LITTLE ROCK-The state of Arkansasâs citizen-centric personal government assistant, Gov2Go, won top honors from among four award finalists in the category of Emerging and Innovative Technology in the National Association of State Chief Information Officers (NASCIO) 28th consecutive State IT Recognition Awards at its annual conference this week in Orlando, Florida. The prestigious award program…
Myers Elected to Executive Committee of National Association for State Government Information Technology Executives and Managers
Arkansas Department of Information Systems (DIS) Director Mark Myers was elected to serve as a director on the executive committee of the National Association of State Chief Information Officers (NASCIO). Myers was elected during NASCIOâs annual conference, Sept. 18-21, in Orlando, Florida. âI am honored for the opportunity to serve alongside an esteemed group of […]
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. August 5, 2016-Two Arkansas digital government programs “Gov2Go and ClaimItAR.com” developed in partnership with the Information Network of Arkansas (INA) have been named finalists in the 2016 National Association of State Chief Information Officers (NASCIO) State IT Recognition Awards competition. The prestigious award program honors outstanding information technology achievemen…
Transcript Itâs always good to go back home. This summer, Iâll be returning to the small town in Northwest Arkansas where I grew up to reconnect with friends and family and to enjoy the memories of my youth. Growing up in Gravette has helped me to appreciate the value of the close-knit community that small […]
LITTLE ROCK-Executive leaders from the Arkansas Department of Information Systems (DIS) and an Arkansas government mobile app were recognized with top awards from StateScoop, a government information technology media company in Washington D.C., Wednesday, May 4, 2016, in Baltimore, Maryland. The state received a total of seven nominations in several award categories. DIS Director Mark […]
In the March 2016 issue of GovCIO Outlook magazine, DIS Director Mark Myers provided insights on the project to upgrade the Arkansas Public School Computer Network (APSCN) and provide high-speed broadband connectivity to Arkansasâs K-12 public schools. For the full article, click the pdf.
Governor Asa Hutchinson Announces $10 Million Upgrade for Statewide Public Safety Communications System
LITTLE ROCK–Governor Asa Hutchinson announced today that he will request the legislature to release $10 million from his Rainy Day Fund for significant and much needed upgrades to the statewide interoperable communications system for emergency and public safety services, also known as the Arkansas Wireless Information Network (AWIN). This funding will go towards replacing aging […]
LITTLE ROCK, AR–Arkansas Department of Information Systems Director Mark Myers was selected to serve as chairman of Gov. Asa Hutchinsonâs Information Technology Oversight Council. The council, created by an executive order, will oversee state information technology projects in excess of $50 million. In a letter to legislators announcing the council, Hutchinson said it was a […]
LITTLE ROCK-Yessica Jones of Searcy, Arkansas, was appointed today as the deputy director of the Department of Information Systems (DIS). âYessica brings a diverse background in IT from teaching programming at Harding University to being a former database developer at Acxiom. She is a great addition to a great team,â noted Mark Myers, the director […]
Click the attached pdf to view WAN awards by school district and vendor.