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TECHNOLOGY IN FIREFIGHTING
Feb. 2017
FirstNet and its partner, organizations and companies are working to bring the very best devices, network, applications and capabilities in order to transform wildland firefighting.

USE OF SIMULATION AND EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES
Feb. 10, 2017
The Colorado Governor’s Office of Information Technology and FirstNet explored some emerging technologies with the potential for improving simulation training at the recent Fire Leadership Challenge 2016, sponsored by the Colorado State Fire Chiefs Association.
The Colorado Governor’s Office of Information Technology and FirstNet explored some emerging technologies with the potential for improving simulation training at the recent Fire Leadership Challenge 2016, sponsored by the Colorado State Fire Chiefs Association.

CHANNELING MACGYVER, OIT OFFERS GOOGLE SHEETS DATA SHARING HACK
Feb. 7, 2017
Looking for an engaging way to share data with your residents, at a fraction of the cost of Salesforce or other large-scale tools? The Colorado Governor’s Office of Information Technology has you covered. Using Google Sheets, the OIT has found a way that state IT departments can enable data sharing on a shoestring budget.

COLORADO LAYS GROUNDWORK FOR NATIONWIDE HIGH-SPEED NETWORK FOR PUBLIC SAFETY
Jan. 20, 2017
Brian Shepherd, broadband program manager in the Colorado Governor’s Office of Information Technology, was recently interviewed by Homeland Preparedness News. He addressed how the state is preparing for the new network and how technology is evolving for first responders.

WHAT INNOVATION LOOKS LIKE IN COLORADO
Nov. 21, 2016
New roles, initiatives and events are changing how Colorado's technology does business and the types of workers leaders hope to attract.

COLORADO NAMES FIRST DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION OFFICER
Nov. 2, 2016
The Colorado Governor's Office of Information Technology solidified a national trend of citizen-centric service delivery Wednesday with an announcement of the state's first digital transformation officer.

STATE IT LEADERS LEVERAGE TECHNOLOGY TO SPUR ECONOMIC GROWTH
Sept. 30, 2016
States that invest in technology opportunities at home are poised for big payoffs. Colorado, for example, added 6,578 IT jobs in 2015, state officials say.

FIRSTNET'S FIRST STEPS
Sept. 6, 2016
When talking about the First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet), a common theme emerges: time. Some early testers of the planned multibillion-dollar nationwide network say there’s not enough of it, while critics ask why the it's taking so long to get the system up and running.

COMCAST READY TO BUILD FORT COLLINS CALL CENTER
Sept. 2, 2016
Work to convert part of the HP campus in southeast Fort Collins into a $7.5 million call center for Comcast Cable Corp. is nearly ready to begin.

COLORADO BUILDING MAP OF BROADBAND INFRASTRUCTURE TO GUIDE FUTURE EXPANSION
July 27, 2016
The state's IT shop is hoping to collect data from localities on which sections of the state still lack access to high-speed internet infrastructure.

MEET THE STATESCOOP 50 GOLDENGOV NOMINEES
March 30, 2016
In this Q&A, StateScoop introduces StateScoop 50 GoldenGov nominee Suma Nallapati, the chief information officer for Colorado.

FAST ENTERPRISES MODERNIZING COLORADO DMV SYSTEMS
Feb. 4, 2016
Continuing a string of successful projects with state motor vehicle agencies, government software and services provider Fast Enterprises, LLC (FAST) is now working with Colorado to completely modernize the state’s DMV systems.

OIT MAKES TREMENDOUS STRIDES IN UPGRADING ITS CYBERSECURITY PROTOCOLS
Jan. 11, 2016
Deborah Blyth, Chief Information Security Officer, and Tauna Lockhart, Chief Communications Officer, for the state of Colorado sat down with GovLoop to share their success story.

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