OIT realizes the importance of notifying all agencies of critical incidents quickly and efficiently. We’re committed to this and are pleased to announce that we’re now in the process of implementing a statewide mass notification system. Over the past year, OIT has been using the Everbridge® Mass Notification solution for time-sensitive internal communications and to engage […]
Root Cause Analysis (RCA) is a process that allows an organization or teams to find the origin of a critical problem. The primary reason to conduct RCA is to improve services, reduce risk and hopefully prevent the problem from recurring. RCA is a systematic approach to research problems and present solutions. It is a very […]
The State of Alabama Office of Information Technology (OIT) began upgrading network services to its core network earlier this summer. While increasing internet bandwidth, the State also joined the Montgomery Internet Exchange (MGMix). Being a member of an Internet Exchange (IX) allows the OIT network to pass network traffic directly to another Exchange member via […]
Why Should I Care About Computer Security? Computers help us maintain our financial, social, and professional relationships. We use them for banking and bill paying, online shopping, connecting with our friends and family through email and social networking sites, researching data posted on the Internet, and so much more. We rely heavily on our computers […]
The OIT Client Service Center consists of the Network Operations Center (NOC) and Service Desk. Our goal is to provide excellent customer service and support to OIT customers in a timely manner. We’d like you to know about a new change that’s designed to help us serve you better. The NOC has been relocated to […]
The National Governors Association has been focused on engaging states when it comes to cybersecurity, and now a multi-state compact stands as another positive sign of progress.
MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey announced Tuesday that she has signed onto a multi-state compact to improve cybersecurity within the state. The “Compact to Improve State Cybersecurity” was agreed upon at the 2017 National Governors Association (NGA) Summer Meeting
July 19, 2017 Government Technology Jim Purcell wasn’t expecting a call from Alabama’s new governor, Kay Ivey, and he certainly wasn’t expecting her to ask him to head up the Office of Information Technology (OIT) — but that’s exactly what happened last week.
MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey announced on Wednesday that she has appointed James “Jim” Purcell, Sr. as Acting Secretary of Information Technology and Todd Cotton as Acting Commissioner of the Alabama Department of Senior Services. “I am proud to appoint Jim and Todd to serve in my cabinet,” Governor Ivey said. “Both men bring a […]
Did you know that you can add a picture to your Outlook profile to be seen by email recipients? Well, you can! Here’s how you do it: In Outlook, click File on the menu at the top of the page. This will take you to the Account Information page (pictured below). Click the Change link […]