Posts categorized under Rosalind Brazel, Author at Tech Talk - Page 2 of 9

Looking for candidates to fill a few key positions as we restructure our department

We’re recruiting for a few key positions in the Seattle Information Technology department (Seattle IT) as we restructure and refocus our efforts to deliver best-in-class, client-focused service. These positions are essential to Seattle Information Technology’s transition. Applicants must clearly state how they meet the required qualifications. We’re looking for strong… [ Keep reading ]

Tech Talk Tuesday: Vendor Forum Offers Window into City and County Technology Partnerships

Seattle Information Technology (Seattle IT) and King County Information Technology (KCIT) are jointly hosting their annual IT Vendor Forum this Thursday, May 16, 2019 at Seattle’s City Hall. This event is held every year to lay the groundwork for successful future partnerships with technology organizations. The goal is to give… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Channel receives 17 Northwest Emmy Nominations

Seattle Channel received 17 Northwest Regional Emmy Award nominations from the Northwest Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS). The nominations were announced earlier in April and highlight the quality of two longtime Seattle Channel series, feature magazine show CityStream and arts program Art Zone with… [ Keep reading ]

CSR Mobile Workforce app delivers efficiencies to SPU field staff

Faced with more than 1,200 percent growth in customer reports of illegal dumping and graffiti over four years, Seattle Public Utilities needed to find a way to maintain high levels of customer service for illegal dumping and graffiti reports. While the Find it, Fix it app was making it easy… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle IT remaps during the Seattle Squeeze

When the work and planning to permanently close the Alaskan Way Viaduct started months ago, Seattle IT’s GIS team was preparing to support the process. The team needed to update maps and data for each phase of the Viaduct closure and tunnel opening. As construction crews made changes in the… [ Keep reading ]

Technology Matching Fund Workshops: What You Missed

The City of Seattle recently held three workshops to help understand how to apply for the Technology Matching Fund Grant program. Missed one of the workshops? No problem! Here’s some information designed to get you up-to-speed on the application process. So, what is the Technology Matching Fund? Technology Matching Fund… [ Keep reading ]

South Park Information and Resources Center Celebrates Successful First Year of Operation

In 2018, its first year of operation, with just 20 laptops and one instructor, the South Park Information and Resources Center enrolled 85 people, predominantly Latino, who were looking to sharpen their digital expertise. Funding from the Center came from a Technology Matching Fund grant that was awarded to help… [ Keep reading ]

Digital Equity Study reveals Seattle residents are more connected than ever

2018 Technology Access and Adoption Study shows nearly 95% of Seattle households are connected but there’s room for improvement in digital equity As part of the City of Seattle’s ongoing work to reduce the digital equity divide, the City released results of the 2018 Technology Access and Adoption Study [PDF]. Results… [ Keep reading ]

Second Public Comment Period Opening for Technologies Subject to the City’s Surveillance Ordinance

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 October 8 – November 5, 2018.   We’re looking for the public’s… [ Keep reading ]