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)

Mar 20, 2017 Planning the Data-Driven City - Comparing Tech Plans in Chicago, New York, and San Francisco
Mar 15, 2017 Cities are Having a Data and Analytics-driven Moment, and It's Likely Here to Stay
Mar 12, 2017 Array of Things, DoIT Offices Featured in BBC News Segment
Jan 25, 2017 Chicago Enters Partnership for Smart Kiosk Deployment
Jan 25, 2017 Lessons from Leading CDOs
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