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3EF5C2B93E01F676872588BD005B06D1 Hearing Summary


Date Sep 14, 2022      
Location SCR 352

Updates from the Governor's Office of Information Technology - Committee Discussion Only

10:34:16 AM  
Michael McReynolds,
OIT Legislative Liaison, introduced himself and Julia Richman, OIT Deputy
Executive Director, and Brandy Reitter, Colorado Broadband Office Executive
Director. Their presentation can be found here:
10:36:49 AM  
Ms. Richman started
the presentation by giving a brief overview of OIT's core values and wildly
important goals. The presentation continued with OIT's "Big Three"
initiatives, tech debt portfolio updates, eFort migration, ReimagineIT
IT transformation program, OIT enterprise project management office (EPMO)
launch, and EPMO organization. Additionally, Ms. Richman gave information
on future plans and updates including legislation, strategic plan, project
dashboard, Technical Debt Project status, and cybersecurity update.
10:51:43 AM  
Ms. Richman, Ms. Reitter, and Mr. McReynolds answered questions from the committee regarding the EPMO chart, broadband spending, goals for broadband connection, work-from-home outcomes with OIT and other agencies, the impacts such as retention working from home has had on the state employment.
11:05:22 AM  
Ms. Reitter gave a presentation on the Advance Colorado Broadband Updates. The presentation included Colorado Broadband Office (CBO) funding program milestones and capitol projects fund proposed grant design.
11:11:25 AM  
Ms. Reitter answered questions from the committee on the broadband roadmap, creating varying data charts for broadband information, how they are compiling information from stakeholders and vendors, and means of gathering data.
11:27:57 AM  
Ms. Reitter continued
her presentation giving funding information on the Broadband, Equity, Access,
and Development (BEAD) program, state digital equity, enabling middle mile
program, and Colorado Department of Transportation Intelligent Transportation
Systems: Fiber Optic Network.
11:37:17 AM  
Additionally, Ms.
Reitter gave an update on CBO projects including Broadband Deployment Board
Statistics and grant awards funded, the Affordable Connectivity Program
outreach results, the completed Digital Government Strategic Plan, and
mapping improvement and process. The presentation wrapped up with state
broadband comparative assessment and takeaways, broadband mapping project
kickoff that is scheduled for September 14, and the stakeholder outreach
and roundtables that are scheduled.

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