Category: IT Department News

Questica TeamBudget Operating Conversion Completed

Information Technologies and Finance staff, working with Questica technical support, completed the conversion and update of the budgeting software. TeamBudget Capital and TeamBudget Operating modules are now a single integrated software platform, allowing clients to work in one application. Data is now easier to access and share. The system now supports unlimited forecast years. Search […]

City’s Official YouTube Channel was Launched!

The City’s official YouTube channel was launched Wednesday, August 1st and is now available for online viewing and subscribers. We will use this channel to share the City’s productions with a wider audience and increase our public image on YouTube. We’re already seeing a much more positive search result when you type in “City of […]

UC2B/Gigabit Squared Commitments Map

UC2B/Gigabit Squared sign up map is now live! IT staff introduced a web map on July 25th that tracks the number of commitments to Gigabit Squared high speed fiber connections. The map is updated daily to reflect the latest commitments received. The map can be accessed from the UC2B website or from the City’s online […]

GIS Tree Inventory

Have you ever wanted to know what type of tree is growing in front of your house? Now you can find out online! IT Department staff recently added the City’s GIS tree inventory to our online web map “Champaign – Current Map”.

New City Services Directory

With the assistance of several other departments, the Information Technologies Department has launched a new section of the public website – the City Services Directory! Here, the public can get a brief overview of the services that the City has to offer, find the sections of the website that provide more information (if available), and […]

Champaign Connection – Episode 31

    The 31st episode of “Champaign Connection” airs on CGTV thru the end of August. Sgt. Nate Rath (Police Department) and Pastor Willie Comer (Berean Covenant Church) discuss how the community must come together to stop the escalation of gun violence in Champaign. Hear their valuable advice for both gun owners and parents – […]

Find it Fridays

As of July, the Information Technology Department has started a new weekly feature on the City of Champaign Facebook page called ‘Find it Fridays’ to encourage citizen engagement. For ‘Find it Friday’, a picture is posted in the morning of some feature within the City of Champaign that is taken in a close-up or abstracted […]

CGTV Online Now Viewable on iPad/iPod

For the last several months, Information Technologies Department staff has worked with the City’s online video hosting service (TelVue) to make City videos available for on-demand viewing on Apple iOS devices (iPads and iPods). All City-produced videos and all 2012 City meetings are now viewable on iOS devices. The live stream is not yet fully […]

Champaign Connection – Episode 30

The 30th episode of “Champaign Connection” runs on CGTV thru the end of June. • Anthony Cobb (Chief of Police) introduces himself to the community and provides viewers a look at the man behind the badge. Learn about his management philosophy and goals for strengthening the bond between the Champaign Police Department and the community. […]