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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 3:17:03 PMSpringfield, 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 56118/9/2018 6:31:39 PMCHICAGO — The Illinois Department of Innovation and Technology (DoIT), formed by Executive Order in 2016, is now officially recognized as a state agency.
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 Enhancements4/25/2018 9:45:17 PMSpringfield, 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 7:56:38 PMChicago, 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 6:26:10 PMCHICAGO – 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 Collaboration3/1/2018 9:33:06 PMSpringfield, 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 2/8/2018 7:12:50 PMSpringfield, 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 Vendors1/3/2018 10:13:51 PMSpringfield, 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 9:00:37 PMWHEELING (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.
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 8:41:04 PMSPRINGFIELD (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.