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Making IT Work: Modernizing Local Government by Using Information Technology

Sheraton Framingham Hotel

1657 Worcester Road | Framingham, MA 01701

October 18, 2016 @ 8:00 am - 12:35 pm


A Statewide Conference for Municipal Officials and Staff

A conference exploring how the Commonwealth’s cities and towns are leveraging data and technology to improve operations and better serve residents. Sponsored by the Massachusetts Association of Regional Planning Agencies (MARPA), Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito, senior officials from Mass IT and DOR’s Division of Local Services and the UMASS Boston Collins Center for Public Management.

At the conference you will learn about:

  • State grants and technical assistance that can help your city and town raise its game on data and technology
  • Best practices in planning, budgeting, staffing and improving the culture around I.T. in municipal government
  • Procuring what you need and working across city and town lines to enhance I.T. services
  • The new Public Records Law and how open data can help your city or town more easily provide residents the information they seek
    I.T. lies at the heart of so many critical municipal functions. Please join us to consider new ways and resources to make I.T. work for your town and city.



October 18, 2016
8:00 am - 12:35 pm


Sheraton Framingham Hotel
1657 Worcester Road
Framingham, MA 01701 United States
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