On Tuesday, March 19, 2013, Governor Dalrymple signed Senate Bill's 2033 and 2034. SB2033 changes the definition of a major IT project from $250,000 to $500,000 and SB2034 requires an executive steering committee to oversee a major IT project from start to finish, excluding Higher Education.

BYOD Challenges in State Government Posted: Mar 21, 2013News

As mobile technology becomes global, bring your own device (BYOD) is becoming more popular in state government. Lisa Feldner, Chief Information Officer for North Dakota’s Information Technology Department (ITD) was featured in a STATETECH article titled, “The State of BYOD in Local Government: 3 CIOs Speak Out.”

Large Project Oversight ReportPosted: Mar 8, 2013News

ITD has published its Large Project Oversight Report for the 4rd quarter of 2012.

The Office of the Secretary of State and ITD recently introduced the new Public Meeting Notices web application. Demonstrations of the application were presented in February 2013. Additional demonstrations have been scheduled for agency members that were unable to attend the previous sessions.

Does your agency have any outstanding projects at the application and infrastructure level? Nominations are being accepted for the 2013 Digital Government Achievement Awards (DGAA)

Gartner Webinars for MarchPosted: Mar 1, 2013News

ITD is extending an invitation to learn about today's critical IT initiatives for free from Gartner Analysts. Join them for an hour and walk away with tactical advice that can impact your top initiatives. 

iOS 6.1.2 Software UpdatePosted: Feb 21, 2013News

On Friday, February 8, 2013, ITD announced issues regarding upgrading to Apple iOS 6.1. Apple has since released, iOS 6.1.2, a new update for the iPhone and iPad to fix the issues that iOS 6.1 devices were causing with Exchange.

Mobile GIS Hub MapsPosted: Feb 15, 2013News

Using the ArcGIS application on your tablet or smartphone provides you with the ability to create and configure maps that fit your workflow needs. Are you interested in using GIS Hub maps on mobile devices?

Many entities, including ITD, are experiencing excessive logging on Exchange servers following client upgrades to Apple iOS 6.1.

The Office of the Secretary of State and ITD will be introducing a new Public Meeting Notices web application at the end of January 2013.