DIR Press releases and media topics

DIR News Aug 28, 2021

DIR and Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts Host February HUB Series

HUB Talk Series February 2021 is focused on Looking Ahead.

DIR News Sep 21, 2021

DIR hosts an Overview of Programs and Services

#DIRisIT: An Overview of Programs and Services

DIR News Aug 31, 2021

DIR Announces Creation of the Texas Artificial Intelligence Center of Excellence

AUSTIN – The Texas Department of Information Resources (DIR) announced today the formation of the Texas Artificial Intelligence Center of Excellence (AI-CoE) to accelerate innovation and adoption of artificial intelligence (AI) technologies. This effort will help support state and local governments and public institutions of higher education explore artificial intelligence (AI) technologies to foster digital transformation.

Cybersecurity News Aug 28, 2021

DIR Publishes Biennial Cybersecurity Report

The 2020 Cybersecurity Report highlights the preventive and recovery efforts the state can undertake to improve cybersecurity.

DIR News Aug 31, 2021

DIR Publishes 2020 Biennial Performance Report

The Texas Department of Information Resources has published the 2020 Biennial Performance Report on the Use of Information Resources Technologies,

DIR News Aug 28, 2021

DIR Recognizes Executive Director Amanda Crawford as Chief Information Officer for Texas State Government

Austin – The Texas Department of Information Resources (DIR) today recognized Executive Director Amanda Crawford as Chief Information Officer for Texas state government and congratulated John Hoffman on being named Texas’ Deputy Chief Information Officer.

DIR News Sep 2, 2021

DIR Hosts Training on Exemption Process for Cooperative Contracts

Texas State Agencies must comply with requirements for submitting Exemption Requests for DIR Cooperative Contracts.

DIR News Aug 28, 2021

DIR Helps HUBs Prepare for Senator West's 2020 Spot Bid Fair

DIR will host a webinar on July 14 at 10 am to help Historically Utilized Businesses (HUBs) prepare for the 2020 Senator West "Doing Business Texas Style" Spot Bid Fair.

DIR News Aug 28, 2021

DIR and Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts Host Series on Construction Opportunties

This is the second part of the ongoing HUB Talk Series related to the state of Texas projects in new construction and renovation construction.

DIR News Dec 9, 2020

DIR and Texas Comptroller to Host Segment on Centralized Master Bidder's List

The Statewide HUB Program will host a webinar series related to navigating and mastering the Centralized Master Bidder's List (CMBL)