Department of Technology
Jerry Hammond Center
1111 East Broad Street
Columbus, OH 43206
Office : (614) 645-2550

Sam Orth
Sam Orth joined Mayor Andrew J. Ginther’s administration in July of 2016 as Director of Technology/CIO of the City of Columbus. Born in Columbus and raised in Central Ohio, Director Orth has spent over 40 years helping government and education use technology to create value for the residents of Columbus and Ohio.

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About Us The Department of Technology (DoT) provides Columbus's residents, visitors and businesses with sustained, reliable and efficient technology services, infrastructure and telecommunications.  Technology and innovation. DoT focuses on the delivery and operations of vital IT infrastructure network and telecommun - learn more

Innovation Some of the most powerful innovations you can make are in business methods and customer service.  - learn more

Centralized Services & Programs The Department of Technology (DOT) is dedicated to providing innovative technologies to help improve the efficiency of government operations and services, which helps reduce costs, increase transparency, and maximize network security. - learn more

Awards The City of Columbus has been recognized as a leader in leveraging technology to improve citizen engagement and access to services. Columbus has been named a Smart 21 Community by the Intelligent Community Forum, has received the Sunshine Review Sunny Award, and has also bee - learn more

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Geographic Information System The City of Columbus Geographic Information System (GIS) is an enterprise-wide system that provides broad access to geospatial data and applications throughout the City and to the public. - learn more