Department of Innovation & 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)

Aug 2, 2017 Chicago hosts ThinkChicago: Lollapalooza 2017
Jul 5, 2017 Q&A: Chicago’s New CIO, Danielle DuMerer
Jun 30, 2017 Danielle DuMerer Highlighted in the Media as Chicago's Official New CIO
Jun 28, 2017 City Council Confirms Danielle DuMerer as Commissioner Of The Department Of Innovation And Technology
Jun 28, 2017 Chicago Takes Smart Lighting Lead
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