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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The City of Seattle has published the second set of draft of Surveillance Impact Reports (SIRs) for eight of the 29 currently existing surveillance technologies, per the Surveillance Ordinance. The first group of SIRs were submitted for public review [...]
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City of Seattle grants will again be offered to organizations working to close the digital divide The City of Seattle is opening the 2019 round of applications for the Technology Matching Fund grants. Community organizations and nonprofits are [...]
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It’s that time again – Happy Data Privacy Day! On January 28, 2019, we commemorate the 1981 signing of Convention 108, the first legally binding international treaty dealing with privacy and data protection and take time to consider the [...]
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Hacky New Year! Paul Alley, the City of Seattle’s Open Data Manager, provided an overview of Seattle’s Open Data Program to attendees of this year’s Hacky New Year Hackathon, hosted by DemocracyLab. The annual Hacky New Year Hackathon brought the [...]

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