The Software Development organization is responsible for creating and supporting websites and web applications that help City Departments serve their customers and fulfill their missions. It is responsible for the Enterprise Geographical Information Systems (GIS) used by City departments to map information and manage geospatial data. The team develops and supports reusable shared services that integrate disparate systems and provide utility services for software applications. Finally, the team administers and supports several commercial Enterprise-wide software products that are used throughout the City.
This program area is responsible for the technology and infrastructure that powers the City website (www.cityofchicago.org), in addition to many other interactive websites and web tools.
Additional Software Development Tasks and Initiatives include:
|Mar 21, 2013||Mayor Emanuel Launches First Mayor's Office Technology Fellowship Program To Recruit Top Student Talent to Chicago|
|Jan 6, 2013||Mayor Emanuel Launches 'Chicago Digital' Website to Connect Public to City's Digital Innovation Projects|
|Jan 3, 2013||City of Chicago Adopts Cloud Computing Strategy for City-wide Email and Applications|
|Dec 20, 2012||Mayor Emanuel Officially Launches ChicagoShovels.org For the Winter Season|
|Apr 6, 2012||Mayor Emanuel Launches New Retirement Security Website|
Geographic Information Systems also falls under the Software Development division of the Department of Innovation and Technology.