2014 Best of Texas Award Winners Announced at the Texas Digital Government Summit in Austin
Sacramento, CA - Bexar County, Capital Metropolitan Transportation Authority and Texas Department of Information Resources are among the winners of the 2014 Best of Texas Awards presented yesterday by e.Republic’s Center for Digital Government during an Awards Reception at the annual Texas Digital Government Summit in Austin.
In its 13th year, the Best of Texas Awards program recognizes public-sector professionals and local government organizations for their dedication and contributions to advance information technology in Texas.
Highlights from the 2014 Best of Texas winners include:
“Congratulations to this year’s Best of Texas Award winners! We are honored to recognize these outstanding recipients for their achievements,” said Todd Sander, executive director of the Center for Digital Government. “They are effectively using new technologies including mobile apps, real-time analytics, and processes with increased accuracy and security to streamline operations and enhance services for the public.”
Winners are selected based on a number of criteria, including collaboration among agencies, innovative use of technology, economic benefits and improving public services and business processes. During the reception, 14 Outstanding IT Service and Support Awards also were presented to those dedicated to Texas public service.
2014 Award Recipients:
Demonstrated Excellence in Project Management
Bridget Wolf, Application Development Manager
Texas Parks and Wildlife
Best Application Serving the Public
Best Application Serving an Agency’s Business Needs
Best IT Collaboration Among Organizations
Best In-House Developed Application
Best Mobile/Wireless Project
Most Innovative Use of Social Media
For the govtech.com story on the winners, please visit http://www.govtech.com/state/2014-Best-of-Texas-Winners-Announced.html.
Outstanding IT Service and Support Award Recipients:
Recognizing the dedicated work of public servants who work day after day - as team members, team leads, IT project leads and managers - upholding the highest standards of public service.
The Center for Digital Government is a national research and advisory institute on information technology policies and best practices in state and local government.
The Center for Digital Government is a division of e.Republic, a national publishing, event and research company focused on smart media for public sector innovation. See http://www.erepublic.com
For more information, please contact:
Janet Grenslitt, Director of Surveys and Awards