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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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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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Edwin Ukpaby: Evolution of Healthcare Technology Processes

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Edwin Ukpaby, Healthcare I T Professional and CEO of Medix Systems Consultants, met with us to discuss how technology in the healthcare industry has evolved with healthcare business processes.   Excerpt from the Interview:   Wylie Blanchard: I T is at a point where we have to be more than "you tell me the problem and I'll fix it"and we have to look End to End, all the way thr...
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Chicago Launches “Open Grid” to Help Residents Explore Their Neighborhoods

Mayor Rahm Emanuel and the Chicago Department of Innovation and Technology announced today the launch of OpenGrid A first of its kind website and mobile app that uses open data to let residents search for unique information and events happening around them. Using OpenGrid, residents can access data that is tailored to their location and needs, such as which city services are del...
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Ed Fisher: Educational Foundation

In this episode of Great Tech Pros Ed Fisher, System Engineer and CEO of Ed Fishers and Associates, sits down with us to share what he has learned over his 30+ year career as a technology professional. Excerpt from the Interview:   Wylie Blanchard: What key certifications and/or degrees are prominent for networking and system engineering - I T careers? Ed Fisher: If it were my...
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Chicago – Mayor Emanuel Announces ThinkChicago: Chicago Ideas Week 2015

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Fifth Annual Event Draws 150 Top Engineering and Computer Science Students to Chicago Mayor Emanuel Announces ThinkChicago: Chicago Ideas Week 2015 Mayor Emanuel today announced the fifth annual ThinkChicago: Chicago Ideas Week. The three-day event that will introduce 150 of the Midwest’s top technology and computer science students to the city’s fast-growing technology industry and bring ...
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Chicago – Top Corporations Partner with High Schools as Part of City-Wide Goal of Increasing Opportunities to Prepare Students for 21st Century College and Career

Mayor Emanuel Announces Investments In New Engineering Partnerships At 7 Chicago Public High Schools   Top Corporations Partner with High Schools as Part of City-Wide Goal of Increasing Opportunities to Prepare Students for 21st Century College and Career   Mayor Rahm Emanuel today announced that seven Chicago Public High Schools (CPS) will offer engineering opportunities wi...
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