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500 new jobs with new center in Chicago to further city’s presence as technology and innovation hub

Capgemini | Chicago offices | Great Tech Pros
Mayor Emanuel Joins Capgemini to Unveil the Company's New Advanced Technology and Development Center in Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel joined Capgemini today to unveil the company’s new advanced technology and development center. The new tech center and expanded office space brings 500 jobs to Chicago and further strengthens Chicago’s presence as a technology and innovation hub. The new center at ...
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Chicago Mayor announces effort to Utilize Technology to help Chicago citizens protect their vehicles from theft

Great Tech Pros City of Chicago License Plate Recognition technology
Mayor Emanuel Announces Citywide Effort to Utilize Technology to Improve Recovery of Stolen Vehicles Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced today a new coordinated effort to locate stolen vehicles, as part of the City and the Chicago Police Department’s (CPD) strategy to prevent auto thefts and carjackings and find justice for victims. The new effort expands the use of License Plate Recognition (LPR) techn...
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Comcast investment includes “Experience Labs” at three Chicagoland neighborhood branch libraries and expansion of Internet Essentials program for qualifying Chicagoans

Comcast investment will includes “Experience Labs” at three Chicagoland neighborhood branch libraries and expansion of Internet Essentials program for qualifying Chicagoans - Mayor Emanuel
Mayor Emanuel Joins Comcast to Announce Major Investment in CPL Branches Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Chicago Public Library (CPL) Commissioner Brian Bannon and Chicago Housing Authority (CHA) CEO Eugene Jones Jr., joined Comcast Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Diversity Officer David L. Cohen to announce that the company is investing $250,000 to support “Experience Labs” powered by Internet Ess...
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Walgreens will Double the Number of Employees working in Downtown Chicago Office

Walgreens to Establish New Technology Center of Excellence in the Sullivan Center Mayor Rahm Emanuel today joined Walgreens to announce the company will bring approximately 300 technology positions to its current downtown Chicago office in the Sullivan Center to establish a new technology center of excellence. Through a combination of new hires and relocations from its Deerfield, Ill., support of...
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Springfield – Department of Innovation & Technology (DoIT) Introduces Four New Mobile Apps to Increase Accessibility for Services and Information

GOING MOBILE IN ILLINOIS SPRINGFIELD – The days of calling or visiting an office for assistance are quickly disappearing. Today, people want to find information and answers when and where it’s most convenient for them, which is often from a mobile device. To coincide with that growing preference, the Department of Innovation & Technology (DoIT) is releasing four new mobile responsive applicat...
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13 Illinois State Agencies Sign Enterprise Memorandum of Understanding

State agencies pledge to share data to provide better services to Illinoisans CHICAGO - Thirteen state agencies that are members of the State’s Health and Human Service enterprise announced the signing of an Enterprise Memorandum of Understanding (eMOU) for inter-agency data sharing. The eMOU will correct the many problems that arise from a lack of information sharing by state agencies. Th...
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Installation of Smart Meters in La Grange, IL

Commonwealth Edison - Installation of Smart Meters in La Grange - Summer, 2016 In 2011, the Illinois General Assembly enacted the Energy Infrastructure Modernization Act (EIMA), providing $2.6 billion over 10 years to Commonwealth Edison (ComEd) to modernize its electric grid. The Act provides for the replacement of 4 million existing electrical meters in all homes and businesses in northern Illi...
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Mayor’s Initiative Will Make Digital Skills Training Available at Nearly All Chicago Public Libraries

Mayor Emanuel Launches Connect Chicago Initiative to Help Close the Digital Divide in Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and a coalition of public and private partners today launched Connect Chicago — a civic leadership initiative to make Chicago the most skilled and connected digital city in America. Connect Chicago will expand digital skills training throughout the city, and to nearly all Chicago Publi...
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Springfield – Department of Innovation and Technology Moves Forward in Transforming Illinois’ Digital Landscape

New agency will lead digital transformation, increase inter-agency efficiency and improve delivery of services to residents and businesses SPRINGFIELD – Governor Bruce Rauner and State CIO Hardik Bhatt announced today the Administration is moving forward in the formation of the new Illinois Department of Innovation and Technology (DoIT). The Secretary of the Illinois Department of Financial and P...
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