Welcome to DoIT
Welcome to the Department of Information Technology, or DoIT. We are responsible for providing technology services and policy planning for our customers, Seattle's citizens and City of Seattle departments and employees.
City of Seattle seeks feedback on mobile web site
The City of Seattle is seeking public feedback on a new mobile-optimized version of the City's online services with the release of m.seattle.gov. The mobile site takes advantage of technology available on mobile including geographic awareness and can be accessed on any iPhone, Android, or Windows phone or tablet.
Erin Devoto appointed as Director of the Department of Information Technology
Devoto has served as the acting chief technology officer and the acting director of the Department of Information Technology since May 2012, where she previously served as the deputy director since 2007.
City of Seattle, University of Washington, and Gigabit Squared announce plan to develop ultra-fast broadband network
City departments to host workshop on community grant opportunities
The public is invited to a January 17 workshop on upcoming matching fund opportunities for community –initiated neighborhood or technology projects. Hosted by Seattle Department of Neighborhoods and Department of Information Technology, it will be held from 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. at the Youngstown Cultural Arts Center, 4408 Delridge Way SW.
Seattle Channel wins best government TV station in nation
Seattle Channel is honored to have been named the best municipal television station in the nation. We received the prestigious Excellence in Government Programming award from the National Association of Telecommunications Officers and Advisors (NATOA) at the group’s annual meeting held in New Orleans, La.
Evergreen Apps Challenge winners announced
The State of Washington, King County, and City of Seattle announced the winners last night for the "Evergreen Apps Challenge," from 20 finalists. These innovative mobile and web applications will connect residents to services and help people create useful experiences out of the data that government creates on a day to day basis.
Seattle Channel wins three regional Emmy awards
We're pleased to announce Seattle Channel received three Emmy awards from the Northwest Chapter of the National Academy of Arts & Sciences (NATAS). We were honored for excellence in interview-format, arts and documentary programming.
Seattle's web site named best in country
Seattle.gov was named the country's best city web portal for an unprecedented third time. The award for Best of the Web in the city category comes from the Center for Digital Government.
Data.Seattle.Gov was also named a Digital Government Achievement winner in the Government-to-citizen category. Data.Seattle.Gov increases access to datasets generated by various departments of Seattle city government, including building permits, crime statistics, and Neighborhood Matching Fund grants.
"Seattle's web site is more interactive and transparent than ever," said Mayor Mike McGinn. "We're committed to opening up city government by providing online data and user friendly services to all our users. This award shows that we're leading the way in online civic engagement."
Seattle Public Access Television Manager
Read the DoIT 2010 Annual Report - Acrobat PDF
Seattle releases 2009 Information Technology Access and Adoption report
Government 2.0 Initiatives at the City of Seattle