Government Technology

Westchester County DOIT Publishes Newsletter


June 6, 2005 By

Norman Jacknis, CIO
The Westchester, County, N.Y., Department of Information Technology published the first issue of Leading Technology a newsletter that covers DOIT projects and initiatives.

Included in issue number one are articles on a speech-based technology program for locating the cheapest gasoline and heating oil by telephone; Westhab, a Web-based program to locate facilities for the homeless; CHESS, a countywide disease surveillance system, and more. Westchester CIO Norman J. Jacknis -- one of Government Technology's recent "25 Doers, Dreamers and Drivers" -- says in Leading Technology that the Westchester DOIT is in the "midst of exciting times."

The multitude of projects testifies to the care and energy of Jacknis, County Executive Andrew J. Spano, and DOIT to provide effective service, safety and assistance to the residents of Westchester County.


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