Texas moves ‘beyond IoT’ in new state technology strategy

November 20, 2019

A biennial technology plan published earlier this month by the Texas Department of Information Resources sets a goal of the state government moving past simply building interconnected networks of connected devices and toward a more mature, effective marketplace of digital services.

John Hoffman, Texas’ chief technology officer, told StateScoop Monday that the statewide agencies and public universities DIR advises are increasingly tailoring their digital services to meet specific consumer needs, rather than focusing on simply connectivity and accessibility for employees working outside of the office or on their mobile devices. The new plan, he said, goes “beyond the ‘internet of things.’”

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