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Industry Insider Texas helps technology companies stay in front of the budgets, opportunities, people, legislation and trends driving Texas’s state and local IT market. Industry Insider Texas combines a news service, read by top industry leaders, policymakers and the government IT workforce, with popular public/private sector events and targeted research. Industry Insider Texas is a vital partner for firms doing business with government in Texas and is part of e.Republic, the award-winning digital media and research firm covering information technology's role in state and local government.

Editorial Staff

Rae DeShong is a Dallas-based Staff Writer for Industry Insider Texas. She has worked for The Dallas Morning News and has a background in writing, newspaper reporting and information science. She has also worked as a community college administrator. DeShong can be reached at

Dennis Noone is Executive Editor of Industry Insider Texas and California. He is a veteran journalist with a background in writing and editing local, state, national and political news for news organizations from California to Washington, D.C., including The Dallas Morning News and USA Today. Noone can be reached at