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Illinois DoIT to Present Tech Prairie STEAM EXPO at 2021 Illinois State Fairhttps://www2.illinois.gov/Pages/news-item.aspx?ReleaseID=23460Illinois DoIT to Present Tech Prairie STEAM EXPO at 2021 Illinois State Fair6/24/2021 5:00:00 AMSpringfield, IL - The Illinois Department of Innovation & Technology (DoIT) will debut the Tech Prairie STEAM Expo at this year’s Illinois State Fair. The event will provide fairgoers with opportunities to experience the many ways Illinois is advancing the areas of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics).
State of Illinois Innovation and Technology Receives National Recognitionshttps://www2.illinois.gov/Pages/news-item.aspx?ReleaseID=23405State of Illinois Innovation and Technology Receives National Recognitions6/8/2021 5:00:00 AMSpringfield, IL – Illinois IT professionals were among the winners of the 2021 StateScoop 50 Awards, announced by Scoop News Group. Now in its eighth year, the StateScoop 50 Awards honor the most innovative and influential projects in state government and the people advancing the use of digital technology inside state agencies.
Illinois Capital Development Board Announces Design Firm for $80 Million Rebuild Illinois Funded Central Computing Facility in Springfieldhttps://www2.illinois.gov/Pages/news-item.aspx?ReleaseID=23177Illinois Capital Development Board Announces Design Firm for $80 Million Rebuild Illinois Funded Central Computing Facility in Springfield4/21/2021 5:00:00 AMSPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Capital Development Board (CDB) has selected Exp U.S. Services, Incorporated as the preferred architectural design firm for the new Central Computing Facility in Springfield. CDB will oversee the project’s design and construction in accordance with the protocol for state-appropriated projects.
Governor Pritzker Proclaims April as Innovation and Technology Month in Illinoishttps://www2.illinois.gov/Pages/news-item.aspx?ReleaseID=23065Governor Pritzker Proclaims April as Innovation and Technology Month in Illinois4/5/2021 5:00:00 AMSpringfield, IL - Governor JB Pritzker is proclaiming the month of April as Innovation and Technology Month in Illinois. The annual event provides an opportunity to recognize the importance of the technology industry to Illinois and the value it brings for businesses and residents of the state.
Illinois DoIT Announces IT/Telecom Solicitation Opportunity for Minority Vendorshttps://www2.illinois.gov/Pages/news-item.aspx?ReleaseID=23005Illinois DoIT Announces IT/Telecom Solicitation Opportunity for Minority Vendors3/25/2021 5:00:00 AMSpringfield, IL - Illinois Department of Innovation & Technology (DoIT) announces opportunities for traditionally underrepresented minority-owned businesses in the IT/Telecom industry to become vendors for the state. This is a second solicitation opportunity for minority businesses to register for the Project/Resource Sheltered Market (PRSM) program.
State of Illinois Announces New Human Capital Management System for State Hiringhttps://www2.illinois.gov/Pages/news-item.aspx?ReleaseID=22866State of Illinois Announces New Human Capital Management System for State Hiring3/2/2021 6:00:00 AMToday, the Illinois Department of Central Management Services (CMS) and the Department of Innovation & Technology (DoIT) announced the recent rollout of the State of Illinois’ new human capital management system designed to streamline the application and hiring process.
Staying Cyber Secure at the Holidayshttps://www2.illinois.gov/Pages/news-item.aspx?ReleaseID=22462Staying Cyber Secure at the Holidays12/9/2020 6:00:00 AMSpringfield, IL - With COVID-19 restrictions around the nation, shopping virtually has become more than just a convenience and it’s important to take steps to stay safe when shopping online, especially at the holidays.
Pritzker Administration Recognizes Cybersecurity Awareness Month with Emphasis on Staying Safe While Working and Learning Remotelyhttps://www2.illinois.gov/Pages/news-item.aspx?ReleaseID=22165Pritzker Administration Recognizes Cybersecurity Awareness Month with Emphasis on Staying Safe While Working and Learning Remotely10/1/2020 5:00:00 AMSpringfield, IL - Governor Pritzker today proclaimed the month of October as Cybersecurity Awareness Month in Illinois to raise awareness on the importance of staying safe and secure online. This year’s program will empower individuals and organizations with information on how to better protect their online presence.
2020 StateScoop 50 Awards Honor Top Leaders and Projects in State IT, Including Four Illinois Recipientshttps://www2.illinois.gov/Pages/news-item.aspx?ReleaseID=221162020 StateScoop 50 Awards Honor Top Leaders and Projects in State IT, Including Four Illinois Recipients9/22/2020 5:00:00 AMSpringfield, IL - Scoop News Group, StateScoop’s parent company, announced the winners of the 2020 StateScoop 50 Awards and the list includes four recipients from Illinois Department of Innovation & Technology (DoIT).
Pritzker Administration Launches New Resource for STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics) to Benefit Students, Educators and Familieshttps://www2.illinois.gov/Pages/news-item.aspx?ReleaseID=21900Pritzker Administration Launches New Resource for STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics) to Benefit Students, Educators and Families8/6/2020 5:00:00 AMSpringfield, IL -The Illinois Department of Innovation & Technology (DoIT) announced today the publication of a new website to provide a consolidated resource for STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics) in Illinois.
Illinois Students Advance to National Finals in Cybersecurity Challengehttps://www2.illinois.gov/Pages/news-item.aspx?ReleaseID=21567Illinois Students Advance to National Finals in Cybersecurity Challenge5/20/2020 5:00:00 AMSpringfield, IL - Girls across Illinois, despite the transition to remote learning during the COVID-19 pandemic, have persevered in their cybersecurity learning through the Girls Go CyberStart (GGCS) program. Out of the 385 girls from Illinois that started GGCS, 45 will be representing Illinois for the National Championship which will be held May 20-21. Nationally, 15,665 girls registered to compete in the initial stage of the competition.
Pritzker Administration Releases WI-FI Hotspot Map to Support Illinois Students during COVID-19 Pandemichttps://www2.illinois.gov/Pages/news-item.aspx?ReleaseID=21415Pritzker Administration Releases WI-FI Hotspot Map to Support Illinois Students during COVID-19 Pandemic4/17/2020 5:00:00 AMSPRINGFIELD – Illinois state agencies released a wi-fi hotspot map today to help students across the state who lack internet access in their homes. The effort was spearheaded by the Illinois Board of Higher Education (IBHE) along with the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE), the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO), the Department of Innovation and Technology (DoIT), the Office of the Secretary of State Illinois State Library, and the Illinois Community College Board (ICCB).
Pritzker Administration to Provide Opportunity for Minority-Owned Businesses to become State Vendorshttps://www2.illinois.gov/Pages/news-item.aspx?ReleaseID=21132Pritzker Administration to Provide Opportunity for Minority-Owned Businesses to become State Vendors2/6/2020 6:00:00 AMSpringfield, IL – The Illinois Department of Innovation & Technology (DoIT) announced today it will be providing an opportunity for traditionally underrepresented minority-owned businesses in the IT/Telecom industry to become vendors for the state.
Gov. Pritzker Announces $50 Million First Round of Matching Funds in Statewide Broadband Expansionhttps://www2.illinois.gov/Pages/news-item.aspx?ReleaseID=21129Gov. Pritzker Announces $50 Million First Round of Matching Funds in Statewide Broadband Expansion2/5/2020 6:00:00 AMSpringfield, Ill. — Governor JB Pritzker announced today that the state releasing $50 million in funding for the first round of matching grants of Connect Illinois, the state’s $420 million statewide broadband expansion.
Illinois Joins Girls Go CyberStart Challenge to Encourage More High School Students to Explore the Field of Cybersecurityhttps://www2.illinois.gov/Pages/news-item.aspx?ReleaseID=20817Illinois Joins Girls Go CyberStart Challenge to Encourage More High School Students to Explore the Field of Cybersecurity11/14/2019 6:00:00 AMSpringfield, IL – Illinois will participate in the 2020 Girls Go CyberStart challenge to encourage the growth of young women in the field of cybersecurity. The training partnership with the SANS Institute will enable female high school students in Illinois to discover their talents in cybersecurity and learn more about computer security careers.
Governor Pritzker Proclaims October as Cyber Security Awareness Month in Illinoishttps://www2.illinois.gov/Pages/news-item.aspx?ReleaseID=20666Governor Pritzker Proclaims October as Cyber Security Awareness Month in Illinois10/1/2019 5:00:00 AMSpringfield, IL - Governor Pritzker proclaims October as Cyber Security Awareness Month in Illinois to recognize the importance of raising cyber awareness and to help Illinoisans stay safe and secure online.
State of Illinois Recognized at CIO 100 Symposium with Innovation and Technology Awardhttps://www2.illinois.gov/Pages/news-item.aspx?ReleaseID=20528State of Illinois Recognized at CIO 100 Symposium with Innovation and Technology Award8/23/2019 5:00:00 AMSpringfield, IL - The State of Illinois is being recognized this week as one of the award winners at the CIO 100 Symposium in Colorado Springs, Colorado. The Annual CIO 100 Awards celebrates organizations and the teams within them that are using IT in innovative ways to deliver business value, whether by creating competitive advantage, optimizing business processes, enabling growth or improving relationships with customers.
Gov. Pritzker Launches Connect Illinois, a $420 Million Statewide Broadband Expansion Under Rebuild Illinoishttps://www2.illinois.gov/Pages/news-item.aspx?ReleaseID=20483Gov. Pritzker Launches Connect Illinois, a $420 Million Statewide Broadband Expansion Under Rebuild Illinois8/15/2019 5:00:00 AMSpringfield, Ill. — With a historic $420 million investment in broadband infrastructure included in the Rebuild Illinois capital plan, Governor JB Pritzker launched a statewide strategic initiative to guide broadband expansion by naming 25 members to the Broadband Advisory Council.
Illinois DoIT's Inaugural Year Brings Digital Progress for Statehttps://www2.illinois.gov/Pages/news-item.aspx?ReleaseID=20429Illinois DoIT's Inaugural Year Brings Digital Progress for State8/8/2019 5:00:00 AMSpringfield, IL - Illinois Department of Innovation & Technology (DoIT) observes one year as a state agency, recognizing digital achievements accomplished during the initial year.
Gov. Pritzker Signs Medicaid Overhaul to Expand Health Care Access, Eliminate Application Backlog and Increase Transparencyhttps://www2.illinois.gov/Pages/news-item.aspx?ReleaseID=20406Gov. Pritzker Signs Medicaid Overhaul to Expand Health Care Access, Eliminate Application Backlog and Increase Transparency8/5/2019 5:00:00 AMChicago – Ushering in a new era of transparency and effectiveness to the state’s health care system, Governor JB Pritzker enacted a Medicaid overhaul today to increase the timeliness of applications, redeterminations and payments to providers and decrease the number of Medicaid claims denials.
Illinois Honored with 2019 StateScoop 50 Awardshttps://www2.illinois.gov/Pages/news-item.aspx?ReleaseID=20022Illinois Honored with 2019 StateScoop 50 Awards5/8/2019 5:00:00 AMSpringfield, IL – The Illinois Department of Innovation & Technology (DoIT) was honored in three categories when the 2019 StateScoop 50 Awards were announced during the National Association of State Chief Information Officers (NASCIO) midyear conference in National Harbor, Maryland.
Gov. Pritzker Celebrates Innovation Dayhttps://www2.illinois.gov/Pages/news-item.aspx?ReleaseID=19912Gov. Pritzker Celebrates Innovation Day4/12/2019 5:00:00 AMSpringfield, Ill. — Joined by entrepreneurs and higher education leaders, Gov. JB Pritzker issued a proclamation recognizing April 12 as Illinois Innovation Day at an event hosted by the Illinois Science and Technology Coalition at the Governor’s Mansion.
Governor Pritzker Proclaims April as Innovation and Technology (IT) Month in Illinoishttps://www2.illinois.gov/Pages/news-item.aspx?ReleaseID=19876Governor Pritzker Proclaims April as Innovation and Technology (IT) Month in Illinois4/2/2019 5:00:00 AMSpringfield, IL - Governor Pritzker is proclaiming the month of April as Innovation and Technology (IT) Month in Illinois to recognize the increasing importance of the tech industry for the state’s growth and delivery of services.
Gov. Pritzker Appoints Experienced Leaders to Key State Agencieshttps://www2.illinois.gov/Pages/news-item.aspx?ReleaseID=19763Gov. Pritzker Appoints Experienced Leaders to Key State Agencies3/4/2019 6:00:00 AMSpringfield, Ill. — Building on a strong team of diverse experts in their fields, Governor JB Pritzker announced the following personnel appointments:
Illinois Century Network (ICN) to Participate in Technology Educator Conference This Weekhttps://www2.illinois.gov/Pages/news-item.aspx?ReleaseID=19737Illinois Century Network (ICN) to Participate in Technology Educator Conference This Week2/26/2019 6:00:00 AMSpringfield, IL – The Illinois Department of Innovation & Technology’s (DoIT’s) Illinois Century Network (ICN) will be joining K-12 educators at the Illinois Computing Educators 2019 Conference (#ICE19) to explore educational technology topics. The event is being held on February 25-28 at the Renaissance Schaumburg Hotel & Convention Center in Schaumburg, Illinois.
NASCIO Recognizes Illinois for Outstanding Accomplishments in IThttps://www2.illinois.gov/Pages/news-item.aspx?ReleaseID=19285NASCIO Recognizes Illinois for Outstanding Accomplishments in IT10/25/2018 5:00:00 AMThe National Association of State Chief Information Officers (NASCIO) announced the state of Illinois’ unemployment insurance tax modernization project as the winner for the Digital Government: Government to Business category as part of their 2018 State IT Recognition Awards.
Illinois smart state initiatives save money, improve service https://www2.illinois.gov/Pages/news-item.aspx?ReleaseID=19255Illinois smart state initiatives save money, improve service 10/17/2018 5:00:00 AMCHICAGO — Illinois is using advanced digital technologies to give taxpayers better service at lower costs. The result is a “smarter state,” one with more efficient government operations, lower ongoing costs, and savings of millions of taxpayer dollars.
October is National Cyber Security Awareness Monthhttps://www2.illinois.gov/Pages/news-item.aspx?ReleaseID=19222October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month10/4/2018 5:00:00 AMSPRINGFIELD, IL – Most people spend several hours each day online for work, pleasure or both. The widespread usage of computers, laptops, smartphones and tablets offers countless opportunities to connect with information and people around the world. It also provides myriad opportunities for cyber criminals. During October, the Illinois Emergency Management Agency (IEMA) is joining with the Illinois Department of Innovation and Technology (DoIT), as well as county and municipal emergency management agencies, to increase awareness of online risks and provide tips on what people can do to prevent problems.
October Proclaimed as Cyber Security Awareness Month in Illinoishttps://www2.illinois.gov/Pages/news-item.aspx?ReleaseID=19213October Proclaimed as Cyber Security Awareness Month in Illinois10/2/2018 5:00:00 AMSpringfield, IL –October is Cyber Security Awareness Month in Illinois, as proclaimed by Governor Bruce Rauner, to recognize the vital role that cyber security plays in identifying, protecting its citizens from and responding to cyber threats.
Illinois State Agencies Collaborate to Expand Mobile Serviceshttps://www2.illinois.gov/Pages/news-item.aspx?ReleaseID=18078Illinois State Agencies Collaborate to Expand Mobile Services8/23/2018 5:00:00 AMSpringfield, Illinois - The Department of Employment Security (DES) and Department of Innovation & Technology (DoIT) jointly announce the release of the IllinoisJobLink.com mobile functionality. IllinoisJobLink.com is a one-stop employment exchange in Illinois and is offered free of charge to both job seekers and employers. The system serves as the state’s hiring board, featuring more than 100,000 help-wanted ads.
Illinois Department of Innovation & Technology (DoIT) to Recognize 200 Years of Innovation in Illinois at the Illinois State Fair https://www2.illinois.gov/Pages/news-item.aspx?ReleaseID=18009Illinois Department of Innovation & Technology (DoIT) to Recognize 200 Years of Innovation in Illinois at the Illinois State Fair 8/9/2018 5:00:00 AMSpringfield, IL – The Illinois Department of Innovation & Technology (DoIT) is participating in the Governor’s Tent at the 2018 Illinois State Fair. This year’s display will be in recognition of the Illinois Bicentennial with a theme that centers around “200 Years of Innovation and Technology in Illinois”, featuring influential inventors from Illinois alongside current DoIT initiatives and successes.
Gov. Rauner signs HB 5611https://www2.illinois.gov/Pages/news-item.aspx?ReleaseID=17951Gov. Rauner signs HB 56117/20/2018 5:00:00 AMCHICAGO — The Illinois Department of Innovation and Technology (DoIT), formed by Executive Order in 2016, is now officially recognized as a state agency.
Gov. Rauner issues Executive Order to eliminate backlog of human rights caseshttps://www2.illinois.gov/Pages/news-item.aspx?ReleaseID=16892Gov. Rauner issues Executive Order to eliminate backlog of human rights cases6/20/2018 5:00:00 AMSPRINGFIELD (June 20, 2018) – Gov. Bruce Rauner today issued an executive order mandating that steps be taken to eliminate the backlog of over 1,000 cases at the Illinois Human Rights Commission (IHRC) dealing with anti-discrimination and equal opportunity complaints. Executive Order 18-08 will streamline government services to provide due process for Illinois residents.
Illinois Recognized as Top Tech Employer and for Achievement of Technology Enhancementshttps://www2.illinois.gov/Pages/news-item.aspx?ReleaseID=16637Illinois Recognized as Top Tech Employer and for Achievement of Technology Enhancements4/26/2018 5:00:00 AMSpringfield, IL – It’s Information Technology Month and the Illinois Department of Innovation & Technology (DoIT) is highlighting the state’s digital transformation and the positive impact on state operations.
Illinois Department of Human Rights Launches New Websitehttps://www2.illinois.gov/Pages/news-item.aspx?ReleaseID=15565Illinois Department of Human Rights Launches New Website4/10/2018 5:00:00 AMChicago, IL - The Illinois Department of Human Rights (IDHR) is launching a new website, featuring a more modern and user-friendly design.
ISAC Awarded 2018 Most Effective IT Team Award from CompTIA AITP Chicago Chapterhttps://www2.illinois.gov/Pages/news-item.aspx?ReleaseID=15458ISAC Awarded 2018 Most Effective IT Team Award from CompTIA AITP Chicago Chapter3/14/2018 5:00:00 AMCHICAGO – The Illinois Student Assistance Commission (ISAC) has been named the 2018 “Most Effective IT Team” by CompTIA AITP Chicago. The award recognizes high performing Chicagoland IT teams that have demonstrated an outstanding job in improving the success of their organization’s business. The annual award was presented to the team at an Awards Dinner on Thursday, March 8, 2018 at the Metropolitan Club of Chicago.
State of Illinois Enters National Partnership for Public Sector Collaborationhttps://www2.illinois.gov/Pages/news-item.aspx?ReleaseID=15416State of Illinois Enters National Partnership for Public Sector Collaboration2/6/2018 6:00:00 AMSpringfield, IL – The State of Illinois announces participation in a national partnership that will serve as a platform to share digital transformation best practices and new technologies. The first-in-the-nation partnership empowers collaboration among government agencies.
State of Illinois Releases Blockchain Task Force Report https://www2.illinois.gov/Pages/news-item.aspx?ReleaseID=15316State of Illinois Releases Blockchain Task Force Report 1/31/2018 6:00:00 AMSpringfield, IL - The first official government report in Illinois on blockchain is being released today on the use and opportunities available through blockchain and distributed technologies in the public arena. The Illinois Blockchain Task Force, consisting of appointed members of the General Assembly, as well as agency representatives and public entities involved in early efforts, have been meeting over the past four months to discuss and study distributed ledger technology. The report released today is the result of that effort.
State of Illinois Announces Smart Street Lighting Vendorshttps://www2.illinois.gov/Pages/news-item.aspx?ReleaseID=15233State of Illinois Announces Smart Street Lighting Vendors1/4/2018 6:00:00 AMSpringfield, IL – The State of Illinois today announced its intent to enter into a state master contract for Smart Street Lighting, following a Request for Proposal (RFP) issued in January 2017. The initiative was announced by Governor Rauner’s office, as part of his vision to transform technology in Illinois.
State opts in to FirstNet advanced communications networkhttps://www2.illinois.gov/Pages/news-item.aspx?ReleaseID=15193State opts in to FirstNet advanced communications network12/18/2017 6:00:00 AMWHEELING (Dec. 18, 2017) — A new partnership between Illinois and FirstNet will ensure that the lifesaving advantages of enhanced wireless broadband technology are available to public safety personnel statewide, Gov. Bruce Rauner announced today.
Governor's Medicaid fraud prevention initiatives save the State more than $450 millionhttps://www2.illinois.gov/Pages/news-item.aspx?ReleaseID=15184Governor's Medicaid fraud prevention initiatives save the State more than $450 million12/13/2017 6:00:00 AMCHICAGO (Dec. 13, 2017) — Gov. Bruce Rauner’s Health Care Fraud Elimination Task Force reported that the State has saved, prevented or recovered approximately $450 million in fraudulent or wasteful Medicaid spending in fiscal years 2016 and 2017.
Children's Cabinet to use real-time data to drive policyhttps://www2.illinois.gov/Pages/news-item.aspx?ReleaseID=15161Children's Cabinet to use real-time data to drive policy12/7/2017 6:00:00 AMSPRINGFIELD (Dec. 7, 2017) — Gov. Bruce Rauner’s Cabinet on Children and Youth turned on a new data dashboard today that policymakers and the public can use to make better-informed decisions about the health, safety, education and work readiness of Illinoisans younger than 25.
State of Illinois Migrates to Updated Open Data Management System https://www2.illinois.gov/Pages/news-item.aspx?ReleaseID=15039State of Illinois Migrates to Updated Open Data Management System 11/8/2017 6:00:00 AMSpringfield, IL - The State of Illinois today announced the move to a new open data management platform bringing a more functional and straightforward system that will deliver significant cost savings to Illinois, resulting in $1.2 million in savings over five years.
National Cybersecurity Awareness Month Recognized in Illinoishttps://www2.illinois.gov/Pages/news-item.aspx?ReleaseID=14897National Cybersecurity Awareness Month Recognized in Illinois10/3/2017 5:00:00 AMSpringfield, IL - Governor Bruce Rauner proclaimed October as National Cybersecurity Awareness Month in Illinois. In recognition of this declaration, the Illinois Department of Innovation & Technology (DoIT) is conducting a statewide employee awareness campaign that shares cybersecurity resources and best practices to better protect against online risks.
October is National Cyber Security Awareness Monthhttps://www2.illinois.gov/Pages/news-item.aspx?ReleaseID=14899October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month10/3/2017 5:00:00 AMSPRINGFIELD – Most people spend several hours each day online for work, pleasure or both. The widespread usage of computers, laptops, smartphones and tablets offers countless opportunities to connect with information and people around the world. It also provides myriad opportunities for cyber criminals.
Gov. Rauner announces leadership transition at DoIThttps://www2.illinois.gov/Pages/news-item.aspx?ReleaseID=14793Gov. Rauner announces leadership transition at DoIT9/7/2017 5:00:00 AMCHICAGO (Sept. 7, 2017) – Acting Secretary and State CIO Hardik Bhatt will be leaving the Department of Innovation and Technology (DoIT) after leading the digital transformation in state government for more than two years. Hardik is returning to the private sector to lead smart cities and transportation technology business for a large multinational U.S. company.
Procurement Innovation Continues in Illinoishttps://www2.illinois.gov/Pages/news-item.aspx?ReleaseID=14695Procurement Innovation Continues in Illinois8/15/2017 5:00:00 AMSpringfield, IL - The Department of Innovation & Technology (DoIT) today announced the annual application period for the Information Technology Resource Planning (ITRP) Program, which provides an effective way for state agencies to secure IT vendors.
Department of Innovation & Technology (DoIT) Participating in Governor's Tent at 2017 Illinois State Fairhttps://www2.illinois.gov/Pages/news-item.aspx?ReleaseID=14680Department of Innovation & Technology (DoIT) Participating in Governor's Tent at 2017 Illinois State Fair8/10/2017 5:00:00 AMSpringfield, IL – Today, the Illinois Department of Innovation & Technology (DoIT) unveils the agency’s 2017 Illinois State Fair display in the Governor’s Tent.
April Declared Information Technology Month in Illinoishttps://www2.illinois.gov/Pages/news-item.aspx?ReleaseID=14121April Declared Information Technology Month in Illinois4/7/2017 5:00:00 AMSPRINGFIELD, IL – Governor Bruce Rauner declared April 2017 as Information Technology Month in Illinois to celebrate the important work being done by IT professionals statewide and to encourage Illinois students to understand the growing opportunities in IT and the workforce.
State of Illinois, U of I System Launch ‘Smart State' Partnershiphttps://www2.illinois.gov/Pages/news-item.aspx?ReleaseID=14017State of Illinois, U of I System Launch ‘Smart State' Partnership2/2/2017 6:00:00 AMSPRINGFIELD, IL – The State of Illinois and University of Illinois System announced a new partnership today which advances Illinois as the nation’s premier ‘Smart State’, integrating next-generation technology to improve quality of life, grow the state’s economy and retain and attract residents.