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  • Welcome to the Chief Information Office
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    The business model for state government is changing, as more agencies are working together to harness their collective efforts and maximize their impact.  The Chief Information Office is working to evolve the state’s approach to IT investment and oversight to reflect this new reality. The office strives for balance, transparency and collaboration as it seeks to increase IT coordination and compliance, identify efficiencies and strengthen connections with agency business leaders.
State CIO Awards for 2016 News and Announcements
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The State CIO Awards program provides Oregon state agencies with a great opportunity to be acknowledged and receive recognition for Innovative IT and Business accomplishments and solutions.
Watch this space for an announcement of the 2016 Award Winners.

Alex PettitMeet the State Chief Information Officer 
State Chief Information Officer Alex Pettit in January 2014 came to Oregon from Oklahoma where he also served as the state’s CIO. Prior to that, he oversaw the planning, coordination and execution of a disaster recovery plan for Brown University, and coordinated the renovation of the university’s sole data center. For more than two decades, Pettit worked in both public and private capacities with management roles in: continuity of operations planning; crisis leadership; IT operations, support and system design and civil defense planning.