DIR Press releases and media topics

DIR News Aug 28, 2021

DIR Director of Program Development Awarded Outstanding Women in Texas Government Award

AUSTIN--- The Texas Department of Information Resources (DIR) is proud to announce that DIR's Director of Program Development, Endi Silva, received the Rising Star award from the State Agency Council to the Governor's Commission for Women.

DIR News Aug 28, 2021

DIR Chief Technology Officer and State of Texas Deputy Chief Information Officer Recognized by National Association of State Technology Directors

John Hoffman was recognized with an Honorary Life Membership by the National Association of State Technology Directors (NASTD) at the annual conference on August 25, 2021.

DIR News Aug 28, 2021

DIR Statewide Resilience and Incident Response Manager Wins Rising Star Award

Jonathan King, Statewide Resilience and Incident Response Manager at DIR, received the Rising Star Award from the Texas Association State Systems for Computing and Communications (TASSCC).

DIR News Aug 30, 2021

DIR Artificial Intelligence Center of Excellence (AI-C oE) Receives State IT Innovation of the Year Award

AUSTIN—The Texas Department of Information Resources (DIR) Artificial Intelligence Center of Excellence (AI-CoE) today received the State IT Innovation of the Year Award from the Scoop News Group as part of the 2021 StateScoop 50 Awards.

DIR News Aug 31, 2021

DIR Encourages Participation for Global Accessibility Awareness Day

Global Accessibility Awareness Day is on Thursday, May 20, 2021, and DIR is committed to digital access and inclusion for people with disabilities.

DIR News Aug 30, 2021

DIR Ranks as Top Agency in Texas Comptroller FY21 HUB Report

The Texas Department of Information Resources (DIR) is the top agency spending more than $5 million with largest percentage spent with Historically Underutilized Businesses (HUBs).

DIR News Aug 31, 2021

DIR Publishes Digital Transformation Guide

The Texas Department of Information Resources (DIR) is driving digital transformation for Texas Government.

DIR News Aug 28, 2021

DIR Executive Director and State of Texas CIO Discusses Workforce Challenges and Opportunities

Amanda Crawford discusses state IT workforce with StateScoop.