North Carolina’s 911 System Achieves Major Milestones to Improve Emergency Response
NC Department of Information Technology
by aljohnson
2w ago
North Carolina’s 911 System Achieves Major Milestones to Improve Emergency Response aljohnson Thu, 04/04/2024 - 11:59 RALEIGH In an emergency, people count on access to 911 services regardless of their location or the communication technology they use. The N.C. 911 Board, a division of the N.C. Department of Information Technology, recently completed a years-long effort to modernize the state’s 911 system, helping ensure that everyone in North Carolina can quickly reach emergency services. Following Anson County’s 911 upgrade, all 125 public safety answering points, or PSAPs, that receive f ..read more
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North Carolina Stands Out as Only State to Receive 'A' Rating in 2023 Geospatial Maturity Assessment
NC Department of Information Technology
by kogardner
1M ago
North Carolina Stands Out as Only State to Receive 'A' Rating in 2023 Geospatial Maturity Assessment kogardner Mon, 03/11/2024 - 08:20 RALEIGH The National States Geographic Information Council this week released its 2023 Geospatial Maturity Assessment report on the status of states’ efforts and development in geospatial data. Of the 47 states who submitted reports to the NSGIC this year, North Carolina was the only state to receive a grade of “A.” The District of Columbia also received an “A” rating. The GMA report documents each state’s efforts to support best geospatial development practi ..read more
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Third Annual N.C. Education Datathon Analyzes Gaps Between Current CTE Courses and Needed Workforce Skills
NC Department of Information Technology
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2M ago
Third Annual N.C. Education Datathon Analyzes Gaps Between Current CTE Courses and Needed Workforce Skills jxhagins Tue, 02/13/2024 - 16:40 Raleigh The N.C. Department of Information Technology’s Government Data Analytics Center, The Hunt Institute and the Office of Governor Roy Cooper partnered to sponsor the third annual North Carolina Education Datathon on Feb. 8 and 9 in Raleigh. The event paired 19 teams of North Carolina high school and college students with volunteer mentors who used publicly available data to address social and economic problems affecting their state and community. Th ..read more
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N.C. Department of Information Technology Names New Chief Data Officer
NC Department of Information Technology
by jxhagins
3M ago
N.C. Department of Information Technology Names New Chief Data Officer jxhagins Thu, 01/11/2024 - 14:03 RALEIGH Christie Burris The N.C. Department of Information Technology has named Christie Burris as the new chief data officer for the state of North Carolina and director of the N.C. Government Data Analytics Center. “Christie is an innovative and skilled strategic communications and policy executive with proven experience delivering complex programs in the public and private sectors,” said NCDIT Secretary and State Chief Information Officer Jim Weaver. “In her new role, she will continue ..read more
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NCDIT’s FirstTech Team Launches $2M Funding Opportunity to Expand Public Safety Broadband Network on State Agency Campuses
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by lccrawley1
5M ago
NCDIT’s FirstTech Team Launches $2M Funding Opportunity to Expand Public Safety Broadband Network on State Agency Campuses lccrawley1 Wed, 11/15/2023 - 12:23 RALEIGH The N.C. Department of Information Technology’s First Responder Emerging Technologies (FirstTech) program is inviting state government entities to apply for assistance in funding the expansion of the Public Safety Broadband Network to serve a specific state campus. Known as FirstNet, the Public Safety Broadband Network is the first nationwide broadband network specifically built for public safety agencies. It allows first respon ..read more
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NC TECH Honors NCDIT for Innovative Work
NC Department of Information Technology
by aljohnson
6M ago
NC TECH Honors NCDIT for Innovative Work aljohnson Thu, 11/02/2023 - 10:21 RALEIGH The NC TECH Association recognized the N.C. Department of Information Technology for its innovative work during the association’s annual awards gala held Nov. 1 in Raleigh. The awards recognize tech companies, the use of tech and leaders in tech for their leadership and achievements in the state’s vibrant tech sector. Mike Ware, an N.C. Department of Information Technology leader who serves as chief information officer for the N.C. Department of Environmental Quality, was named Public Sector CIO of the Year.&n ..read more
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NCDIT-Designed Website Platform Nationally Recognized with State Government Experience Award
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by kogardner
6M ago
NCDIT-Designed Website Platform Nationally Recognized with State Government Experience Award kogardner Wed, 10/11/2023 - 10:25 RALEIGH The N.C. Department of Information Technology's Digital Solutions team recently received a State Government Experience Award for its accessible, secure and user-friendly Digital Commons platform, which supports NC.gov, the state’s one-stop portal for services, and more than 70 other websites for state agencies, boards and commissions. Digital Services Manager Yelena Talanker and Applications Systems Manager Mac Clark were honored at the Center for Di ..read more
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NCDIT Brings Home Top Honors from National Conference
NC Department of Information Technology
by aljohnson
6M ago
NCDIT Brings Home Top Honors from National Conference aljohnson Wed, 10/11/2023 - 09:29 RALEIGH The National Association of State Chief Information Officers recognized the N.C. Department of Information Technology with three national awards at its annual conference in Minneapolis on Tuesday, Oct. 10. In addition, the association elected NCDIT Secretary and State Chief Information Officer Jim Weaver to serve as its president for the coming year after serving as vice president this year.   "These projects demonstrate how NCDIT is delivering innovative digital solutions to meet the n ..read more
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Governor Cooper Proclaims October as Cybersecurity Awareness Month
NC Department of Information Technology
by jwsvendsgaard
7M ago
Governor Cooper Proclaims October as Cybersecurity Awareness Month jwsvendsgaard Tue, 10/03/2023 - 11:19 RALEIGH Governor Roy Cooper has proclaimed October as Cybersecurity Awareness Month in North Carolina to recognize the importance of staying safe online. “Advances in digital technology make amazing opportunities possible but also open the door to more cyber attacks,” Governor Cooper said. “Cyberthreats are becoming increasingly sophisticated, and I encourage all North Carolinians to make smart decisions to avoid online scams and secure your personal information.” “Education and awareness ..read more
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N.C. 911 Board Awards $16.5 Million to Fund Improvements at 12 of the State’s 911 Call Centers
NC Department of Information Technology
by jwsvendsgaard
7M ago
N.C. 911 Board Awards $16.5 Million to Fund Improvements at 12 of the State’s 911 Call Centers jwsvendsgaard Tue, 09/12/2023 - 16:25 RALEIGH The North Carolina 911 Board has awarded $16.5 million in grants that will benefit 12 911 call centers, also known as public safety answering points or PSAPs, across the state. "PSAPs serve a critical role in our communities," said N.C. 911 Board Chair Jim Weaver, state chief information officer and secretary of the N.C. Department of Information Technology. “These grants will fund important facility and equipment upgrades to support their life-saving wo ..read more
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