Best of California Awards

The Best of California Awards program salutes IT professionals and projects in California state and local government organizations and educational institutions. The awards were presented through 2013 at the annual California Digital Government Summit events. Previous years’ winners can be viewed below. Sign up for future schedules and notifications.

August 11, 2016

Best of California 2016: Successful Public-Sector IT Exhibits Flexibility, Adaptability

This year's winners demonstrate through their projects a willingness to adapt as circumstance dictates and use the available data to choose the most logical path forward.
August 11, 2016

Best of California Awards 2016 – Winners Announced

In its 14th year, the Best of California Awards program recognizes public-sector professionals and local government organizations for their innovative technology solutions in state and local government across the state.
August 12, 2015

Best of California Awards 2015 – Winners Announced

In its 13th year, the Best of California Awards program recognizes public-sector professionals and local government organizations for their innovative technology solutions in state and local government across the state.
August 22, 2013

2013 Best of California Awards Celebrate Top IT Projects and Leaders

IT achievements and innovators throughout the state are honored in the annual Best of California awards program.
August 22, 2013

Best of California Awards 2013

California Public-Sector IT Leaders Honored for Innovation and Service at Government Technology Conference
May 30, 2012

Best of California Awards 2012

New in 2012, the Best of California People’s Choice Application Contest highlights the best applications in two categories: those developed by city, county and state government entities and those developed by private industry in service to government.
May 9, 2011

Best of California Awards 2011

Many of this year’s winning projects feature the automation of systems to ease budget cuts, accelerate processes and provide the public with a better experience. These award winners demonstrate the determination of California agencies to continue to create efficiencies and be innovative with technology despite limited financial resources.
December 3, 2009

Best of California Awards 2009

Eighteen of California’s top technology projects and leaders from state and local governments were commended by the Center for Digital Government, a division of e.Republic, to be the recipients of its esteemed 2009 Best of California awards.
December 3, 2008

Best of California Awards 2008

Sixteen of California's top technology projects and leaders from state and local governments were recently selected by the Center for Digital Government, a division of e.Republic, to be the recipients of its esteemed 2008 Best of California awards.
December 12, 2007

Best of California Awards 2007

The field was the most competitive to date, reflecting a strong and diverse body of work from state government agencies. Leaders stepped up, project teams delivered on time, on budget and often against the odds, and the operations people made it work on the ground.
October 13, 2006

Best of California Awards 2006

This year's Best of California reflects the convergence of high-tech and high-touch.