DIR Information Session
Continuing Education/Training

#DIRisIT: An Overview of Programs and Services


DIR's mission is to serve Texas government by leading the state's technology strategy, protecting state technology infrastructure, and offering innovative and cost-effective solutions for all levels of government. But what does that mean for YOUR organization?

This presentation offers a high-level look at DIR's myriad of programs and services. Short on time? Attend only the first 15 minutes which features an executive-level overview of the agency, its background, and offerings. Or stay for the full webinar and learn more about key program areas. 

Agenda Topics (1:00 - 2:00)

Any public sector employees interested in these topics are welcome to attend.

  • Executive Summary (Amanda Crawford)
  • Planning, Policy, and Guidance
  • Information Security
  • IT Procurement
  • Managed Services and Solutions

Staff Q&A Breakout Rooms (2:00 - 2:30, Optional)


After the webinar, move to topical breakout rooms where you can ask questions, learn more, and get to know DIR staff.

Additional Information

  • Hosted/presented by the Texas Department of Information Resources (DIR).

  • Any public sector staff are invited to participate. There is no cost to attend.

  • For those attending the full webinar, DIR will award 1 hour of continuing education credit (IRM CPE, generic contact hour).

  • The 1-2pm session will be simultaneously livestreamed on DIR's YouTube Channel. (No registration needed. )

  • Session recordings will be posted on DIR's YouTube channel within a few days.

  • Primary session is a ZoomGov webinar with the optional breakout sessions as a ZoomGov meeting. Please make sure you are running Zoom 5.3 or later to fully take advantage of the meeting features. (Connect via browser is an option.)

  • Contact [email protected] with any questions.



The webinar is configured for 90 minutes so registrant calendars are blocked for the 60-minute presentation and the optional 30-minute breakout session. Towards the end of the primary presentation, hosts will provide a SEPARATE link to access the breakouts which start at 2:00.

RAW URL for Registration


Date & Location

Date & Time

Friday Jan 29, 2021
1:00pm - 2:00pm CST


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