Testimonies

DoITT First Deputy Commissioner Evan Hines Testifes Before the City Council Committee on Contracts on Oversight - Cost Overruns and Improving the City's Management of Large Technology Contracts
October 23, 2017
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DoITT Deputy Commissioner of Enterprise and Solution Architecture Testifies Before the City Council Committee on Technology on Intro. 1696 / Automated Processing of Data for the Purposes of Targeting Services, Penalties, or Policing to Persons
October 16, 2017
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DoITT Director of Open Data Albert Webber Testifies before the City Council Committee on Technology on the Annual Open Data Plan and Intro. 1707 / Amending Open Data Standards and Intro. 1528 / Names of Public Datasets Requested Under the Freedom of Information Law
September 20, 2017
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DoITT General Counsel Michael Pastor Testifies Before the City Council Subcommittee on Zoning and Franchises and Committee on Technology on the Spectrum Franchise Agreement
May 30, 2017
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DoITT Commissioner Anne Roest Testifies Before the City Council Committees on Finance, Land Use and Technology - Fiscal Year 2018 Executive Budget
May 18, 2017
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DoITT Commissioner Anne Roest Testifies Before the City Council Committee on Technology on Oversight - Privacy of City Data
April 24, 2017
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DoITT Commissioner Anne Roest Testifies Before the City Council Committees on Land Use and Technology - Fiscal Year 2018 Preliminary Budget
March 29, 2017
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Director of the Mayor's Office of Data Analytics Dr Amen Ra Mashariki Testifies Before the City Council Technology Committee on MODA's 2016 Open Data Examination and Verification Report 
January 24, 2017
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2016 Annual Report on Implementation of Next Generation 9-1-1 in NYC Pursuant to Local Law 78 of 2016 
December 29, 2016
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DoITT Deputy Commissioner Alphonso Jenkins Testifies on Mobile Telecommunications Authorizing Resolution Renewal 935-2015 Before the City Council Subcommittee on Zoning and Franchises
December 16, 2016
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DoITT Associate Commissioner David Kirks Testifies Before the City Council Committees on Technology and Public Safety on Creating an Emergency Mobile Text System /Intro. 0868-2014
December 14, 2016
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DoITT Assistant Commissioner of Franchise Administration Stanley Shor Testifies in Front of the Committee on Technology on LinkNYC
November 15, 2016
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DoITT Civic Engagement Manager Albert Webber Testifies in Front of the Committee on Technology on the Open Data Law and its 2015/2016 Amendments
September 21, 2016
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DoITT Associate Commissioner and Director for Public Safety IT Programs David Kirks Testifies Before the City Council Committee on Technology on Intro 1158 / Reporting on the Routing of Calls Near the Boundaries of NYC
June 17, 2016
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DoITT Commissioner Anne Roest Testifies in Front of the City Council Committees on Land Use and Technology / FY17 Executive Budget
May 19, 2016
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DoITT Deputy Commissioner for Application Development Management Donald Sunderland Testifies in Front of the Committee on Technology on Intro 564 / Online Submission of City Business Permits, Licenses and Applictions
May 3, 2016
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DoITT Commissioner Anne Roest Testifies Before the City Council Committees on Land Use and Technology - Fiscal Year 2017 Preliminary Budget
March 29, 2016
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DoITT Deputy Commissioner for Application Development Management Donald Sunderland Testifies in Front of the Committee on Contracts on Intros. 365 / Collaborative Software Purchasing and 366 / Free and Open Source Software
February 23, 2016
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DoITT Commissioner Anne Roest Testifies on Intro. 626 / Personal Information Security and Intro. 1052 / City Agency Electronics Disposal
February 1, 2016
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DoITT Associate Commissioner David Kirks Testifies Before the City Council Committees on Technology and Public Safety on Creating an Emergency Mobile Text System /Intro. 0868-2014
January 14, 2016
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DoITT Deputy Commissioner Alphonso Jenkins Testifies on Mobile Telecommunications Authorizing Resolution Renewal 935-2015 Before the City Council Subcommittee on Zoning and Franchises
January 12, 2016
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DoITT First Deputy Commissioner Evan Hines Testifies in Front of the New York State Civil Service Commission on IT Non-Competitive Class Titles Proposal
December 3, 2015
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DoITT Associate Commissioner Stanley Shor Testifies on Parks Wi-Fi and Intro. 428 / Five Year Plan to Expand Wi-Fi in City Parks Before the City Council Committees on Technology
November 2, 2015
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DoITT Commissioner Anne Roest Testifies on the Verizon FiOS Franchise Agreement Before the City Council Committees on Technology and Oversight & Investigations, and Subcommittee on Zoning & Franchises
October 14, 2015
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Director of the Mayor's Office of Data Analytics Dr Amen Ra Mashariki and Civic Engagement Manager Albert Webber Testify Before the City Council Technology Committee Oversight Hearing on Proposed Legislation to Amend the Open Data Law
October 1, 2015
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DoITT Commissioner Anne Roest Testifies Before the City Council Committees on Finance, Land Use, and Technology - Fiscal Year 2016 Budget
June 4, 2015
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DoITT Assistant Commissioner for Web Strategy and Operations Christopher Long Testifies Before the Committee on Technology on Intro. 673 / City Website Translation and Intro. 683 / Accessible City Websites
April 20, 2015
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DoITT Commissioner Anne Roest Testifies Before the City Council Committees on Land Use and Technology - Fiscal Year 2016 Preliminary Budget
March 10, 2015
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Read the Budget Testimony Addendum, listing Free Wi-Fi Locations Around New York City

DoITT Commissioner Anne Roest Testifies on the Department of Investigation's Report on the Emergency Communication Transformation Program Before the City Council Committees on Fire and Criminal Justice, Public Safety, Contracts, Oversight and Investigation, and Technology
February 25, 2015
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DoITT Commissioner Anne Roest Testifies on Intro. 498-2014 / Conflicts of Interest in City Contracts
December 15, 2014
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DoITT General Counsel Charles Fraser Testifies before the City Council Committees on Recovery and Resiliency & Fire and Criminal Justice Services Oversight Hearing on Intro. 425-2014 / Communications Access Planning
November 20, 2014
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Director of Public Affairs for the Mayor's Office of Data Analytics Nicholas O'Brien and Open Data Program Manager Albert Webber Testify Before the City Council Technology Committee Oversight Hearing on the Implementation of NYC's Open Data Law
October 27, 2014
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Digital Director for the City of New York Jessica Singleton Testifies Before the City Council Committee on Technology Regarding Establishing a Website for Petitioning City Government
October 1, 2014
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Assistant Commissioner Stanley Shor's Testimony For the Committee on Technology and the Subcommittee on Zoning & Franchises Oversight on DoITT's RFP for NYC WiFi and Communication Hubs
June 18, 2014
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Commissioner Anne Roest Testifies Before the City Council Committees on Fire & Criminal Justice Services, Public Safety, and Technology on Unified Call Taking and FDNY/EMS Emergency Response Protocols
May 30, 2014
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Acting Commissioner Evan Hines Testifies Before the City Council Committees on Finance, Land Use, and Technology - Fiscal Year 2015 Executive Budget
May 22, 2014
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Acting Commissioner Evan Hines Testifies Before the City Council Committees on Land Use and Technology - Fiscal Year 2015 Preliminary Budget
March 6, 2014
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Chief Analytics and Open Platform Officer, Michael Flowers, Testifies before the City Council Committees on Technology on New York City's implementation of Local Law 11 of 2012, the Open Data Law
November 20, 2013
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Deputy Commissioner for Financial Management and Administration, Annette Heintz, Testifies Before the City Council Committees on Land Use and Technology on DoITT's Contract Hiring of Minority and Women Owned Business Enterprises
October 28, 2013
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Statement of Department of Information Technology and Telecommunications Commissioner Rahul N. Merchant Before the Committee on Consumer Affairs and Subcommittee on Zoning & Franchises Oversight on Time Warner Cable, CBS, and the Consumers Stuck in the Middle
August 8, 2013
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Chief Information and Innovation Officer, Rahul Merchant, Testifies Before the City Council Committees on Land Use and Technology - Fiscal Year 2014 Executive Budget
May 29, 2013 
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Chief Information and Innovation Officer, Rahul Merchant, Testifies Before the City Council Committees on Land Use and Technology - Fiscal Year 2014 Preliminary Budget
March 18, 2013
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Testimony of Nicholas Sbordone, Director of Intergovernmental Affairs, at the Department of Information Technology and Telecommunications on Interactive Crime Mapping Website
March 1, 2013
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Statement of NYC Chief Information & Innovation Officer Rahul N. Merchant to the Federal Communications Commission Regarding Communications & Hurricane Sandy
February 7, 2013
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Chief Information and Innovation Officer, Rahul Merchant, Testifies Before the City Council Committees on Finance and Technology - Fiscal Year 2013 Executive Budget
May 29, 2012
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Testimony of Nicholas Sbordone, Director of External Affairs at the Department of Information Technology and Telecommunications on Broadband Adoption
April 23, 2012
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Commissioner Post Testifies Before the City Council Committees on Land Use and Technology - Fiscal Year 2013 Preliminary Budget
March 8, 2012
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Testimony of Daniel Srebnick, Associate Commissioner for IT Security at the Department of Information Technology and Telecommunications and New York City's Chief Information Security Officer on Personal Information Security
January 19, 2012
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Testimony of Caswell F. Holloway, Deputy Mayor for Operations, City of New York, Before the New York City Council Committees on Contracts and Technology
October 31, 2011
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Commissioner Carole Post Testifies Before the City Council Committees on Finance, Land Use, and Technology - Fiscal Year 2012 Executive Budget
May 25, 2011
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Commissioner Carole Post Testifies before the City Council Committee on Technology in Government Regarding Establishing Citywide IT Strategy
April 15, 2011
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Commissioner Carole Post Testifies Before the City Council Committees on Land Use and Technology - Fiscal Year 2012 Preliminary Budget
March 16, 2011
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Commissioner Carole Post Testifies before the City Council Committees on Technology and Parks and Recreation Regarding Internet Access in Public Parks
January 26, 2011
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Commissioner Carole Post Testifies before the City Council Committee on Technology Regarding New York City's Mobile Workforce
October 19, 2010
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DoITT's Deputy Commissioner and General Counsel Mitchel Ahlbaum Testifies before the City Council Committee on Technology Regarding Broadband Adoption
September 27, 2010
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Commissioner Post Testifies before the City Council Committee on Technology Regarding Open Data Legislation
June 21, 2010
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Commissioner Post Testifies Before the City Council Committees on Finance, Land Use and Technology - Fiscal Year 2011 Executive Budget
May 25, 2010
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DoITT's Assistant Commissioner of Franchise Administration Testifies before the City Council Subcommittee on Zoning and Franchises regarding Public Pay Telephone Authorizing Resolution
May 17, 2010
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Commissioner Post Testifies Before the City Council Committees on Land Use and Technology - Fiscal Year 2011 Preliminary Budget
March 11, 2010
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