new web-based emergency mapping tool for the community.
The nonprofit Results for America has recognized eight states – Colorado, Minnesota, Tennessee, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Washington, Utah, and Connecticut – for their achievements in using data-driven and evidence-based policymaking to “accelerate economic mobility, advance equity, and deliver better results for their residents.”
In a bid to increase access to state services, as well as save residents time and money, Colorado Gov. Jared Polis has launched the Colorado Digital Government Strategic Plan.
State and local governments hold a vast amount of personally identifiable information about their residents and these databases have become attractive targets for cyberattacks, therefore state and local governments have made various efforts to put in place security processes to protect their systems and data, according to Yvette Florez, the director of identity and access management for the State of Colorado.