Information Services

Creative digital blue business interface on blurry background. Innovation and technology concept.

The Wake County Department of Information Services (IS) is the primary technology provider for county departments. IS operates centrally managed operations and administration for enterprise, public safety and mission-critical systems, desktop and mobile services, network and telephone services, software development and management, and technical support and consultation. We provide leadership in the areas of business process re-engineering and work with the County Manager's Office to develop long-term technology strategies.

A Recognized Leader

2020 Digital Counties Survey logo winner badge

The department has a strong focus on collaboration and customer service, and we are consistently recognized nationally for our technology practices. For the last nine years, Wake County has earned a top-10 spot in the Digital Counties Survey, including a first-place finish in 2016. The survey is conducted each spring by the Center for Digital Government and the National Association of Counties to identify the best technology practices among U.S. counties, including initiatives that streamline delivery of government services, encourage innovation and collaboration, enhance cybersecurity, and contribute to disaster response and recovery efforts.

2021 Drexel LeBow Analytics 50 Honoree

Drexel LeBow Analytics 50 award icon for Wake County

The Drexel LeBow Analytics 50 is a national recognition of analytics distinction honoring 50 organizations using analytics to solve business challenges. Presented by the Center for Business Analytics at Drexel University's LeBow College of Business, the initiative connects academia and industry, highlights best practices and applauds data-driven business impact. Honorees are selected by a panel of researchers and practitioners who evaluate nominations based on the complexity of the business challenge, the analytics solution implemented, and the solution's business impact on the organization.

Contact Us
Mon-Fri: 8:30 a.m. to 5:15 p.m.
Phone: 919-856-5800
Fax: 919-856-5630

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 550, Raleigh, NC 27602

Director of Information Services:
John Higgins