We provide powerful technology solutions for the City of Seattle and public we serve.

Seattle Information Technology Department is the consolidated information technology organization for the City of Seattle. Seattle IT provides the services that facilitate delivery of powerful information technology services for the City of Seattle and the public it serves. Created in April 2016, Seattle IT connects people to their government, enables an efficient and productive City workforce, and builds a digitally equitable community.

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Since the beginning of 2017 we have had several noteworthy open dataset releases happen, such as the Seattle Police Department Use of Force datasets and more recently a very large dataset from the Seattle Public Library containing Check Out data from [...]
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The Seattle Public Library has released a dataset to the City’s open data portal called Checkouts by Title. The dataset includes a count of checkouts by month of both physical and digital items, and spans from 2005 to the present. Check out [...]
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Story by Esmy Jimenez “Martin G. Johanson wanted everyone to feel like a millionaire whether they had a nickel in their pocket or nothing at all,” Executive Director Jim Miller tells me. In his quest to make this vision a reality, Seattle’s [...]
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The City of Seattle has completed upgrading public wi-fi equipment at 26 Seattle Parks and Recreation Community Centers, and it’s already helping thousands of users. The increased access points were installed as part of the City’s Digital Equity [...]

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