Houston Information Technology Services

Houston Information Technology Services (HITS) was created in 2003 to improve the IT organization throughout the City; to leverage emerging technologies to reduce cost, limit growth in the workforce and improve services to citizens and employees.

The Department's vision is to be an information and technology organization recognized for collaborative partnership, proactive leadership, strategic innovation, and quality of customer service.

Chief Information Office Charles Thompson
Chief Information Officer

HITS is led by the Chief Information Officer (CIO) Charles T. Thompson.

"Our focus in Houston Information Technology Services (HITS) will be on service delivery, IT Governance, the building of customer service centric relationships/partnerships and operational efficiency ... all with a sense of urgency." 

IT Strategic Plan 2014 - 2016
We are pleased to introduce the City of Houston’s IT Strategic Plan. A vision for transforming the deployment, implementation, and adoption of technology; it lays a foundation for integrating technology into the lives of our employees, communities, and citizens.  More ...