Connect Kentucky is an alliance of technology-minded businesses, government entities, and universities working together to accelerate technology in Kentucky. Its mission is to support the growth and economic development of technology in Kentucky. Leveraging the collective knowledge of representatives from state and local government, universities, and numerous private sector companies, Connect Kentucky works to accelerate technology in the Commonwealth through broadband expansion, research, governmental affairs, public relations, and high-tech recruiting. Connect Kentucky has been charged by the governor to lead "Prescription for Innovation," an aggressive three year technology expansion initiative. This initiative aims to increase residential use of computers, expand e-government services at the local level, and achieve full broadband deployment by 2007. The Connect Kentucky staff work community by community with local leadership teams to properly plan, fund, and implement aggressive technology expansion plans.