In the News 2011

December 2011 
Government Technology's article titled Oregon, Montana, Utah and Colorado Partner to Share GIS Data in the Cloud discusses the multi-state RFI and resulting recommendations to develop an RFP for a multi-tenant GIS cloud and creating a governance structure.

November 2011 
Kristin Russell graces the cover of Public CIO. In the accompanying article CIOs Seek Ways to Replace Legacy Systems, Kristin talks about her belief that state governments can address this challenge by thinking differently and working together.

October 2011 
The Center for Digital Government recently honored Colorado as the winner of its very first annual Cybersecurity Leadership and Innovation Award. The award program recognizes the commitment of government agencies to keep confidential data secure despite evolving threats. The award highlights our state’s early adoption of technology and implementation of processes to mitigate risks and combat security breaches.

September 2011 
Government Technology publishes an article titled Unique Radio Standards Training Debuts in Colorado which is about the free Colorado Interoperability Training Program being offered by OIT.

June 2011 
Denver Business Journal publishes article titled Russell focused on improving state's IT infrastructure (published June 10, 2011).

May 2011 
ColoradoBIZ Magazine publishes article titled Athena finalist: Kristin Russell, State's secretary of technology defies stereotypes.

March 2011 
Kristin Russell Discusses New Role as Colorado CIO and Secretary of Technology published March 22, 2011 by GovernmentTechnology.

March 2011 
Kristin Russell was interviewed by ColoradoBIZ Magazine on March 10, 2011. Watch the interview and hear Kristin discuss the future of technology in Colorado.

March 2011 
Secretary of Technology and State Chief Information Office Kristin Russell is one of five finalists for the Colorado Women's Chamber of Commerce "2011 Athena Award." This award honors the Denver woman who best exemplifies exceptional professional achievement, devotion to community service, and generosity in actively assisting other women in their attainment of professional excellence and leadership skills.

March 2011 
In advance of its "C-Level @ A Mile High" event, CSIA, Colorado's Technology Association, interviewed Chief Financial Officer Todd Olson. Click hereto listen to the "Celebrity" podcast.

January 2011 
DTRS System Technician Matthew Englebrecht is interviewed by Mission Critical Communications for its on-line article titled Colorado Relocates 700 MHz Narrowband Licenses.