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Cook County’s Chief Information Officer Talks about Shared Services at Harvard

By at June 19, 2012 | 5:08 pm | 0 Comment

Cook County’s Chief Information Officer Talks about Shared Services at Harvard

Greg Wass, Chief Information Officer for Cook County Government is presenting at  "The 2012 Public Sector and Education Shared Services Summit: Pathways to Transformation" conference being hosted by Harvard University. The conference runs from June 20th through June 22nd. Shared services is a responsibility that involves a systemic approach to human capital more...

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Chicago Southland Fiber Network Project Begins

By at April 27, 2012 | 9:24 pm | 2 Comments

Chicago Southland Fiber Network Project Begins

Cook County Chief Information Officer Greg Wass was joined today by South Suburban Mayors & Managers Association (SSMMA) Executive Director Edward Paesel to announce the successful start of the Chicago Southland Fiber Network (CSFN) project. The project is funded by the “Illinois Jobs Now!” capital construction program and includes a $10 million commitment from more...

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The Launch of the First Ever Global Data Science Hackathon

By at April 24, 2012 | 11:32 am | 7 Comments

The Launch of the First Ever Global Data Science Hackathon

Cook County's Open Data Week is partnering with Big Data Week for a global spin on local data. This week, data scientists from around the world will come together on the 28th April for the first ever 24-hour global data science hackathon. The challenge – to improve the US Environmental Protection Agency’s Air Quality Index by coming up with better and more more...

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Welcome to Open Data Week 2012

By at April 23, 2012 | 2:42 pm | 0 Comment

Welcome to Open Data Week 2012

The Cook County Board of Commissioners proclaimed April 23-27 as Open Data Week.  To that end, the Cook County Bureau of Technology has filled the week with events and items on how government data is changing the way people perceive government, economic development, digital entrepreneurship, and civic involvement. Highlights of Open Data Week include a roundtable more...

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Grant Helps Cook County Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions

By at April 20, 2012 | 1:58 pm | 2 Comments

Grant Helps Cook County Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions

In furtherance of the administration’s sustainability goals, Cook County’s Clean Diesel Program has been awarded $633,135 in grants to install pollution control equipment on some of its heavy-duty diesel vehicles, President Preckwinkle announced today. The county’s Clean Diesel Program will use the funds to retrofit 43 vehicles with tailpipe technology that more...

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Cook County Partners With League of Women Voters to Launch New Transparency Measures

By at April 16, 2012 | 2:58 pm | 5 Comments

Cook County Partners With League of Women Voters to Launch New Transparency Measures

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle, Cook County Clerk David Orr, and the League of Women Voters of Cook County held a press conference Monday, April 16th to announce new transparency measures for the Cook County Board. The measures are aimed at making it easier for residents to access and understand Cook County Board proceedings. Efforts were focused on more...

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Cook County and CTA Collaborate on Broadband Agreement

By at April 12, 2012 | 3:04 pm | 2 Comments

Cook County and CTA Collaborate on Broadband Agreement

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle and Chicago Transit Authority President Forrest Claypool today announced a collaboration that will advance the technological capability of Stroger Hospital, through new broadband infrastructure, at virtually no cost to taxpayers. The new intergovernmental agreement (IGA) will allow the county to utilize eight available more...

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President Preckwinkle, Governor Quinn, and Mayor Emanuel Announce First-Ever Converged Data Site

By at March 21, 2012 | 11:42 am | 15 Comments

President Preckwinkle, Governor Quinn, and Mayor Emanuel Announce First-Ever Converged Data Site

Governor Pat Quinn, Cook County President Toni Preckwinkle and Mayor Rahm Emanuel today unveiled http://www.MetroChicagoData.org, the nation’s first “convergence cloud” site that brings public data from the City of Chicago, Cook County and the State of Illinois into a single open portal to help increase service efficiencies, access to vital information and new more...

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