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Meet City of Seattle’s New Chief Privacy Officer (CPO): Susan Goodman

Susan Goodman knows a lot about data and information – how to collect, maintain, manage and dispose of data, carefully. She also knows about the delicate balance between transparent government and protecting its citizen’s Privacy. Susan brings impressive credentials to Seattle. She has a Master’s Degree and is a Certified… [ Keep reading ]

City of Seattle Wins 2016 EPEAT Sustainable Purchasing Award

The Green Electronics Council (GEC) today announced the winners of the 2016 EPEAT Sustainable Purchasing Awards, which recognize excellence in the procurement of sustainable electronics. EPEAT is a free and trusted source of environmental product ratings that makes it easy for purchasers to select high-performance electronics that support their organization’s sustainability… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Channel Receives 17 Emmy Nominations

Originally Posted April 4, 2016 by Seattle Channel Seattle Channel is honored to receive 17 Northwest Regional Emmy-award nominations from the Northwest Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS). The station’s nominations include overall station excellence with the channel competing against some of the region’s commercial and public… [ Keep reading ]

City launches new Seattle.gov

The City of Seattle recently launched its redesigned website, http://www.seattle.gov/, to better connect the public with their government. “Seattle.gov should reflect the City’s vibrant and innovative spirit,” said Mayor Ed Murray. “Thanks to the hard work of our Department of Information Technology’s Citywide Web team, the updated site makes it… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Is Rolling Out Its Innovative Privacy Program

The City of Seattle continues to lead the nation in protecting citizens’ privacy.  Last fall, the Mayor and City Council launched the City’s new Privacy Initiative.  In February 2015, Seattle’s Privacy Principle’s were announced. The next phase, the toolkit for Seattle’s Privacy Initiative, is now being implemented.  The toolkit will guide City departments… [ Keep reading ]

Shaping Seattle Lets You Swipe Through The Construction

Construction. Sometimes it seems like it’s happening everywhere in the City of Seattle. A wide road view of active Seattle development projects that require Design Review Now, with a new online map, you can easily keep up with every project on your desktop, laptop or mobile device. Mayor Ed Murray… [ Keep reading ]

Mayor, officials weigh in on historic FCC votes

Today, after the FCC voted in favor of net neutrality and municipal broadband choices, Mayor Ed Murray, Councilmember Bruce Harrell and Chief Technology Officer Michael Mattmiller issued the following statements: “I applaud the FCC for passing the strongest net neutrality rules in Internet history, a vital decision for not only… [ Keep reading ]

$470,000 in matching funds offered for technology projects

The City of Seattle invites community organizations and nonprofits to apply for nearly $500,000 in funding to increase digital equity. The Technology Matching Fund awards are matched by the community’s contribution of volunteer labor, materials, professional services or funding. “As a city, Seattle is known for technology and innovation, yet… [ Keep reading ]

City of Seattle hires Chief Information Security Officer

The City of Seattle’s Chief Technology Officer Michael Mattmiller today announced the hire of Bryant Bradbury as the citywide Chief Information Security Officer. “The Chief Information Security Officer is a very important role for the city, ensuring a secure computing environment that enables City staff to serve the public,” said… [ Keep reading ]