2015 Winner Profile

City and County of San Francisco

Project Description:
The San Francisco Business Portal is a comprehensive online resource for starting and growing a business in the city. The portal consolidates information from numerous city departments, clarifies the steps to regulatory compliance, and improves access to licenses and permits, making the process more efficient for the business community. The portal is written in simple language that both reads well in English and translates easily into Spanish and Chinese. Its responsive design makes it easy to use on desktop, tablet or smartphone. The portal is attracting a growing number of users in San Francisco and the Bay Area and continues to receive positive feedback for its user interface and ease of navigation.
Project type:
Business Intelligence or Data Analytics, Business Process Management, Content or Document Management
Business Functions:
New Product or Market
Business Goal:
Operational Impact
Miguel Gamino, CIO & Executive Director
Edwin M. Lee, Mayor
San Francisco, Calif.
Revenue (2014):
$7.92 billion
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