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DoIT Overview

Illinois Department of Innovation & Technology (DoIT)

Illinois Governor Pritzker Proclaims April 2019 as Innovation and Technology Month in Illinois

Mission:

DoIT's mission is to empower the State of Illinois through high-value, customer-centric technology by delivering best-in-class innovation to client agencies fostering collaboration and empowering employees to provide better services to residents, businesses, and visitors.

Background:

The Department of Innovation & Technology (DoIT) became an agency by statute on July 20, 2018 being charged with responsibility for the information technology functions of agencies under the jurisdiction of the governor.

DoIT is leading a digital transformation toward an enterprise approach to technology at the State of Illinois to gain efficiencies and improve service delivery for customer agencies who in turn, serve the residents of Illinois. This transformation is resulting in improved security and data protection, fewer redundant systems, more efficient technology spending and greater interagency collaboration.

The Department of Innovation & Technology (DoIT) delivers statewide technology, innovation and telecommunication services to state government agencies, boards and commissions as well as policy and standards development, lifecycle investment planning, enterprise solutions and privacy and security management.

DoIT manages the Illinois Century Network (ICN), a service that creates and maintains high speed telecommunications networks providing reliable communication links to and among Illinois schools, institutions of higher education, libraries, museums, research institutions, state agencies, units of local government and other entities that provide service to Illinois residents.

DoIT's Organizational Overview Chart

Awards

NASCIO Award

2018: Illinois recognized at NASCIO for Unemployment Insurance Tax Modernization, Security Operations Center and the Illinois Blockchain Initiative.

State Scoop Awards

State Scoop features the latest leaders and innovators, news and events in state and local government technology. State Scoop gathers top leaders from across government, academia and the tech industry to discuss ways technology can improve government, and to exchange best practices and identify ways to achieve common goals..