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Department of Innovation & Technology

The Department of Innovation and Technology is the City of Boston’s enterprise technology organization that provides solutions to empower business partners across City departments and deliver services more efficiently and effectively. DoIT is focused on connecting the City, engaging and empowering citizens, improving business processes, working collaboratively and continuously innovating.

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    Boston Social Included in Government Technology's 2014 Top 25 Doers, Dreamers & Drivers in Public-Sector Innovation

    Cheryl Fiandaca, Public Information Bureau Chief of the Boston Police Department and Lindsay Crudele, Community and Social Technology Strategist of DoIT, were recognized by Government Technology for their social media efforts during the Boston Marathon bombings and the 2013 February Blizzard respectively.

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    Boston is Named #1 Digital City in America

    The Center for Digital Government’s 13th Annual Digital Cities Survey has ranked the City of Boston as the #1 Digital City with a population over 250,000. The win placed Boston ahead of other top ten finishers such as Philadelphia, Chicago, Raleigh, Austin and Los Angeles.

    Boston city government was recognized for its efforts to engage and connect with constituents using mobile technology and social media; its Tech Goes Home project; its Open Government platform; and more.

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    Internship Opportunities with DoIT

    The Department of Innovation and Technology is offering competitive, paid and unpaid internships to qualified applicants. Learn about the emergence of innovation in municipal government while gaining hands-on experience and on-the-job training.

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    Citizens Connect App

    The Citizens Connect App helps residents and visitors to make Boston neighborhoods even better by reporting problems, such as potholes, to City government.

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    Street Bump: Help Improve Your Streets

    Street Bump is a mobile app that helps identify potholes by recording "bump" data, providing the City with real-time information to help improve roads.

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  • Wicked Free Wi-Fi
    Mayor Walsh announces the completion of the city's largest public wireless network in the Grove Hall neighborhood, a new brand for the city's public wireless program titled "Wicked Free Wi-Fi" and a plan to bring public Wi-Fi to Main Streets districts starting next fiscal year to help drive economic development across neighborhoods.Watch Video »
  • Mayor's FY 2015 Budget Presentation
    Mayor Walsh and his team present the fiscal year 2015 budget to the City Council. This event was originally streamed LIVE on the City of Boston website.Watch Video »

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