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Oregon IT in the News
Press Releases & Announcements
April 18, 2007 Oregonians will soon have access to high-quality aerial and satellite imagery via a state-of-the-art orthoimagery portal
Aug. 2, 2006 (pdf) Brown University study of state and federal Web sites ranks Oregon.gov third in the nation
March 2, 2006 (doc) State Takes Stand On Spam
Feb. 22, 2006 (doc) Oregon's Data & Video Services is the state's newest classroom
Sept. 30, 2005 - Employment Department wins second national award for iMatchSkills; Center for Digital Government bestows award for best Government to Business application
July 27, 2005 - The state of Oregon Chief Information Officer Council, in collaboration with the State CIO, has released the 2005 Enterprise Information Resources Management Strategy
Dec. 17, 2004 - The Dept. of Consumer & Business Services wins award from InfoWorld magazine
July 8, 2004 - Governor Launches New iMatchSkills System to Help Bring Employers and Job Seekers Together
June 16, 2004 (pdf) - State to Review Preliminary Business Case for Data Center and Network Consolidation
March 31, 2004 - Online Vehicle Registration Renewal in High Gear
March 15, 2004 (pdf) - State Awards Data Center and Network Consolidation Contract

News and Magazine Articles
July 3, 2009 - KMWorld provides transparency for stimulus funds
Summer 2009 - Oregon Moves Ahead with Enterprise Technology
State Tech Magazine - The Promise and the Peril - Rick Howard
June 4, 2009 - State Of Oregon Web Site One Of Nation's Best
March 2009 - Where to Go Green
Nov. 17, 2005 - GIS Day event held at the Capitol in Salem, Oregon
GIS Monitor
Aug. 17, 2005 - Oregon using Open Source technology for audio conferencing
June 8, 2005 - Oregon launches multi-jurisdictional permit portal
Government Technology Magazine
April 2005 - Oregon GEO in the News
Government Technology Magazine, Merrill Douglas
April 13, 2005 - Real-time tsunami warning service launched on Pacific Coast
Government Technology Magazine
Jan. 5, 2005 - Scientists map Oregon tsunami zones using computer model
Corvallis Gazette-Times, William McCall, AP writer
Jan./Feb. 2005 - Open Source Advocates Launch Oregon Open Source Technology Center
Government Technology Magazine
Corvallis Gazette-Times
Dec. 30, 2004 - Western Governor´s University improves, online university doubles its enrollment
Stateline.org, Eric Kelderman
Nov. 9, 2004 - Oregon Librarians answer questions through online chat 
Government Technology Magazine, Nick Mudge
Oct. 6, 2004 - Oregon NW Wireless and Security Summit and Statewide Interoperability Executive Council Summit
Government Technology Magazine, Andrea Logue
Sept. 29, 2004 - Portland hopes housing Web site helps coffers, too
The Oregonian, Fred Leeson
July 20, 2004 - Governors launch multi-state AMBER Alert Web portal
Government Technology Magazine 
July 6, 2004 - Jackson County named in national survey of top 10 digital counties (population category 150,000-249,999)
June 2004 - Marion County Sheriff´s Office tracks parolees with GPS
Government Technology Magazine

Curt Pederson receives Information Technology Executive of the Year award, April 2006.
Curt Amo honored as finalist for IT Executive of the Year award, April 2006.
Cy Smith, Statewide GIS Coordinator, is interviewed by the GIS Monitor, December 2005.
Topics discussed include Oregon's progress toward developing a GIS Utility.
Scott Smith, Oregon E-government Program Manager, is interviewed by Government Technology Magazine, September 2005. Topics discussed include the challenge of producing a portal that appeals to the younger generation.
Donald Fleming is interviewed by Public CIO magazine, May 2004.
Pulling Toward the Center:  Interest in data center consolidation is running high these days.
Dave White Receives Information Technology Executive of the Year Award, March 31, 2004.