The department's main goal is to maximize the City's effectiveness and efficiency in providing services and information to its citizens.
In achieving this goal, the IT department keeps abreast of information technology, manages improvements to City systems, manages training programs and maintains all components of the City's systems. Desktops and Server are updated yearly, along with work productivity software and information systems software. The IT department maintains the wide area network to improve workflow, and keep all city departments in contact with each other. Regularly working toward improving real time data and information to make it available to employees and citizens.
In addition to maintaining the hardware that the City IT system is built on, the IT department also develops and maintains custom applications. Applications cover a broad range of disciplines and are delivered through both web and mobile platforms. Custom applications the City of Frederick IT department builds focus on providing quick and easy access to data to both City employees and citizens. For an overview of these check out the Maps & Apps page.