McAuliffe announces partnership

Published 7:46 am Friday, December 1, 2017

RICHMOND — Gov. Terry McAuliffe today announced that the Center for Innovative Technology (CIT) has partnered with the Virginia Information Technologies Agency (VITA) to research, share and evaluate businesses that have made advancements in information technology (IT) that may be of value to state government. According to a press release, the partnership will be carried out by CIT’s Innovation Center of Excellence (ICE).

“VITA’s Innovation Center of Excellence was created last year under the direction of Virginia’s Chief Information Officer Nelson Moe,” officials said in the release. “Since its inception, ICE has given 15 demonstrations and presentations on topics such as big data management and analytics, cybersecurity partnerships and the driverless future.”

The release cited that these presentations have brought in more than 630 total participants.

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“Nearly 60 suppliers have enrolled after VITA ICE’s presentations began at the start of FY17,” officials said in the release.