Check out the Roseville Information Technology Department in TechWire Magazine! TechWire sat down with Roseville CIO Hong Sae to discuss procurement, resident services, how the city funded the new IT building, plans for the next year and previous success!
Recently we have had many of our Information Technology Department team members present current projects and updates to Roseville City Council. This has been a great opportunity to inform the City Council of what the Department is currently working on.
February 9, 2017 - The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) today acted to ensure that phone numbers continue to be available to meet demand in the 916 area code by approving an area code overlay that will provide additional numbering resources while minimizing customer inconvenience. The new area code that will be added to the 916 region, which serves the greater Sacramento area, is 279.
The City received the following information from CPUC-California Public Utilities Commission regarding a new area code being introduced to the 916 area code region. As the 916 area code to be expected to exhaust its available prefixes by December 2018, a new area code is being introduced for overlay within the Sacramento/Roseville region, we want to make sure our telco partners and your team have the same understanding of these potential changes.
The Center for Digital Government (CDG) has named the City of Roseville, California one of the top technologically progressive and innovative cities its size in the United States for 2015. This marks the fourth time in five years Roseville has finished as one of the top five highly ranked cities based on population in the CDG’s annual Digital Cities Survey.
“Roseville is committed to being at the forefront of innovation and citizen engagement. Being a technologically advanced city means a higher quality of life for our residents and important advantages and cost savings for our businesses” said Hong Sae, Chief Information Officer for the City of Roseville. “This award is a great honor and an outstanding achievement for the city.”
The Center for Digital Government (CDG) named the City of Roseville, California one of the top technologically progressive and innovative cities its size in the United States for 2013. This marks the third time in four years Roseville has finished as one of the top five highly ranked cities based on population in the CDG's annual Digital Cities Survey.
The IT Planning and Administration Team in conjunction with all City departments developed the the 2013-2015 Citywide Strategic Technology Plan. The City envisions and requires even greater use of innovative technology in the years ahead, and this forward-thinking Strategic Technology Plan will help guide many technology decisions in the future.
The City of Roseville, California has been recognized as the top digital city for its size in the United States by the Center of Digital Government and the National League of Cities.
The 11th-annual survey spotlights the municipalities that best show how information and communication technology are used to enhance public service. The City of Roseville placed first for cities with in a population ranging from 75,000 to124,999 citizens. The criteria used for evaluation include; IT Leadership, Strategies, Disciplines and Investments; IT Service Delivery, Responsiveness and Improvements; IT Innovation, Governance, Management and Funding; and Citizen Engagement, Open Government and Online Services.
The Tech Teens Leadership Academy is a fun, hands-on program exposing high school students in the Roseville region to real-world technology, project management and business operations. Since its launch in 2014, there have been four sessions with over 80 graduating students.
Throughout the month of October, we will be sharing information on different aspects of cybersecurity with you. The best defense against security breaches, identity theft, and malware is not anti-malware software, it’s you!