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Oklahoma Grows its Tech Economy by Developing an Online Portal for Government Innovation

April 16, 2018View for printing

While Oklahoma has experienced a fall in competitiveness when it comes to building a digital economy and e-Government, the state has initiated several efforts to address this problem by removing legacy IT systems, unifying agencies IT programs, and updating citizen services. For example, Oklahoma unified 111 state agencies for a projected savings of over $372 million. Similarly, the state cut its number of differing IT systems from 1,200 to 749.

Now Oklahoma is focused on improving delivery of services for citizens to reduce costs, produce greater efficiency, and improve the state's tech economy. Indeed, a shift in how citizens access services demands a shift in how state governments offer services. ... innovation/
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