Arkansas's Gov2Go Personal Government Assistant Wins National Innovative Technology Award

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 […]

Two Arkansas Government Programs Recognized for Outstanding Achievements in State IT

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. August 5, 2016-Two Arkansas digital government programs “Gov2Go and” 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…

Governor's Radio Address Features K-12 Broadband Access

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 […]

DIS Executive Leaders Recognized for Outstanding Achievements

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 […]

K-12 Connectivity Issue Solved for Arkansas

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.

DIS Director to Chair Technology Oversight Council

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 […]

Yessica Jones Tapped as Deputy Director of Department of Information Systems

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 […]