Tag Archives: Allan Frank

City CTO: “We have a heck of a shot” for federal broadband stimulus money

An article that appeared on
Technically PhillySeptember 23, 2009
Written by: Brian James Kirk

Five known members of Philly’s technology community discussed the impact of Wireless Philadelphia, the city’s digital divide and its application for federal broadband stimulus dollars Tuesday evening. READ MORE.


Philadelphia CIO Allan Frank Has Plans for a Digital City

An article that appeared on
Government TechnologySeptember 2, 2009
By: Tod Newcombe

Unlike some private-sector CIOs who parachute in to fix a public-sector IT mess, Frank said he’s here for the complex challenges of a modern urban city. “I told the mayor I wanted to make an impact on the public sector,” Frank said. “I want to create a vision of what I call ‘Digital Philadelphia.'” READ MORE

Friday Q&A: Thomas Morr of Select Greater Philadelphia

An article that appeared on
Technically PhillyAugust 21, 2009
Written by: Brian James Kirk

In our coverage of the city’s Digital Philadelphia vision, city CTO Allan Frank’s conversation about a ten-year plan for the city’s technology future, we had the chance to speak to some influential members of Philadelphia’s technology community. READ MORE.

Digital Philadelphia: what it is, what it means and what’s standing in the way

An article that appeared on
Technically PhillyAugust 12, 2009

Before Friday, the City of Philadelphia, specifically its division of technology, will submit a proposal to the federal government, asking for a big slice of at least $4.6 billion set aside for municipal broadband development. READ MORE.

Nutter gives Allan Frank greater control of city’s IT

An article posted on Technically Philly.com
written by: Christopher Wink

Philly Rocket Man Allan Frank has gone from Philadelphia’s chief information officer to chief technology officer and the staff he oversees has more than tripled to 520. READ MORE