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Juneteenth is a time to connect to community and culture

Juneteenth commemorates the day, June 19, 1865, when more than 250,000 enslaved African Americans in Texas were finally informed of their freedom and freed by the U.S. Army from Texas slave owners—two years after the Emancipation Proclamation. In 2021, President Joe Biden was the first U.S. president to recognize the Juneteenth… [ Keep reading ]

Attend our Vendor Forum on Sept. 19

We will have knowledge experts in five categories We have more news about the upcoming 2023 Seattle IT Vendor Forum. It’s set to take place on Tuesday, September 19 at Seattle City Hall’s Bertha Knight Landes conference room from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. We’ll have a program to tell… [ Keep reading ]

The Seattle IT Vendor Forum is back: Register today!

Calling all technology companies that are interested in working with the City of Seattle! Join us at the 2023 Vendor Forum at Seattle City Hall and meet us face-to-face for the first time since 2019. Like many in-person events, our Vendor Forum has been on hiatus during the pandemic. Now… [ Keep reading ]

Digital equity funding brings an extra hand to Seattle IT

The City of Seattle has been working to close the digital divide for more than 25 years. So, when the Workforce Development Council (WDC) received nearly a million dollars in funding from the Washington Department of Commerce to help bridge the digital equity gap, a partnership with the City came… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Information Technology is hiring!

We are recruiting for the following positions: Cadastral GIS Data Specialist (Senior Civil Engineering Specialist) The Cadastral GIS Data Specialist is a member of the Enterprise GIS Data team, which is part of the six-team GIS & CADD organization residing in the Applications Division of Seattle IT. The Enterprise GIS… [ Keep reading ]

Supplemental funding awards more Technology Matching Fund (TMF) grants to 14 additional projects

Work to close the digital divide continues during these challenging times The City of Seattle announced the recipients of 14 additional Technology Matching Fund grants. The funding for this supplemental round of grants comes from the Seattle Rescue Plan, which was adopted in June and funded an additional $330,000 for the Technology… [ Keep reading ]

City of Seattle named Digital Inclusion Trailblazer

In these times, when internet access has played a vital role to connect to our community, the work of the Community Technology & Broadband is an important asset to the City of Seattle. The Seattle IT team is behind the work that garnered a Digital Inclusion Trailblazer designation once again by the National Digital Inclusion Alliance (NDIA). Digital Inclusion… [ Keep reading ]

Meet Seattle Information Technology’s (Seattle IT’s) Radio Shop team

Seattle IT’s Radio team is the hands-on enabler of emergency communications throughout the city, ensuring radio systems and signals are operational and robust. They are a jack of all trades team who travel the city climbing into the trunks of police cars, fire engines and Seattle Public Utility (SPU) trucks… [ Keep reading ]

Earth Day: Adobe Sign program saves resources

Today, April 22, is Earth Day! It’s the day set aside each year to mark the anniversary of the birth of the modern environment movement in 1970. The theme this year is Restore our Earth which examines natural processes, emerging green technologies and innovative thinking that can restore the world’s ecosystems. Some… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Information Technology supports the Lumen Field vaccination clinic

Seattle is a trailblazing city, especially when it comes to technology, global health, airplanes, and shopping, just to name a few. And now, after a year dealing with the coronavirus, we can also add pandemic management to that list. Seattle has the dubious distinction of being the first major US city… [ Keep reading ]