Department of Innovation & Technology

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Innovation and Technology

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The Department of Innovation and Technology (DoIT) was introduced in 2008 to add innovation to the charter of the former Department of Business and Information Services.

As the central information technology organization for the City, DoIT provides a number of technology and telecommunications services to departments, the Mayor, Aldermen, other city agencies, residents, businesses and tourists.

The department also supports City innovation by:

  • Facilitating creative thought about existing business processes across departments
  • Providing departments with tools to deliver valuable new processes and services
  • Designing and implementing systems that deliver these processes and services
  • Applying technology where appropriate to automate processes and services
  • Developing strategic partnerships

Most Recent News (Innovation and Technology)

Nov 16, 2016 Chicago Taxi Data Released
Nov 10, 2016 Chicago celebrates its fourth Internet of Things Summit
Oct 20, 2016 Danielle DuMerer and Tom Schenk are speaker​s at Think Chicago during Chicago Ideas Week
Oct 20, 2016 Four Role Models Who Inspire Girls to Pursue Tech Careers​
Oct 19, 2016 The Civic User Testing Group at SmartChicago Collaborative posts its user feedback from OpenGrid testing
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