The VITA Innovation Program events are geared to engage commonwealth agencies, localities and academia in new innovative ideas and techniques. These events provide a platform for suppliers, agencies, and businesses to promote featured innovations and facilitate demonstrations.
The Commonwealth Data Internship Program (CDIP) connects Virginia agencies, municipalities and localities with students from state colleges and universities. The program provides valuable experience for students and uses real-world data to promote innovative approaches to meet commonwealth agency business needs.
The VITA Innovation Program (VIP) fosters innovation that supports the Commonwealth of Virginia by reducing cost, increasing efficiency, reducing risk and producing new, inventive methods of daily operations. This results in an overall enhanced citizen experience across the commonwealth. Furthermore, the commitment of VIP to research and discover innovative ideas also helps position the Commonwealth of Virginia as a recognized leader in technology innovation around Identity Management, Sharing Economy, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Business Intelligence and Data. VIP is "Taking it to the Next Level" by introducing new ideas and opportunities that will encourage scalability and increased efficiency for state agencies, localities and universities.