Press Archive

2011 Press

NYC Wins City of the Year and Best Use of Social Media in 2011 GovFresh Awards
December 20, 2011
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DoITT's IT Security Receives 2011 ISE North American Government Project Award
November 16, 2011
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Cities Work Together on New Web Apps
November 14, 2011
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Five Government Procurement Practices That Stifle Innovation
November 8, 2011
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On the Map: As interactive software catches on, the city invites the public to play
October 28, 2011
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DoITT Joins Mayor's Office to Combat Domestic Violence and Private Sector Partners to Host Graduation Ceremony for First "NYC STEPS" Class at the NYC Family Justice Center in Queens
October 28, 2011
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Mayor Bloomberg Launches NYC BigApps 3.0 Competition
October 11, 2011
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2011 Best of New York Winners Announced
September 20, 2011
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City Planning's New Web Application—ZoLa—is One Stop Shop for Zoning Information
September 7, 2011
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Statement of Commissioner Carole Post on DOI Substantiation of Forgery by City-Contracted Software Company Employee
September 1, 2011
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Mayor Bloomberg, DoITT Commissioner Post, Office to Combat Domestic Violence Commissioner Jimenez, and Private Sector Partners Launch "NYC STEPS" Program
August 12, 2011
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New York City Announces Increased Access to Free Public Broadband, Expansion of Wi-Fi in Public Spaces, and Enhanced Television Services in all Five Boroughs over the Next Nine Years
August 10, 2011
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Mayor Bloomberg Announces New, Real-Time Traffic Management System to Reduce Congestion in Midtown Manhattan
July 18, 2011
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Mayor Bloomberg Announces "Re-Invent NYC.gov" Hackathon to Encourage Developers and Designers to Help Transform New York City's Website
July 14, 2011
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Deputy Mayor Goldsmith Launches Change By Us NYC, A New Social Media Platform That Will Enable New Yorkers to Submit Ideas for Improving the City, Then Take Action and Connect to City Resources
July 7, 2011
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City Solicits Big Ideas in New Big Apps Challenge
June 21, 2011
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New York City's Next Apps Contest—No Programming Needed
June 23, 2011
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New York Touts 'Open Gov' Progress
No-June 9, 2011
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Download Commissioner Post's presentation from the InformationWeek Government IT Leadership Forum

Housing Code Violations Go Online
June 16, 2011
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Mayor Bloomberg and AT&T Chairman and CEO Randall Stephenson Launch Free Wi-Fi Service in 20 New York City Parks
June 9, 2011
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Learn which parks have or will have Wi-Fi

Setting the Digital Standard: Open Government in NYC - A Free Breakfast Discussion Presented by the Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment
May 27, 2011
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NYC Unveils Road Map for the Digital City - a Plan to Make New York the Nation's Leading Digital City
May 16, 2011
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Kundra seeks IT cooperation with state and local governments
May 5, 2011
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TLC Announces New Online License Renewal System
April 27, 2011
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New York City delivers mobility in a carrier-free world
April 19, 2011
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City's Emergency Wireless Network Sets the Bar
April 14, 2011
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New York State Honors Carole Post as NYS Public Sector CIO of the Year
April 6, 2011
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Mayor Bloomberg Announces Winners of NYC BigApps 2.0 Competition
March 31, 2011
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Stung by IT Capers, City "Insources" Union Talent
March 25, 2011
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The Government CIO 50: Vision, Influence, And Results
March 3, 2011
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Commissioner Post Joins Mayor Bloomberg and Deputy Mayor Goldsmith in Opening New Consolidated Data Center to House Technology Infrastructure of more than 40 City Agencies
February 28, 2011
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Commissioner Post Joins Deputy Mayor Goldsmith and Operations Director Weinstein to Launch the 311 Service Request Map as Part of NYC Simplicity
February 16, 2011
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NYC Operates Government-Only Mobile Broadband Network
February 15, 2011
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Commissioner Post joins Chancellor Black and Deputy Mayor Walcott in Launching Online Home Learning Initiative for Low-Income Families
January 22, 2011

For Snowstorm That Wasn't, City Was Prepared
January 7, 2011
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Live-Vid Scouting Units toll Between Li'l Flakes
January 7, 2011
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Snow and Tell: City Shows Off New Storm Response Gadgets
January 7, 2011
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