Press Releases

N.C. 911 Board Awarded $3.9 Million Grant for 911 System Upgrades

Wednesday, August 21, 2019

North Carolina has been awarded a $3.9 million federal grant to upgrade and enhance 911 systems across the state, N.C. Department of Information Technology Secretary and State CIO Eric Boyette announced today. North Carolina is one of 34 states and two tribal nations receiving grants from the $109 million 911 Grant Program.

What Is It Like to Intern at the Innovation Center?

Thursday, July 25, 2019

My name is Harrison Jordan and this summer, I’ve had the opportunity to intern as a fellow at the North Carolina Innovation Center. I have had many people ask me what it is like to be in such an interesting role. Well, hopefully I’ll be able to shed some light.

A Day in the Life of an iCenter Intern

Thursday, July 25, 2019

My name is Hannah Caison, and this summer I have been really enjoying my time as an intern at the North Carolina Innovation Center. Being an intern here has shown me that interns at the iCenter are an integral part of the team.

Workforce Innovation

Thursday, July 25, 2019

For young adults, securing a job is often first and foremost on their minds.

State Broadband Office Publishes Homework Gap Report

Friday, March 15, 2019

Eric Boyette, Secretary of the North Carolina Department of Information Technology (DIT) and State Chief Information Officer, announced today the release of the “The Homework Gap in North Carolina,” a report that provides communities with strategies to bridge the homework gap that occurs when students are assigned homework that requires internet access but lack an internet connection at home.

GREAT Grant Application Period Closes

Tuesday, January 22, 2019

The application period for the 2018 GREAT Grant program will close February 1 at 11:59 p.m., Eric Boyette, Secretary of the North Carolina Department of Information Technology and State Chief Information Officer, said today. 

NC 911 Service Restored After Interruption

Thursday, December 6, 2018

Service to 911 centers in North Carolina and throughout the Southeast was restored Thursday afternoon, according to telecommunications companies that serve the centers

New CJLEADS More Mobile, More Secure

Monday, December 3, 2018

Law enforcement has a new tool to help them protect the people of North Carolina – technology that allows them to search anywhere, on any device, for criminal records.

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