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)

Oct 18, 2016 Mayor Rahm Emanuel Cuts Ribbon on New Accenture Digital Hub
Jul 18, 2016 Job Announcements
Oct 20, 2015 Mayor Emanuel, Chicago Public Schools Expand High-Speed Broadband Access to Every Student in Every Classroom
Apr 1, 2014 Mayor Emanuel Stands with 24 Companies at 1871 to Announce the Creation of More than 400 New Jobs in Chicago Technology
Mar 21, 2014 Big Data Could Bring Governments Big Benefits
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