Innovation and Technology

Innovation and Technology

Aligning with departments to enhance citizen services

Committed to providing services and performing responsibilities in accordance with guiding principals and City of Riverside Core values

The Innovation and Technology (IT) Department’s primary purpose is to help departments improve service delivery. Citizens and other stakeholders should benefit substantially from this strategic plan by realizing improved access to services, information, and more convenience in how they conduct business with the City. The IT Department’s goal is to serve everyone in a fair and consistent manor using the strategies, values, guiding principles, policies and procedures set forth in this document.

Mission Statement

The mission of the Innovation and Technology Department is to work collaboratively with other departments and organizations to improve the quality of life in the City through economic development; achieve innovative, practical, and reliable solutions to City problems, optimize processes through information technology leadership and professional services; and provide an exciting, challenging, and rewarding environment where team members derive satisfaction from challenging assignments, continued professional growth, personal accomplishments, and the success of City of Riverside departments in meeting their operational and service objectives.


The City of Riverside Innovation and Technology Department is committed to being a premier city government service provider. The Innovation and Technology Department’s vision is to:

  • Provide highly skilled and motivated information technology professionals that share a commitment to excellence and quality customer service.
  • Gain a clear understanding of City department’s business services.
  • Assist in developing technical solutions that meet business needs.
  • Ensure the capacity required to support current and future enterprise needs is available.
  • Provide innovative solutions and process improvement using proven state-of-the-art technologies.
  • Maximize the City’s investment in technology to ensure targeted and efficient use of resources.
  • Deploy technologies that protect individual privacy and provide adequate security to protect individual information as required by law.
  • Develop a technology infrastructure and processes to comprehensively manage, preserve, and share in electronic form, the extensive knowledge base of City departments.
  • Identify and address emerging needs for City-wide solutions.
  • Support and enhance the strategic IT competencies of the City Department’s technology power users and Business Systems Analysts.
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3900 Main St. Basement
Riverside, CA 92522

Phone: (951) 826-5508

Mon - Fri 8:00am - 5:00pm
Urgent Issues On-call 24/7
Closed on Weekends and Major Holidays
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