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NDIT announces Felchle for Chief Technology Officer

Sunday, December 18, 2022 at 11:00 pm

Categories: About Us

North Dakota Interim Chief Information Officer Greg Hoffman today announced Craig Felchle has been selected as Chief Technology Officer (CTO).  


NDIT announces Broadband grant challenge period is now open

Wednesday, December 14, 2022 at 11:00 pm

Categories: Feature Stories

BISMARCK, N.D. - North Dakota received $45 million in American Rescue Plan coronavirus aid to boost broadband infrastructure in the state. North Dakota Information Technology (NDIT) department if seeking feedback on proposed project areas and eligible addresses.  

For more information about the proposed project areas and how to submit a challenge, please view American Rescue Plan Act | North Dakota Information Technology  


North Dakota Schools Encouraged to Participate in “Hour of Code’

Sunday, December 4, 2022 at 11:00 pm

Categories: Cybersecurity, Education

A statewide Hour of Code will take place Dec. 5-9 as part of a nationwide, annual event hosted by Code.org. Held in conjunction with Computer Science Education Week, the event is part of a broader effort to give students of all ages opportunities to learn about coding and computer science as foundational 21st century skills.  


Burgum congratulates Horizon Middle School for taking 1st place in the ND Cyber Madness Middle School tournament

Sunday, November 20, 2022 at 11:00 pm

Categories: Cybersecurity, Education

Gov. Doug Burgum today congratulated Horizon Middle School for taking first place in the ND Cyber Madness Middle School Tournament. Six finalists from the east competed from Grand Forks and five finalists from the west competed from Minot, with all 11 teams vying for the statewide crown on Nov. 18.  


Cross-agency team members develop a solution to better serve ND citizens

Tuesday, November 1, 2022

Categories: Feature Stories

Team members from the North Dakota Information Technology (NDIT) Customer Success Office and partners at our state agencies have a shared goal – empower our Team ND members to better support the citizen. In the case of Health and Human Services Policy and System Support (PaSS) Team, they provide IT support to staff who get critical services to our most vulnerable residents. North Dakota’s safety net services such as TANF, SNAP, and Medicaid improve the lives of people, families, and children, by providing them with support in what may be their most dire time of need.


Burgum congratulates 36 Middle School teams registered for ND Cyber Madness tournament

Thursday, October 27, 2022

Categories: Cybersecurity, Education

Gov. Doug Burgum today congratulated the middle school teams signed up to participate in the ND Middle School Cyber Madness tournament. 36 teams from 16 middle schools across North Dakota have registered for the first-ever ND Middle School cybersecurity tournament, to take place on Friday, Oct. 28.  This first round will occur virtually where all teams will compete to be in the final 10. The 10 teams moving forward will compete in-person at the final's competition on Nov. 18.  Five finalists from the east will compete from Grand Forks and five finalists from the west will compete from Minot, with all 10 teams vying for the statewide crown.   


Registration opens for High School ND Cyber Madness tournament

Monday, October 24, 2022

Categories: Cybersecurity, Education

Bismarck, N.D. (OCT. 24, 2022) -The State of North Dakota Chief Information Officer Shawn Riley today announced the upcoming second annual North Dakota Cyber Madness High School tournament. This event is a three-round competition designed for, and open to, all North Dakota High School students (this includes public, private, tribal, and home school students who reside in North Dakota). All high schools are encouraged to form teams of up to five students and a coach. The coach can register the team for the event at: North Dakota Schools can register for the competition at: EduTech | High School Cyber Madness (nodak.edu)

Students will work to solve a variety of cybersecurity challenges. The competition will be held Feb. 16 – 18, 2023. Bismarck State College (BSC) will host the event at the National Energy Center of Excellence (NECE) in Bismarck, N.D.


ND Broadband grant project application is now available

Friday, October 14, 2022

Categories: Feature Stories

The ND Broadband grant project application is now available to applicants. To apply go to: WebGrants - North Dakota (nd.gov)

More information about the program can be found at: Broadband | North Dakota Information Technology

The grant application period begins today, Oct. 14, and will close for Round 1 applicants at 4 p.m. Central on Dec. 2.


5th annual CyberCon 2022

Monday, October 3, 2022

Categories: Cybersecurity

The State of North Dakota Chief Information Officer Shawn Riley today announced the 5th annual CyberCon 2022 cybersecurity and infrastructure regional conference to be held at Bismarck State College (BSC) Oct. 4-5.


Public commentary on ND Broadband Grant Program period closes today

Friday, September 30, 2022

Categories: Feature Stories

The two-week commentary period for public input on the North Dakota Broadband Grant Program ends today. This is the last day the North Dakota Information Technology Department will have the submission form open.

If you would like to make a comment on the ND Broadband Grant Program please go to:  CPF Grant Program Comments and Feedback (office.com)