The City's innovation and information technology organization. DoIT's mission is to enhance delivery of City services through easy, reliable, cost-effective and secure access to information and to promote Chicago's advancement through technology.

The Department of Innovation and Technology (DoIT) is the City of Chicago's central IT organization, providing a number of technology and telecommunications services to departments, the Mayor, Aldermen, residents, businesses and tourists.

DoIT supports Mayor's Emanuel's vision to realize Chicago's potential as a city where technology fuels opportunity, inclusion, engagement, and innovation for all by:

  • Facilitating creative thought to improve existing City processes
  • Designing and implementing systems to power processes and services
  • Leveraging data to drive decision-making and improve City service delivery
  • Piloting and evaluating new technologies
  • Producing and contributing to open source projects 
  • Supporting public access to technology at City facilities
  • Building strategic partnerships

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