Sep 12 2018 City of Louisville’s website tops national award for digital excellence

The Center for Digital Government released its national rankings today for city government websites, placing first in the Center’s Government Experience Awards.

Jul 18 2018 Code Louisville training creates local tech jobs and careers for more than 250 people

Code Louisville, which provides training to help people quickly enter the technology field, has helped more than 250 people start or advance their careers in technology, Mayor Greg Fischer announced today.

Mar 8 2018 Louisville Metro earns 2018 Readiness Challenge Grant

Smart Cities CouncilLouisville Metro is among five recipients of the Smart Cities Council’s 2018 Readiness Challenge Grants, which will provide mentoring and tailored products and services to acce

Jan 5 2018 Mayor names Chris Seidt as city’s new Director of Information Technology

Chris Seidt

Mayor Greg Fischer today announced the appointment of Chris Seidt as Director of Information Technology. 

Nov 10 2017 Louisville again ranks among Top 5 digital governments

Mayor Greg Fischer announced today that Louisville has again been ranked a top digital city nationally, placing in the Top 5 in the Center for Digital Government’s Digital Cities Survey. 

The annual survey, now in its 17th year, “recognizes cities using technology to improve citizen services, enhance transparency and encourage citizen engagement,” according to the center.

Sep 6 2017 City recognized for digital and innovation excellence

  The Center for Digital Government today recognized Louisville Metro as a leader in digitGovernment Experience Awards - Overall Winner

Jun 22 2017 Louisville Metro Office of Civic Innovation dreams big to win national award

City on a CloudLouisville Metro tops the list in the 2017 City on a Cloud Awards’ Dream Big category for large cities, presented and announced this month

Jun 5 2017 Louisville Metro – Notice of Data Security Event

Louisville Metro recently discovered an incident that may affect the security of personal information stored within our environment.  This notice is meant to provide information about the incident, steps taken since discovering the incident, and information on what potentially affected individuals  can do to better protect against the possibility of identity theft and fraud. 

Feb 6 2017 Mayor Fischer announces city partnership with IFTTT

Mayor Greg Fischer today announced a new city partnership with IFTTT, a San Francisco-based web and mobile platform that allows users to transform how they experience and manage their homes and habits.

IFTTT allows users to customize their experience with other services and tools — including Twitter, Google Drive, email digest and Philips Hue light bulbs — without coding.

Nov 11 2016 Louisville ranks among top 10 digital governments

Mayor Greg Fischer announced today that Louisville Metro has been ranked a top digital city, placing in the top 10 in the Center for Digital Government’s Digital Cities Survey.  

The survey takes a broad look at how cities are approaching open data, transparency, innovation, citizen services and engagement, and much more.

Nov 9 2016 Jason Ballard welcomes Premiere CIO Forum to Louisville

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Oct 27 2016 Louisville Metro Government wins national award for cybersecurity

The Center for Digital Government released their sixth-annual Cybersecurity Leadership and Innovation Awards today to recognize progress by state and local government, education and healthcare organizations and leaders across America. Louisville Metro Government won in the City Government category, highlighting our work to secure $1.2 million dollars in special funding to implement a new cybersecurity program that is tied directly to Mayor Fischer’s strategic goals. 

Sep 19 2016 Russell neighborhood to host Gigabit Experience Center

Citizens will be able to experience ultra high-speed internet at Louisville Central Community Centers

Mayor Greg Fischer today announced that Louisville Central Community Centers will host a city project aimed at providing citizens an interactive experience with gigabit internet technology.

Sep 7 2016 City Website Ranked Among Best in the Nation

Mayor Greg Fischer announced today that the Center for Digital Government has again named, the official city website for Louisville Metro Government, as one of the top city websites in America.

The Best of the Web Awards recognize cities that constantly innovate, focus on services and work to improve the user experience. This is the eighth year the site has placed in the top 5 nationally.

Aug 16 2016 Louisville plans Gigabit Experience Center to show high-speed internet’s power

Next Century Cities today announced that Louisville is among three cities given an award recognizing projects that harness high-speed internet to enhance civic engagement and democratic participation.

Louisville was given the inaugural Charles Benton Next Generation Engagement Award for its plan to develop a Gigabit Experience Center.