Information Systems

Mission Statement


To provide excellence in information technology solutions and services that will facilitate the vision, objectives and goals of the City of Springfield. We are committed to innovation, accountability and customer service to accomplish our mission and to serve our community. 
 

Information Systems' Purpose


The Department of Information Systems is responsible for implementing and maintaining the technology for the City, including:
  • Constructing and maintaining an effective communications network capable of supporting our mission
  • Acquiring computer hardware and software in cooperation with all city departments by partnering with strategic solutions providers and providing leadership during implementation
  • Implementing, securing, and maintaining the City Information Technology resources and investments 

Services to the City


 Information Systems is a department dedicated to supporting City departments, employees and facilities with technical solutions and expertise. To that end, the team is comprised of our Help Desk Support, Enterprise Software, Geographical Information Systems, Network and Telecommunications teams. 
  • Project management, consulting and implementation

  • Software development, deployment and maintenance

  • Internet & Network services

  • Desktop, Laptop Computers, tablets and mobile devices

  • Telephone, fax and print services

 

Department Fast Facts


The Information Systems Department:
  • Employs about 32 people
  • Has an annual budget of about $4,450,000 million, or 5% of the general fund budget
  • Provides network and phone services in over 140 City facilities
  • Maintains the Geographical Information Systems (GIS) and high-resolution aerial photography

  • Supports the City's Internet, Intranet, enterprise software and online payment systems