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Technology Matching Fund Application Process

Welcome to the third part of the Technology Matching Fund & Digital Navigator Cohort Grant blog series! In this series, Seattle IT will be covering the Technology Matching Fund and Digital Network Cohort Grant which is a project to build onto Seattle’s Digital Equity Statement and how qualifying non-profits can… [ Keep reading ]

Digital Navigator News

Welcome to the second part of the Technology Matching Fund & Digital Navigator Cohort Grant blog series! In this series, Seattle IT will be covering the Technology Matching Fund and Digital Network Cohort which is a project to build onto Seattle’s Digital Equity Statement and how qualifying non-profits can apply. … [ Keep reading ]

Technology Grants are coming! Learn what’s new!

Welcome to the first part of the Technology Matching Fund & Digital Navigator Cohort Grant blog series! In this series, Seattle IT will be covering the Technology Matching Fund and Digital Network Cohort which is a project to build onto Seattle’s Digital Equity Statement and how qualifying non-profits can apply. … [ Keep reading ]

Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP) Helping Low-Income Households with Internet Costs

On January 1 the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) launched the Affordable Connectivity Program or ACP to replace the Emergency Broadband Benefit program. The new program is a long-term benefit to help low-income households afford the internet for work, school, health care and more. It also increased eligibility and the internet… [ Keep reading ]

Verizon, T-Mobile and AT&T participate in a forum on Digital Equity Tuesday, Feb. 8

The City of Seattle’s Community Technology Advisory Board (CTAB) is using its February 8 meeting to host three of the major telecommunications companies for a discussion on digital equity. There will also be an opportunity for the community to ask questions. We’ve all seen how critical it is for all residents to have sufficient internet, devices, skills… [ Keep reading ]

Why is Privacy Significant to the City of Seattle?

This is the second blog entry regarding the City of Seattle’s Privacy Program. You can read the first blog post, and learn more about Data Privacy Day, here. The City of Seattle values privacy. As data and digital services become increasingly necessary and expected for governments, we need to meet… [ Keep reading ]

How Data Privacy Day Came to Be: Part 1

January often has the reputation and the capability of being bleak in the Pacific Northwest, and because it is our natural inclination as humans to seek ways to remedy that — AND because we’re all about to become instantly better people because of our recent (and lasting, of course) New Year’s resolutions — what better time than the last week of January to lighten the collective mood and lean fully into fun-time festivities with a rousing… [ 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 ]

Making career resolutions for the new year

The start of the new year is the perfect time to pick up new, beneficial habits. While many people make resolutions for their personal life, instilling good habits and making positive changes for your career are just as important and impactful! Consider one of these tips to help you work better as you kick off the New Year.   Read a career-related book  Books on productivity,… [ Keep reading ]

Happy GIS Day, Wednesday, November 17

GIS Day is an annual event celebrating the technology of geographic information systems (GIS) that was initiated by spatial analytics world-leader Esri. For almost 20 years, GIS Day has been a day of gatherings and celebration of the important work done by the GIS community globally. GIS Day is dedicated to… [ Keep reading ]