In the News 2015

COLORADO EMBRACES HOLISTIC CYBERSECURITY POLICY
Dec. 10, 2015
With her state facing 8.4 million cyberattacks each day, Colorado Chief Information Officer Suma Nallapati thinks the time is right for state IT workers to incorporate security into every part of their jobs.

COLORADO LAUNCHES BROADBAND PORTAL AS ONE-STOP SHOP FOR EXPANSION EFFORTS
Dec. 8, 2015
As Colorado looks to build up its broadband Internet capabilities, the state’s Office of Information Technology (OIT) has launched a portal intended to bring those working in the field together and give consumers easy access to information.

COLORADO'S NEW CDO WORKS TO INVENTORY STATE INFORMATION
Nov. 23, 2015
Since taking over as Colorado’s chief data officer in July, Michelle Gore said she’s been laying the groundwork to “create a digital solution from a traditional government enterprise.”

COLORADO BUILDS INTERNAL FIREWALLS TO AMP UP CYBERSECURITY
Oct. 5, 2015
Colorado’s information security staff isn’t just working to build up barriers against cyberthreats — they’re also trying to protect against breaches that could inadvertently come from within.

GOVERNOR HICKENLOOPER PROCLAIMS OCTOBER AS CYBERSECURITY AWARENESS MONTH
Oct. 1, 2015
The Governor of Colorado, John W. Hickenlooper, has proclaimed October 2015 as Cybersecurity Awarenness Month. Read his full proclamation here.

COLORADO APPOINTS NEW CHIEF DATA OFFICER
July 16, 2015
According to a release from the Colorado Governor’s Office of Information Technology, Michelle Gore took over as the state’s next chief data officer June 22. In the new role, Gore will be responsible for “collecting and harnessing data to inform policy and business decisions,” according to a release from the office.

COLORADO DIVISION OF REAL ESTATE LAUNCHES NEW 'ELICENSE' SYSTEM
July 5, 2015
The Governor’s Office of Information Technology (OIT) partnered with DORA for eLicense, a new online license management system.

COLORADO SECRETARY OF STATE'S OFFICE NAMED ONE OF 2015 CIO 100 AWARD WINNERS
June 5, 2015
IDG’s CIO Magazine named the Colorado Secretary of State’s office as among its 2015 CIO 100 Award winners for the Go Code Colorado program. Go Code Colorado is a program initiated by the Colorado Secretary of State’s office, in partnership with the Governor’s Office, the Office of Economic Development and International Trade, and the Office of Information Technology, to make public data managed by the state easier to access on the Colorado Information Marketplace portal at data.colorado.gov.

FIVE LESSONS ON FOSTERING GOVERNMENT INNOVATION USING GOOGLE APPS
April 14, 2015
OIT's Directory of Google Operations Brandon Williams gives CIOReview the scoop on fostering government innovation, and he doesn't sugarcoat it. Read Brandon's full article here.

INNOVATION IS KEY: SUMA NALLAPATI
February 9, 2015
Suma Nallapati blogs on navigating turbulence in the public sector. Read her full blog on CIO Online here.

SUMA NALLAPATI ON IT HIRING
January 28, 2015
Chief Information Officer Suma Nallapati featured in a ComputerWorld article "IT hiring: 4 things you're doing wrong (and how to fix them)."

CSO ONLINE GUEST BLOG WITH CISO DEBBI BLYTH
January 28, 2015
Colorado's Chief Information Security Officer Debbi Blyth blogged on CSO Online on the state's award-winning project, Secure Colorado.