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Emergency telework resources during COVID-19 pandemic

Questions or comments about teleworking as a state employee? Get in touch with us.

In an abundance of caution, many state employees are now being encouraged to work from home for extended periods of time. As a result, employees and supervisors have had no choice but to find innovative ways to keep services going. The information on this page will help provide resources on how to be productive, grow skill sets, and answer questions on how to make mobility work best for you. 

New IT Professional Structure Governance Committee meets

The newly established ITPS Governance Committee held its first meeting on Jan. 28, 2020.  This IT & HR joint governance committee is a first-of-its-kind collaboration to help manage the state's IT workforce.

Read more about the the purpose of the ITPS Governance Committee and what was covered in the first meeting.

Faster, more efficient and more secure: Washington state’s business systems will get some major tech updates

Gov. Jay Inslee recently signed an executive order that directs Washington state agencies to update many of the state’s technology systems — some of them from the dinosaur era, in computer years. These systems help the state continue uninterrupted services to Washingtonians and are overdue for important and more current technology updates.