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Innovation and Technology

  • IT Governance

    Ensuring information technology is structured and employs a well thought-out, comprehensive strategy across all City entities that includes risk management, performance, and security.

  • Innovation

    Developing and sustaining innovative technology practices within the City through engaging and empowering citizens, improving business processes, working collaboratively and constantly searching for new opportunities.

  • Infrastructure

    Infrastructure provides services across multiple technical platforms, systems, and general technical services.

  • Communications

    Providing integrated connectivity for City agencies and departments. Disseminating critical communications across the network and providing access to information via cable television.

  • Applications

    Building applications to enhance distribution of information, add convenience and automation to transactions, and increase access to city services.

About the Office of Innovation & Technology

The Office of Innovation and Technology (OIT) was established in August 2011 by Mayor's executive order. OIT oversees all major information and communications technology initiatives for the City of Philadelphia - increasing the effectiveness of the information technology infrastructure, where the services provided are advanced, optimized, and responsive to the needs of the City of Philadelphia’s businesses, residents and visitors.


The Freedom Rings Partnership is a collaborative of non-profit organizations, city agencies and universities addressing the digital divide. The Partnership has established 80 KeySpots across the city for Internet access, technology and training opportunities.