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OKLAHOMA CITY – The State Capitol building, which will be without power, will be closed to everyone but workers from Manhattan Construction for one week starting at 7 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 13, per direction of the Oklahoma Fire Marshal.

Recovery continues to be slow, steady

State Chief Information Office (CIO) Bo Reese has been named President of the National Association of State Chief Information Officers (NASCIO) executive committee for 2018. Reese serves as CIO for the State of Oklahoma as administrator of the Office of Management and Enterprise Services (OMES) Information Services division.

Today Gov. Mary Fallin, along with State Chief Information Officer Bo Reese and members of the Oklahoma tech community, launched Innovate Oklahoma, a new technology initiative between the Office of Management and Enterprise Services and the Oklahoma Center for the Advancement of Science and Technology.

OKLAHOMA CITY – The Office of Management and Enterprise Services is seeking proposals for the purchase or lease and redevelopment of the 23rd Street Armory located within the State Capitol Complex at 200 N.E. 23rd St., Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Interested parties are invited to submit proposals for the 23rd Street Armory building, consisting of 72,667 square feet more or less.

Corporate income taxes again contribute nothing to GRF

OKLAHOMA CITY — General Revenue Fund (GRF) collections in July were equal to the monthly estimate, while outpacing the prior year collections by 10.7 percent for the first month of the fiscal year.

Rainy Day borrowing repaid; money to be returned to agencies after cuts

OKLAHOMA CITY — With General Revenue Fund collections in June beating the monthly estimate, Fiscal Year 2017 GRF receipts fell $175.9 million, or 3.4 percent, short of the yearly estimate.

Strategies employed by the Office of Management and Enterprise Services to unify the state’s information technology under one umbrella are highlighted in an important new book on organizational leadership, One Mission: How Leaders Build a Team of Teams, by bestselling author Chris Fussell.

OMES-managed program will save $6 million in premiums

Head of OMES Information Services speaks on federal cybersecurity regulations 

Money returned to Rainy Day Fund for education ad valorem reimbursement

OKLAHOMA CITY — As a ransomware cyberattack created worldwide chaos, State of Oklahoma agencies with their information technology unified under the IT umbrella managed by the Office of Management and Enterprise Services were protected and reported no disruptions in service.

Uncertainty remains for this and next fiscal year

OKLAHOMA CITY — Strong storms toppled trees and knocked out power at the Capitol this weekend but didn’t shut down the security of and access to important data housed with the Office of Management and Enterprise Services at its Information Services Data Center.

Borrowing necessary to make monthly agency allocations