The Best of New York awards program was established to recognize state and local government and education organizations for their dedication, hard work and contributions in information technology. All government and education organizations in New York are invited to submit nominations!

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An Evaluation Committee will review submissions in the following categories and select recipients. All projects nominated must be in production and fully operational by submission. An awards ceremony will be held during the New York Digital Government Summit (formerly GTC East) event on September 5th, 2014 in Albany.
Please join us for one of the highest levels of professional acknowledgement within the New York public sector IT community. Awards will be given in the following categories:
Leadership Awards
  • Demonstrated Excellence in Project Management
Project Excellence Awards
  • Best Application Serving an Agency’s Business Needs
  • Best Application Serving the Public
  • Best IT Collaboration Among Organizations
  • Best In-House Developed Application
  • Most Innovative Use of Social Media / Citizen Engagement
  • Best Mobile/Wireless Project
  • Green IT Award
For more information, contact Janet Grenslitt, Director of Surveys and Awards, Center for Digital Government