Resources

When you think of the Texas Department of Information Resources (DIR), your first thought may be contracts or DIR-provided services like CCTS, TEX-AN or certain Information Security services. In this Resources section, however, we provide additional useful tools and guidance to help government entities and institutions of higher education fulfill their many statutory requirements:

Reference

Programs

  • Domain Name Registration. Guidance and instructions for state agencies and counties on how to register a texas.gov domain name.
  • EIR Accessibility. Accessibility-related information, including agency roles and responsibilities and EIR Coordinator roles and responsibilities, a broad list of tools and resources such as online tutorials, and more.
  • Information Resource Managers (IRMs). IRM standards and practices, roles and responsibilities, continuing education requirements, and other useful resources.
  • Statewide Project Management. Project management guidance including Project Delivery Framework templates (for “major” technology projects) and PM Lite templates (for small-to-medium-scale projects under $1 million).
  • Statewide Data Coordination. Texas Open Data Portal and more.
  • Strategic Planning and Reporting. A roadmap to the state’s technology goals, access to relevant reports, including the State Strategic Plan, Biennial Performance Report, and more, plus guidance for completing agency reports.
  • Information Security. Products and services to help protect critical information resources

Educational

  • DIR Calendar. Upcoming event
  • DIR Conferences. Overview of plans for DIR-hosted conferences
  • Event Materials. Available materials from selected DIR programs, staff presentations and events
  • DIR Basics Series. Video clips of webinars, along with the slides used in the presentations, that provide an overview of DIR's programs and resources


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