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Rae D. DeShong

Rae D. DeShong is a Dallas-based e.Republic staff writer and has worked at The Dallas Morning News and as a community college administrator.

The board seeks a vendor to develop marketing and communications for the Texas Water Data Hub.
Summer is around the corner; in even years, this means strategic planning and budget request deadlines prior to the Legislature’s January 2025 convening.
The latest Industry Insider fireside chat features longtime state procurement officer Hershel Becker answering vendors’ questions about selling tech in Texas.
The center publishes research, white papers and training to enhance the safety stance in Texas public education; this includes physical and digital safety.
The Health and Human Services Commission was the top spender in this category, which includes computer programming, website design and programming, and some staffing.
The state agriculture department will distribute $23.9 million to rural hospitals while the Broadband Development Office readies for additional federal grant applications.
The newly elected mayor confirmed that a known person hacked the city’s network from its offices.
The new design will include improved search, site organization and shopping cart management tools, according to the comptroller's office, which operates it.
With the Great American Eclipse emerging first at the Texas-Mexico border and arcing across the state, government leaders have emergency preparedness and constituent comfort at top of mind.
Brad Booth has taken a role with Island, a secure enterprise browser firm, after almost three years at SentinelOne.
Electronic publishing, web hosting and research are part of the project with an eye to expanding technical capabilities.
The Alamo Area COG wants to hear from highly qualified vendors with a deep and wide knowledge of Internet and broadband projects who will help constituents obtain associated grants and funding.
DIR has shepherded the center’s growth for more than four years and continues to influence SLED learning about and adoption of non-generative AI.
Speaker of the House Dade Phelan created the committee by a Tuesday proclamation, and Rep. Giovanni Capriglione will serve as chair.
The budget mentions modernization, cloud migration, mobile app updates and enhanced citizen experience.
The state IT agency published a solicitation for HP products that will result in a purchasing vehicle for the Texas SLED community.
Airport leadership continues to invest in ways to streamline processes that improve customer, employee and vendor experiences.
The department has been working on several technology upgrade projects, including website and toll collection work.
The office spent at least $23 million with the Plano-based company during the course of 2023.
The system will manage work orders, assets, finances and budget needs for the division encompassing IT and fleet services in the state’s most populous county.
The county now has more than 1 million residents and a $395 million combined budget.
This year’s report includes summaries of high-dollar efforts, many spearheaded in the 88th legislative session.
University of Texas Southwestern is recruiting for a leader in its Telecom and Network Infrastructure Division.
The North Texas town has entered a partnership with Thrive Broadband, which focuses on smaller municipalities.
The position is within the agency’s fiscal management area and will oversee planning and analysis, among other functions.
The consulting group isn't the only one providing services on a Texas-sized scale; the state also spent $172 million with Rackspace.
The information security professional hails from Florida Gulf Coast University in Fort Myers.
The state agency that is responsible for managing hundreds of thousands of licenses has posted its opportunity to consolidate six large systems after a long planning process.
The Texas Health and Human Services Commission wants to hear from vendors who are able to provide and support mandatory safety surveillance of certain facilities.
The agency published an RFO seeking a SaaS solution for the organic certification program that will streamline and quicken the pace of operations while ensuring customer service improvement.